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Published on: 29 Aug 2013 By

Tiny amount of hazardous material can make a whole waste load "hazardous"

A recent court decision has dramatically widened Ontario’s rules on what constitutes “hazardous waste”. Now, any hotspot can be enough to make an entire load “hazardous waste”. This is a particular risk for those handling spill cleanup materials and other small …

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Published on: 23 Aug 2013 By

All That e-Glitters: Bitcoins and Securities Regulation

What are Bitcoins and what laws apply to them? In a new post, Siskinds class action lawyer Daniel Bach explains what Bitcoins are and looks at a recent US court decision considering whether or not they should be governed by securities laws.The age-old question: “if a new security purports to…

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Published on: 18 Aug 2013 By

Your Uninsurable Home? What is climate change’s wild weather doing to insurance?

Across Canada, this year has brought severe storms, floods, wildfires and other catastrophic weather. As people in Calgary, Toronto and other hard hit areas try to rebuild their lives, most of them expect that someone should help them pay for the damage. Oil-rich Alberta has promised $1 bill…

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Published on: 13 Aug 2013 By

Feds must disclose: will they save the endangered sage grouse?

As we wrote earlier, sage grouse are on the brink of extinction in Canada due to the destruction of their habitat, largely related to oil and gas development. The federal Minister of the Environment has refused to disclose if they will do anything about it. Last week’s Federal Court of Appea…

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