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  • Gowlings: Sustainability shift: The evolution of Canadian water policy

    by: Liane Langstaff, Wally Braul & Harry Dahme “Introduction Water is essential to life. Up until very recently, however, Canadians have taken their water resources for granted. With the bounty of the Great Lakes and several large river systems, water protection and conservation took a back seat to more immediate environmental concerns. New provincial regulations […]

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  • Government of Canada: Harper Government to ban microbeads in personal care products

    MP – Information Gathering under Section 71 of CEPA 1999 “As part of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) and the announcement of the proposal to add microbeads to the List of Toxic Substances, the Government of Canada wishes to inform you of the publication of a Notice on Saturday, August 1, 2015, in the Canada […]

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  • Canada – United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC)

    “Regulatory Partnership Statement between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada Environment Canada (EC) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are committed to continue working together to deliver benefits for the public, industry and regulators while maintaining consumer protection, health, safety, security and the environment. The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council’s […]

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  • Health Canada: Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations Amendment

    The Regulations Amending the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (proposed Amendments) were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I for a 75-day public comment period ending on June 18, 2015. See Notice

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  • WHMIS 2015

    WHMIS 2015 “On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published in the Canada Gazette, Part II the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which, in addition to the amendments made to the Hazardous Products Act under the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No.1, modified the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 1988 to incorporate the Globally […]

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  • TDG 2014 Newsletter

    2014 TDG Newsletter The 2014 TDG Newsletter is now available on the Transport Canada website at the following address: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/newsletter-fall-2014-1215.html.   Bulletin TMD – Nouvelles, édition 2014 Le numéro 2014 du bulletin TMD – Nouvelles est maintenant disponible sur la page Web de Transports Canada à l’adresse suivante :  http://www.tc.gc.ca/fra/tmd/bulletin-printemps-2014-1215.html.

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  • Environment Canada – New Substance Program

    Environment Canada (EC) has published six new risk assessment summaries for chemicals and polymers under the New Substance Program. Included in the Background section for “any company or individual who plans to import or manufacture a substance subject to notification under the NSNR (Chemicals and Polymers) must provide the New Substances Program (NSP) with a New […]

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  • Government of Canada – Pigments of the Aromatic Azo and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping

    An Order amending the Domestic Substances List to rescind the Significant New Activity provisions on CPAOBP (CAS RN 78952-70-2) was published. Final Screening Assessment: “Certain Diarylide Yellow Pigments In October 2014, the final screening assessment for five substances was released and the related Notice was published in the  Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 148 No. 41 […]

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