2024 Wildfire Season in Canada

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In 2023, Canada faced its most destructive wildfire season ever recorded with over 15 million hectares burned—far exceeding the annual average of 2.5 million hectares. Throughout Western Canada, tens of […]

Overview of Changes to the Updated Directive 071

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Directive 071: Key Changes In February 2023, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released an updated version of Directive 071: Emergency Preparedness and Response (D071). This updated version includes several changes […]

Recent Regulatory Changes 2019

New Reporting: ECCC Single Window Information Manager (SWIM) The 2019 E2 Regulations came into force on August 24th. To coincide with the new regulations, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) […]

2019 Environmental Emergency (E2) Regulations

On March 6, 2019, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) published the revised “E2 Regulations, 2019” (SOR/2019-51). Changes include: Consolidation and modification ofSchedule 1 – List of Substances; 33 new substances including:crude oil, diesel, […]

Are you Ready for the Canadian Energy Regulator?

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This year, the NEB will be transformed into the Canadian Energy Regulator (CER). The Government of Canada asserts the new changes will modernize the regulator and industry by better reflecting […]

Changes to Oil and Gas Regulations in BC

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Attention all Oil and Gas operators in British Columbia, as of March 1, 2018, the Emergency Management Regulation 204/2013 has been repealed. Operators who have submitted a permit prior to […]