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ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY - Regulatory offences and prohibitions - Water environmental offence - Destruction of fish habitat - Penalties, remedial orders and sentencing principles

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 8:32 AM  

Application by Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. (Rio Tinto) for leave to appeal a decision of a summary conviction appeal court judge dismissing its appeal from convictions under the Fisheries Act for unlawfully lowering the water level in a river that resulted in destruction of fish habitat and unlawfully destroying fish by decreasing the water supply to the Kemano River. Application by the Crown for leave to appeal the order of the summary conviction appeal court setting aside an order made a trial under s. 79.2(f) of...