Posts Tagged ‘ Paul Manning ’

Canada: Environmental Implications of the New Federal Budget

Jul 8th, 2012 | By
Canada: Environmental Implications of the New Federal Budget

After a marathon session in the lower chamber of Canada’s federal parliament, the Conservative government majority prevailed and its federal Budget Bill C-38 (Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act)  became law at the end of June 2012. Bill C-38 brings with it considerable restructuring of Canadian environmental regulation. The federal government says that the objective of
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Ontario: Storm Clouds Brew for Wind and Solar

Mar 11th, 2012 | By
Ontario: Storm Clouds Brew for Wind and Solar

Ontario’s ambitious renewable energy program is under attack from all sides. In December 2011, the Auditor General criticized the province’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) rates for renewable energy as being too costly (see the Manning Environmental Law blog post December 5, 2011) . In February of this year, the report of the Commission on the Reform
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