Written by: Heather Donaldson

The Market Surveillance Administrator has initiated an investigation into the Balancing Pool related to its strategies to offer electricity into Alberta’s power market earlier this year.  

  

The Market Surveillance Administrator is in pl...

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16.10.20 08:47 AM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson


On September 21, 2020, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks announced the Federal government accepted Ontario’s Emission Performance Standards (EPS) program as an alternative to the federal output-based pricing system ...

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14.10.20 08:38 AM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson


The Canadian House of Commons passed Bill C-4 on March 13, 2020 and proclaimed the majority of the bill in force July 1, 2020, concurrent with the coming into force of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)....

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07.10.20 11:20 AM - Comment(s)

Written by; Heather Donaldson

Effective September 26, 2020 all workplaces in Ontario are required to screen all workers, contractors, volunteers, and outside services for COVID-19 as a condition of entry.

  

O. Reg 364/20 was amended including a requirement that "the person responsible ...

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05.10.20 01:15 PM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson

The Saskatchewan Chemical Fertilizer Incentive (SCFI) Act was proclaimed in force this summer.  The SCFI fulfills the commitment in the SaskFirst Growth Plan. It is a new growth tax incentive intended to...

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29.09.20 02:09 PM - Comment(s)


Written by: Madeline Warner


In July, a floating PV plant came online in the Netherlands; this is now the largest floating PV (photovoltaic power station) plant in the world outside of China. This plant provides 27.4 MW, enough power for 7200 households and businesses. In comparison, the largest ...

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14.09.20 01:36 PM - Comment(s)


Written by: Joud Arjour


On the 14th of August, the British Columbia government passed Bill 23, which made a large number of amendments, 34 precisely, to the Workers Compensation Act. Some of the more important changes include increasing the max...

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14.09.20 01:28 PM - Comment(s)

Written by: Joud Arjour


Hydrogen gas, the world's smallest yet most abundant molecule, is appearing to be a vital part of Earth’s next energy transition. As an energy carrier it has similarities with that of electricity. It can replace fossil-fuels in ind...

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14.09.20 12:56 PM - Comment(s)

Written by Chad Grasza


On August 10, 2020, Alberta joined New Brunswick, Ontario, and Saskatchewan in signing a Memoranda of Understanding supporting the development of small modular reactors (SMRs). This commits Alberta to work to promote the expanded use of nuclear power, a commitment that the othe...

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08.09.20 02:55 PM - Comment(s)
The Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset System (“Federal GHG Offset System”) proposed by the Government of Canada complements the Green Gas Pollution Pricing Act by further detailing one of the ways businesses can atone for excess gas emissions: offset credits.
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31.08.20 10:24 AM - Comment(s)