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Environmental Litigation in Canada: Recent Trends and Updates

June 2, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Please note that this program will be delivered in English.

Join members of the Blakes Environmental group for a discussion around hot topics and recent developments in environmental litigation.


  • Liability for historic contamination: Civil and regulatory issues

  • Damages in contaminated sites litigation: How clean is clean?

  • Procedural traps: Identifying parties and limitation periods

  • Privilege: Is that report really protected?

  • Cutting-edge environmental litigation issues: PFAs and liability related to carbon emissions​


Mandatory Continuing Education


This program is eligible for up to 2 Substantive Hours.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 2 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia.