ONEIA

ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION 

Environmental Law for Business: A Year in Review

  • 26 Nov 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)
  • 19 Toronto Street Toronto, M5C 2R1

Gowling WLG is hosting the

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FOR BUSINESS: A Year in Review

Join us for “Environmental Law For BusinessTM: A Year in Review.”  Lawyers from Gowling WLG’s Environmental Law Group and select expert guests will provide their thoughts on current issues and trends in the complex and quickly evolving world of environmental law.

What you need to know about environmental law in 2019 and what’s coming in 2020:

·     Climate litigation in Canada and an update on emission trading south of the border

·     New risks of regulatory clean-up orders for brownfield properties

·     Developments in Environmental (now Impact) Assessment

·     Environmental implications of the recent federal election and Ontario’s Better for People, Smarter for Business Act

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AGENDA

8:00

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Registration
Light breakfast will be provided
8:30 - 9:15 

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Panel 1
The Future of Impact Assessment in Canada. Environmental assessment is now impact assessment - What changed?

 

9:15 - 10:00

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Panel 2
Climate Litigation. The latest developments on the federal backstop, the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act reference and an update on emission trading south of the border.


10:00

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Networking break

 

10:30 -11:15

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Buyer Be Scared? Developments in Contaminated Sites Litigation. The new risks of regulatory clean-up orders for properties in Ontario – are you prepared? 
11:15 - 12:00

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Panel 4
Implications of the Federal Election and Ontario's Better for People, Smarter for Business Act.  With guests, Chris Benedetti and Devin McCarthy from Sussex Strategy Group Inc.


 

12:00 - 1:00

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Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 

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Networking opportunity

EVENT ORGANIZER

Stephanie.Black@gowlingwlg.com

416.369.6644


Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA)

192 Spadina Avenue, Suite 306, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2C2

Tel: 416-531-7884 Email: info[at]oneia.ca

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