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Environmental Law in Canada: From West to East (Eastern Session)

December 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join a panel of our national Environmental group for a two-part conversation on environmental law developments, with specific updates relevant to Eastern and Western Canada. Both webinars will include a brief overview of the opposite jurisdiction.


  • Overview of new Quebec developments

  • Ontario’s new Environmental Assessment Act

  • Prosecutions and administrative monetary penalties – the latest in enforcement

  • Species at risk and impacts on development federally and in Quebec and Ontario

  • What to watch out for in the world of emerging contaminants like PFAS

  • Circular economy – product stewardship developments in Ontario and Quebec

  • A brief overview of western Canadian developments

A brief Q&A session will follow each presentation.

For more information on the western Canada session, please click here.

Thursday, December 8, 2022
12 - 1:30 p.m. (ET)


Mandatory Continuing Education


This program is eligible for up to 1 hour and 15 minutes of Substantive content.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for up to 1.25 CPD Credit Hours The Law Society of British Columbia.

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.