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Forest landscape by a lake being reflected off the water

May 10, 2018

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Ontario to Regulate Excess Soil

John R. Tidball

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has taken the next step towards a brand new regulatory regime that will dramatically affect the construction and real estate sectors. The Ministry has posted for comment a draft On-site and Excess...

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The Consequences of Off-Site Annoyances – Beauregard v. Groupe CRH Canada –

Anne-Frédérique Bourret, Claire R. Durocher

Controlling annoyances is a major consideration in worksite management. While issues like noise, dust, and vibration are of concern to any large-scale project and often trigger debates that end up in front of the courts, the recent Superior Court decision...

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The Duty to Defend Triggered Notwithstanding Environmental and Pollution Exclusion Clauses

Fareeha Qaiser

In West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., 2017 BCSC 2397, the insureds, West Van Holdings Ltd. and West Van Lions Gate Cleaners Ltd. (the “Insureds”) brought an action against Economical Mutual Insurance Company and Intact Insurance Company...

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