Key Brownfields Regulation Overhauled in Ontario
Stephen Waque, a senior partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP who practises environmental law, highlights important amendments made by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment to facilitate brownfield redevelopment.
On December 29, 2009, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (the “MOE”) filed Ontario Regulation 511/09, introducing important amendments to Ontario Regulation 153/04, the principal regulation which governs the preparation and filing of Records of Site Condition.
Stephen Waque is a senior partner with BLG and a founding director and past president of the Ontario Expropriation Association. He has more than 30 years experience in the practice of expropriation legislation and real estate law. Stephen is the author of New Law of Expropriation, a two-volume reference text that deals comprehensively with government acquisitions of real estate and business interests, and is considered an authority in Canada. For more information on Stephen Waque please visit: http://www.blg.com/en/home/our-professionals/Pages/Waque-Stephen.aspx