Blog; COVID-19 - Compliance with Federal Environmental Requirements08-Apr-20
By the McLennan Ross Energy, Environmental & Regulatory Team
In recognition of the compliance challenges many companies are encountering during the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (the “ECCC”) has recently announced the ECCC’s intended approach during the crisis. While companies are expected to continue to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and to operate in a manner that is safe and protects human health and the environment, ECCC will exercise discretion and take into account any challenges that regulated parties are facing when considering enforcement action.
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