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    Rising Environmental Compliance Costs – Roxie Graystone interviewed for Ottawa Construction News

    “Are general contractors, skilled trades and suppliers in Ottawa aware of the legal risks and challenges of currently evolving environmental issues and legislation?”

    Construction and environmental lawyer Roxie Graystone spoke with Ottawa Construction News this month regarding climate-related regulatory compliance for the region’s construction industry and how businesses should understand legal policy to get ahead of the curve.

    Roxie addresses the potential costs of the coming changes in Ottawa including labour force availability, rising steel prices, as well as carbon pricing, and explains that “we need to recognize how these changes are going to impact the bottom line, whether it’s on the supplier side or the client side”.

    You can read the full article in Ottawa Construction News here.

    If you have any questions regarding climate-related regulatory compliance, carbon pricing, or environmental issues related to construction, please contact Roxie Graystone at [email protected]


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    Roxie Graystone

    Posted By: Roxie Graystone of Merovitz Potechin LLP


    Roxie’s education as an engineer and his experience as a drafting technician provides a great background for his construction law practice. Roxie has a degree in environmental engineering and has over 10 years of experience as an environmental lawyer and general litigation lawyer. He brings a practical and multidisciplinary approach to his environmental law and construction law practice. In addition to his construction law practice Roxie provides strategic advice and solutions to lawyers, environmental groups and corporations facing complex environmental problems, including soil and water contamination and flooding along with regulatory matters with Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.