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Updates to Canada’s Environmental Health and Safety Laws and Policies


Québec City


October 18, 2022

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Hear leading experts discuss emerging trends and latest developments to Canada’s environmental, occupational health and safety laws and policies. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Recent developments in environmental legislation and case law, including upward pressure on penalties for environmental offences, ESG disclosure developments and proposed expansion of administrative monetary penalties in Ontario
  • Recent amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Ontario), including increases in the maximum fines for Directors & Officers, extension of the limitation period and the potential for prescribed orders
  • The court’s expansion of the OHSA definition of ‘employer’ in Ontario (Labour) v Sudbury (City), 2021 ONCA 252
  • The revised Occupational Health and Safety Act (Alberta) – highlights and key changes

Speakers: Nicholas HughesSelina Lee-Andersen, Justine Lindner, Ben Ratelband, Joanna Rosengarten, Alexander SteeleJustin Turc

For questions about this seminar, please contact [email protected].

This program qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of CPD credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia and Ontario.

Barreau du Québec Continuing Education: This program contains 1.5 hours of content. For more information regarding the declaration and recognition of educational activities, please contact the Barreau du Québec.




12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (ET)
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (MT)
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (PT)

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