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Canada Approves Regulations on Produc...

Canada Approves Regulations on Products Containing Mercury

January 13, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Canada has approved new regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act of 1999 that limit the use of mercury in products. The Products Containing Mercury Regulations go into effect November 8, 2015. The regulations prohibit the manufacture and import of products containing mercury or any of its compounds. A […]

Details on Canada’s Conflict Mi...

Details on Canada’s Conflict Minerals Act Defeat

September 26, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. As we reported yesterday, the Canadian version of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law was voted down this week. Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act, would have implemented the same due diligence responsibilities on companies that exist in the U.S. under the SEC’s adaption of the Dodd-Frank Act. The bill was introduced […]

Canadian Conflict Minerals Act C-486 ...

Canadian Conflict Minerals Act C-486 Defeated in Vote Yesterday

September 25, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Bill C-486, the Canadian version of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law, was voted down yesterday. We’ll post more tomorrow as we learn more. C-486 was introduced as a “private member’s bill” which rarely pass. A private member’s bill is a bill introduced in a parliamentary system by a member of […]

Canada to vote on Conflict Minerals A...

canada conflict minerals

September 16, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act, is due to be voted on this month by Canada’s House of Commons. If passed, the legislation would require companies that are engaged in the extraction, purchasing, trading or use of 3TG minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten or gold) originating from the Democratic Republic of Congo […]