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  • Toronto Business fined $120,000 for Ontario Water Resources Act Violations in Eastern Region

    Ottawa - Aecon Construction and Materials Ltd. pleaded guilty to two offences and was fined $120,000 for discharging a material into water that may impair the quality of the water and failing to report the discharge, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA). The company was also issued a Court Order requiring that a fish habitat embayment is constructed within the Rideau River watershed.

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  • The Corporation of the Town of Ingersoll fined $80,000 for Ontario Water Resources Act Violations

    Woodstock - The Corporation of the Town of Ingersoll pleaded guilty to three offences and was fined $80,000 for failing to comply with the terms contained in a ministry issued permit, discharging sediment into a storm sewer, and failing to notify the ministry of the discharge, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA).

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  • Ontario Taking Next Step to Protect Water Resources

    As part of Ontario's plan to protect water resources, the province is proposing a new fee for water bottling companies that take groundwater.

    News Release | Environment and Climate Change

  • Toronto Company fined $1,800 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Toronto - Olympic Softee Inc. pleaded guilty to three offences and was fined $1,800 for failing to comply with a Provincial Officer's Order and continuing to operate a motor vehicle that did not comply with the Drive Clean program's standards, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • London Landscaping Company fined $12,000 for Pesticides Act Violations

    London - 1601901 Ontario Inc. pleaded guilty to two offences and was fined $12,000 for the application of a pesticide ingredient, commonly known as glyphosate, for a cosmetic purpose by an unlicensed person, contrary to the Pesticides Act.

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  • Ottawa Resident fined $8,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Ottawa - Eddy Lewis Conrod carrying on business as Asbestos Ottawa pleaded guilty to three offences, was fined $8,000, and was also required to pay $3175.16 in restitution for unlawfully transporting asbestos waste, unlawfully storing asbestos waste, and failing to comply with conditions of a ministry order, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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  • Ontario Moving Forward to Protect Water Resources

    Ontario is protecting groundwater sources in the province by moving forward with a two-year moratorium on new and expanded water takings by bottling companies.

    News Release | Environment and Climate Change

  • Niagara Poultry Farm fined $3,200 for Nutrient Management Act Violations

    St. Catharines - Renieris Farm Ltd. pleaded guilty to two offences and was fined $3,200 for operating a farm without a ministry approved strategy and failing to notify OMAFRA of a change in ownership of the farm operation, contrary to the Nutrient Management Act (NMA).

    Court Bulletin | Environment and Climate Change

  • Cambridge Company and Director fined $12,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

    Kitchener - Chris Strache and 2221926 Ontario Inc. pleaded guilty to two offences and were fined $12,000 for failing to comply with an order requiring a consultant to be retained and a site assessment of contamination and potential for adverse effects be completed, contrary to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).

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