What else happens to the environment December 31?
The news today are consumed by the US “fiscal cliff“, and its implications for the economy (and the environment) of the US and the world. The environmental implications could be enormous. But there are other important environmental deadlines today.Continue reading the post titled What else happens to the environment December 31?
Best holiday wishes
To all our friends and readers, An amazing amount of volunteer time goes into producing this blog. We are so glad that you find it helpful. Thank you so much for your interesting comments and questions this year, and for the helpful corrections! Best wishes to all for 2013. May you find comf…Continue reading the post titled Best holiday wishes
Siskinds is Proud to be A Platinum Sponsor of the 2013 Junior Curling Championships
London’s Highland Country Club will play host to the 2013 Ontario Junior Curling Championships from January 2-6. The most accomplished junior men’s and women’s teams from across the province will travel to the Forest City in pursuit of the coveted title of Ontario Champion. The 64 young athl…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is Proud to be A Platinum Sponsor of the 2013 Junior Curling Championships
More approvals reform: generators, cooling towers, retail dust collection
Environmental Approvals Reform: The third wave of Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (permit by rule) sectors are now under evaluation: small electricity generators, cooling towers for comfort cooling and retail dust collection. If approved, these activities would no longer require e…Continue reading the post titled More approvals reform: generators, cooling towers, retail dust collection
Siskinds Associate Paula Lombardi Joins 100 Women Who Care London
Recently Siskinds Associate Paula Lombardi joined the Board of Directors for “100 Women Who Care London”. 100 Women Who Care is a group that donates funds to local charitable organizations in an effort to help those in need. The group has currently supported organizations such …Continue reading the post titled Siskinds Associate Paula Lombardi Joins 100 Women Who Care London
Federal wildlife fines to rise, not much time to comment
On December 15, 2012, Environment Canada published proposed Regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part I for a 30-day comment period:Continue reading the post titled Federal wildlife fines to rise, not much time to comment
Siskinds Lawyers Highlighted by Lexpert in Their 2012 Lexpert US Guide-Litigation
Congratulations James Caskey Q.C., Scott Ritchie and Charles Wright for being recognized as Expert Litigators and Michael Robb for being one of Lexperts Litigators to Watch in this year’s guide to the leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds Lawyers Highlighted by Lexpert in Their 2012 Lexpert US Guide-Litigation
Latest anti-wind appeal ends with a whimper
Just as wind scientists have noted for years, he testified that health effects are based primarily on people’s opinions about the turbines. Therefore, he said, if an individual believes that a turbine will harm him or her, that person will suffer such harm, and therefore turbines should n…Continue reading the post titled Latest anti-wind appeal ends with a whimper
New Cycling Strategy for Ministry of Transportation
As ghost bikes (marking the site of a cycling death) multiply around Toronto, the Ministry of Transportation has announced its plans to respond to the Chief Coroner of Ontario’s “Cycling Death Review”. Comments on EBR posting 011-7552 are invited until January 31, 2013. As a first step, MTO …Continue reading the post titled New Cycling Strategy for Ministry of Transportation
Holiday gifts: reduce carbon footprint and build peace?
Dear friends and faithful readers, Here are two ideas for easy holiday gifts that make the world a better place: a local option, and one in the Middle East. (We have no financial stake in either.)Continue reading the post titled Holiday gifts: reduce carbon footprint and build peace?