Solid Waste & Recycling


  • GFL Environmental fined $300,000 for environmental violation

    December 12, 2018 by SWR Staff

    OSHAWA, Ont. – On December 10, 2018, GFL Environmental Inc. was sentenced after pleading guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice to violating federal environmental legislation. The company was fined $300,000, which will be directed to the Environmental Damages Fund. After

  • News Legal

    Ontario company director jailed for PCB violations

    August 27, 2018 by SWR Staff

    BRAMPTON, Ontario – On August 21, 2018, Collingwood Prime Realty Holdings Corp. and its director, Issa El-Hinn, were sentenced in the Ontario Court of Justice for offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 related to contraventions of the PCB Regulations.

  • News Legal

    Canada Fibers Ltd seeks damages from City of Hamilton

    August 21, 2018 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Canada Fibers Ltd. (CFL) has filed a statement of claim with the Superior Court of Ontario asserting damages arising from breach of contract by the City of Hamilton. CFL’s decision to file the claim follows over 12 months

  • News Legal

    Company fined $240,000 for violating PCB rules

    August 10, 2018 by SWR Staff

    MONTRÉAL – On July 31, 2018, C.M. Security Holding Ltd. pleaded guilty to four counts of violating the PCB Regulations and one count of failing to comply with an environmental protection compliance order, thereby committing offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection

  • Mintech Marketing convicted in worker’s death

    July 24, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Mintech Marketing Inc., based in Campbellford, Ontario, collects and resells post-production plastic and other waste products. The company pleaded guilty and was fined $100,000. The court also imposed a 25-per-cent victim fine surcharge as required by the Provincial Offences Act.