519 672 2121
Close mobile menu
Published on: 23 May 2014 By

Seek Legal Advice Immediately Upon Receipt of a Request from the MOE

Landowners will often comply voluntarily with requests from the Ministry of the Environment (“MOE”), but cooperating may not always be in their best interest. Seeking early legal advice is important to determine what course of action, upon receiving notification, correspondence or an adminis…

Continue reading the post titled Seek Legal Advice Immediately Upon Receipt of a Request from the MOE
Published on: 13 May 2014 By

Huge manure spill fines: $120,000 plus surcharge

Two hog farming businesses and a Director must pay manure spill fines of $120,000, plus $30,000 victim fine surcharges, for discharging pig manure into the Thames River and Sweets Creek. The manure impaired the quality of water, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act. The individual Dir…

Continue reading the post titled Huge manure spill fines: $120,000 plus surcharge
Published on: 13 May 2014 By

Keep Your Receipt: Evidence in the Class Actions Claims Process

Class actions are commenced on behalf of individuals (called “class members”) who all have the same, or similar, claims for damages. If you think that you may be affected by a class action, it is important to preserve certain evidence that could be helpful in making a claim in the class acti…

Continue reading the post titled Keep Your Receipt: Evidence in the Class Actions Claims Process
Published on: 13 May 2014 By

CAROM V BRE-X MINERALS LTD: A Shocking Case Deserves A Shocking Conclusion

In her forthcoming article, The “Illusion of Compensation”: Cy près Distributions in Canadian Class Actions, class actions scholar, Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic, brings to comprehensive light the rather desultory state of cy près settlement jurisprudence in Canada.1 Professor Kalajdzic notes…

Continue reading the post titled CAROM V BRE-X MINERALS LTD: A Shocking Case Deserves A Shocking Conclusion