1A- Environmental Regulation & Compliance 2017

Sarah Gilbert

2017 Course Co-Chair: Sarah Gilbert, Bennett Jones LLP

Sarah Gilbert provides regulatory advice to clients on a full range of environmental and health and safety issues, including issues relating to contaminated property, responding to spills and environmental incidents, air (noise) emissions, waste management, sewage and drinking water, and transportation of dangerous goods. Click here for full bio.

Len Griffiths

2017 Course Co-Chair: Len Griffiths, Bennett Jones LLP

Leonard Griffiths is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in environmental law. Through his broad-based practice at Bennett Jones LLP, Len assists clients with corporate transactions, environmental management systems and litigation. Click here for full bio.

2017 Guest Speakers

Gordon Reusing, GHD | Michelle Richardson, MAPI | Julia Schatz, Bennett Jones LLP | Venetia Whiting, Bennett Jones LLP | Blair Rohaly, Modernization of Approvals Branch, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

2017 Course Description

For more than 21 years, this course has provided Canada’s leading update and overview on environmental compliance for both seasoned environmental professionals and those new to environmental responsibilities. Let our team guide you through the essential, need-to-know changes to the regulatory regime that have occurred over the past year. Rely on our approachable expert panel to help provide answers to the questions that most concern you.

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Morning agenda: Begins at 9:00 AM

  • Introduction to Environmental Regulation and Compliance
    Len Griffiths, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Sources of Environmental Law in Canada
  • Spills and Discharges: Prohibitions, Reporting & Mitigation
    Sarah Gilbert, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Ontario Regulatory Framework for Air, Noise and GHG Emissions
    Gordon Reusing, GHD
  • Part A: Air Standards, Noise & Odour
  • Part B: Implications of the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act
  • Regulatory Framework for Waste Management and the new Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016
    Len Griffiths and Venetia Whiting, Bennett Jones LLP
  • The Protection of Water – Clean Water Act, 2006, Fisheries Act & Municipal By-Laws
    Sarah Gilbert, Bennett Jones LLP

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH

  • Environmental Approvals in Ontario – the future of EASRs
    Blair Rohaly, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
  • Regulatory Update on the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Hazardous Products Act (WHMIS 2015, GHS) and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992
    Michelle Richardson, MAPI
  • Enforcement and Compliance
    Julia Schatz, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Part A: Enforcement Trends, Penalties, Administrative Penalties, Officer & Director Liability, Inspections and Investigations
  • Part B: Due Diligence, Emergency Preparedness and Response
    Len Griffiths & Venetia Whiting, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Recent Environmental Cases of Interest/Questions & Answers
    All presenters

Finishes at 4:30 PM

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