The Ontario government has proposed changes to its Endangered Species Act for the first time in 10 years, with lawyers saying the shift could lead to longer timelines for decisions around how to protect endangered habitat.
A landmark decision from the Supreme Court of Canada will have an impact on how the provincial regulators that issue licences and permits deal with future environmental remediation in Ontario, say lawyers.
The rules around advertising and promotion of cannabis are restrictive; however, lawyers say there is room within federal regulations to be creative if their clients are willing to assume a little risk.
Lawyers say some Ontario condominiums have been looking to change their rules to restrict cannabis. They say there are options for legally prohibiting cannabis in buildings, such as grandfathering rules to existing residents or owners if those guidelines to prohibit smoking were not in place before the Oct. 17, 2018 legalization date.