Fully Accredited Program Canada Environmental Law and Compliance

Environmental laws in Canada are intricate. With a complex interplay of federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal regulations, this intricate system can generate overlapping or even contradictory rules, making it difficult for environmental leaders to navigate the legal landscape. Furthermore, violating Canada's stringent environmental regulations can result in fines up to CAD 6 million, escalating to CAD 12 million for subsequent violations. Adherence to these regulations is crucial for legal safeguarding and fostering sustainable development.

This certified program will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the intricate and dynamic environmental laws in Canada at the federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal levels. You will explore a wide range of critical topics, including the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), Impact Assessment Act, Fisheries Act, Clean Water Act, and province/territory-specific environmental laws, providing you with a well-rounded grasp of the legal framework governing environmental protection. This program will also emphasize provincial and territorial laws, focusing on their unique aspects and nuances in implementation, helping you comprehend the interplay between federal and provincial/territorial laws.

In addition, this program will teach you how to develop and implement environmental policies and procedures aligned with relevant legislation, as well as how to conduct environmental impact assessments, obtain necessary approvals, and create effective environmental compliance management. You will also learn crucial topics such as climate change law and policy, and anticipate future environmental legal changes. With a solid understanding of Canada's environmental laws and regulations, you can integrate best practices into your organization's environmental management strategy, ensuring legal compliance and sustainability.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance. This certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in Canadian environmental law and ability to create proper compliance frameworks aligned with all relevant legislation and policies. Globally recognized, this industry-leading certification has lifelong validity and will showcase your expertise and commitment to excellence in the environmental management field.

 

4.6 (936 Professional Learners) 1

1 Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications' reviews and ratings are a comprehensive collection of participants feedback we have gathered over the last decade. To view authentic and personal testimonials that are handwritten by our participants, please download our participants' written reviews here.

This program will entitle you:

Download Brochure Pricing & Registration
  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on Canada environmental legislation framework, latest regulation and compliance requirement.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance. This certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating Canada environmental laws and your ability to create proper compliance frameworks that is aligned with all relevant legislation and policies.  
  • Powerful case studies and best practices on staying compliance with environmental and sustainable practices in Canada.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisors at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore & Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia/New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • Europe/UK: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

4.8 

This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Environmental laws in Canada are complex, shaped by an intricate interplay of federal, provincial, and territorial regulations. This multi-layered governance system can result in overlapping, and sometimes even conflicting, rules that make it exceedingly challenging for environmental leaders to navigate. Furthermore, different federal and provincial agencies are responsible for enforcing various aspects of environmental law, which adds another layer of complexity to achieving compliance with the relevant legislation.

This certified program will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of Canada's complex environmental laws at federal, provincial, and territorial levels. You will delve into a wide array of critical topics including the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), Impact Assessment Act, Fisheries Act, and provincial-specific environmental laws. The program will also delve into the unique aspects of provincial and territorial laws, focusing on their nuances in implementation, and helping you understand the interplay between different levels of legislation.

Throughout the program, you will learn how to develop, implement, and manage environmental policies and procedures that are in line with Canadian legislation. Additionally, you will learn the legal requirements for conducting Environmental Assessments and project approval process as well as conducting effective stakeholder involvement and public participation. Additionally, this program will place additional emphasis on the legal frameworks that underpin sustainable waste management and resource recovery practices. It will guide you in examining the pivotal changes in climate change legislation, litigations and environmental justice.

By the end of the program, you will gain invaluable insights into the principles of Canada’s environmental laws and compliance, enabling you to construct a robust framework that safeguards your projects from violating environmental laws.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance. This distinguished certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in Canada environmental laws and your ability to create proper compliance frameworks that align with all relevant legislation and policies. Globally demanded and recognized, this industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity and will offer a testament to your expertise and commitment to excellence in the environmental management field.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Canada Environmental Law
  • Federal & Provincial Environmental Laws
  • Canada Environment Protection Act (CEPA)
  • Biodiversity Conservation Acct
  • Climate Change Act
  • Environmental Legal Compliance
  • Environmental Protection Act
  • Environmental Permitting Regulations
  • Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR)
  • Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA)
  • Clean Water Act
  • Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations
  • Waste Regulations
  • National Ambient Air Quality Objectives (NAAQOs)
  • Control of Pollution Act
  • ISO 14001
  • Waste Management
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Environmental Compliance Assessment Plan
  • Synergies of Environmental Compliance
  • Environmental Rating Scheme
  • Circular Economy Principles
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Overlapping Jurisdictions
  • Environmental Decision-Making
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Environmental Equity and Justice
  • Probity Management

Your Faculty Director

Jim Whitestone
Jim Whitestone
Chief Environmental and Financial Economist

Jim Whitestone is a renowned Chief Environmental Leader at Woodridge Solutions, where he spearheads sustainable finance initiatives, focusing on climate action, circular economy, and sustainable agriculture and resource management. Previously, Jim was the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Climate Change and Environmental Policy Division at the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. His leadership there spanned various critical areas, including climate change, Great Lakes, source-water protection, zero-waste, circular economy, toxics reduction, renewable fuels, indigenous relations, and inter-governmental affairs.

A distinguished academic, Jim lectures on climate change for Osgoode Hall Law School's Professional LLM in Energy and Infrastructure Law program. He lends his expertise to the University of Toronto as well, teaching environmental policy within the School of the Environment and climate change policy through the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

Jim has recently served as an expert panel member reviewing Canada's national carbon pricing system for the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices. He also contributes to the Institute for International Finance-supported Taskforce on scaling voluntary carbon markets as a consultative group member, while leading the Climate Chain Coalition's Canadian division. His role extends to influential advisory positions, including serving on an expert panel for the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices, reviewing Canada’s carbon pricing system.

Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance Program Agenda

Module 1 - Introduction To Canadian Environmental Law
Module 2 - Major Federal Environmental Legislation
Module 3 - Major Provincial (Ontario, Alberta, B.C., Quebec) Environmental Legislation
Module 4 - Environmental Assessment And Approvals
Module 5 - Air Quality Standards And Regulations
Module 6 - Wastewater Management Standards
Module 7 - Biodiversity And Wildlife Protection
Module 8 - Waste Management And Resource Recovery
Module 9 - Climate Change Legislation, Litigation And Environmental Justice
Module 10 - Future Policy And Technology Trends And The Environment

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand Environmental Jurisdiction: Gain insights into the division of powers in Canadian environmental regulation, including federal and provincial jurisdictions.
  • Analyze Federal Environmental Law: Learn about the scope and key provisions of major federal environmental legislations like the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).
  • Focus on Provincial and Territorial Laws: Acquire specialized knowledge of the unique aspects and nuances in the implementation of provincial and territorial environmental laws, understanding their interplay with federal regulations.
  • Environmental Assessment: Understand the stages and requirements of the environmental assessment process in Canada for project approvals.
  • Environmental Policy Development and Implementation: Learn to formulate and execute environmental policies and procedures that align with relevant Canadian legislation, ensuring effective environmental governance.
  • Conducting Environmental Impact Assessments: Master the skills necessary for carrying out comprehensive environmental impact assessments and obtaining the required approvals.
  • Air Quality Regulation Compliance: Learn how to interpret and comply with air quality standards, including National Ambient Air Quality Objectives.
  • Wastewater Management Strategies: Develop strategies for complying with wastewater management standards and understand their impact on water quality.
  • Biodiversity and Wildlife Protection: Understand legal obligations for biodiversity conservation and how to balance these with development needs under the Endangered Species Act.
  • Waste Management and Resource Recovery: Grasp the principles of the Resource Recovery & Circular Economy Act, focusing on waste reduction and corporate responsibilities.
  • Insights into Climate Change Law and Policy: Understand the evolving landscape of climate change law and policy, preparing for future legal changes and their impact on environmental strategies.

Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in Canada Environmental Law and Compliance that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in Canada environmental laws and your ability to create proper compliance frameworks that align with all relevant legislation and policies. This program is developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as adhering to highest standards of continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Canada

Dates: 16 - 17 Sep 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)
8:00am - 3:30pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
11:00am - 6:30pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 12 Jul 2024 By 23 Aug 2024 After 23 Aug 2024
Canada Delegates CAD 1,895 CAD 2,095 CAD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

Register Now

Download Brochure

You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Download brochure Download Brochure

Convincing Your Boss To Attend This Program

Securing approval from your boss to attend this program can be difficult if you don’t know what to say. So we’ve prepared a template for you! All you need to do is to download this template, copy and paste in email and send it to your boss!

Download the Template Here

Canada Environmental Law and Compliance

4.6 (936 ratings)