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Current files

Aqua Properties Ltd. and Robert Rettie

Charged is: Aqua Properties Ltd. and Robert Rettie

Court appearance: January 9, 2023 in Provincial Court of Alberta, Lethbridge

Date charges laid: August 18, 2022

Date of alleged offences: On or between August 31, 2020 and June 1, 2022

Description of charges laid: Aqua Properties Ltd. allegedly did: contravene multiple terms and conditions of its licence and failed to provide information, data, or records as required under the Water Act. Both Aqua Properties Ltd. (the corporation) and Robert Rettie (the individual) are alleged to have provided false or misleading information to Alberta Environment and Parks.

Contraventions: Water Act 142(1)(e), 142(1)(a), 142(1)(b)

Orkin Canada Corporation

Charged is: Orkin Canada Corporation

Court appearance: January 23, 2023 in Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary

Date charges laid: April 20, 2022

Date of alleged offences: On or between May 26 and May 27, 2021

Description of charges laid: Allegedly did: apply a pesticide in a way that did not follow the directions on the pesticide label. The company has also been charged with offences relating to failing to have a registration allowing them to use the type of pesticide applied.

Contraventions: Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 60; 61; 110(1)(a); 163(1); 198(1)(i) Pesticide Sales, Handling, Use and Application Regulation 5(1) Pesticide (Ministerial) Regulation 7(1)(a); 7(1)(b); 11(1)(f); 11(1)(h)

Concluded files

Information on concluded files: Environmental compliance prosecutions – Concluded files

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