Archive for Pollution

Canada Signs HNS Protocol

  • May 1, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

On April 23, 2018, Canada ratified the 2010 Hazardous and Noxious Substances Protocol (HNS). HNS still needs ratification or accession by at least nine other countries to come into force internationally. Canada’s legislation to enact HNS (by which international conventions…

Wreck Bill – Committee Report

  • March 6, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

Bill C-64 will now go back to the House of Commons for what in principle should be third reading. The parliamentary committee (TRAN) reviewing the bill issued its report at the end of last month, see the report here. Some…

New Arctic Shipping Regulations

  • January 24, 2018
  • Brisset Bishop

The Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette on January 10, 2018, with effect from December 19, 2017. See page 15.