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Published on: 31 Mar 2014 By

Climate change: yes, it's getting worse fast and it matters

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued its Summary for Policy Makers. Based on thousands of scientific studies since 2005 into the growing impacts of climate change, it concludes that key dangerous changes are already underway around the world, and will hurt the poor the mo…

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Published on: 31 Mar 2014 By

Another small step for environmental research at the Experimental Lakes Area

The long, painful process of rescuing the irreplaceable Experimental Lakes Area of fresh water environmental research has taken another small but essential step. The Ministry of the Environment has made the decision to proceed with  proposed regulations under the Environmental Protection Act…

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Published on: 21 Mar 2014 By ,

National class actions to be considered at the national level: The Supreme Court of Canada grants leave to appeal in Meeking v Cash Store Inc

On February 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal the decision of the Manitoba Court of Appeal in Meeking v Cash Store Inc, 2013 MBCA 81. Meeking partially enforced an order approving the settlement of a class action by the Ontario Superior Court that determined the r…

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Published on: 21 Mar 2014 By

New article regarding recent decision to grant leave to appeal in Meeking v. Cash Store Inc.

On February 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal the decision of the Manitoba Court of Appeal in Meeking v Cash Store Inc, 2013 MBCA 81.  Michael Robb and Emilie Maxwell explore the history of this action to understand two key questions central to the viability of na…

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Published on: 18 Mar 2014 By

Retraction

Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) has brought to our attention that our earlier post regarding a proposed waste diversion plan for consumer batteries was inaccurate and so this post has been removed. Please visit the WDO website to read the correction: ISP Update – Call2Recycle.

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