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May 19, 2020

Do I have to comply with Environmental Regulations during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis, causing significant disruptions to businesses across all sectors. The ever-evolving nature of the pandemic and the numerous statements and orders issued by all levels of government in Canada makes navigating the legal landscape of this new reality challenging. Whether business operations are ramping up, slowing down, or halting altogether, businesses need to be aware of their environmental regulatory obligations.

Environmental regulators across Canada have taken different approaches to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. While some regulators have pressed pause on certain regulatory obligations, others have confirmed that regulatory obligations remain in effect.

This article outlines guidance provided by the Ontario, Alberta, and federal governments on environmental regulatory compliance and permitting.

Click here to read the full article.

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