Siskinds Helps Olympic Gold Medalists Raise Funds For Kids.
Earlier this month Siskinds was proud to sponsor Tessa & Scott’s Golf Classic at FireRock Golf Course. This event was hosted by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the Olympic Gold Medal winning skating duo, with proceeds benefiting the Thames Valley Children’s Centre as well as the Ilderton S…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds Helps Olympic Gold Medalists Raise Funds For Kids.
How many more people will pack into the Golden Horseshoe?
Ontario has adopted the latest update of its Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Plan, from now until 2041. The Greater Golden Horseshoe is one of the fastest growing regions in North America. By 2031, the population of this area is forecast to grow by an additional 3.7 million (from 2001) to 11…Continue reading the post titled How many more people will pack into the Golden Horseshoe?
What does it mean to “opt-out” of a class action?
What does it meant to “opt-out” of a class action? In her latest article, Siskinds Associate Linda Visser looks at what it means to opt-out of a class action. She considers the benefits of participating in class actions and provides an example of a situation where it may be worthwhile to not…Continue reading the post titled What does it mean to “opt-out” of a class action?
More on that rare tree victory
Mature trees add beauty and character to any neighbourhood, while providing shade in the summer, wildlife habitat and cleaner air. As climate change makes our summers more sweltering, trees are becoming more important than ever. Considering how important trees are to our physical and mental …Continue reading the post titled More on that rare tree victory
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and Siskinds Put Their Helmets On
Siskinds is proud to work with the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the 12th Helmets On Kids Campaign. This year the program will be providing over 1,500 bicycle helmets to children in London and the surrounding area. The campaign is having a special kickoff event this Thursday, June 20…Continue reading the post titled Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and Siskinds Put Their Helmets On
Endangered Species Act: permit by rule going ahead
If the activities are well chosen and the rules are well designed, a registration/permit by rule system makes routine permits faster, more predictable and more uniform, without reducing species protection.Continue reading the post titled Endangered Species Act: permit by rule going ahead
Oil Sands tailings pond management not meeting environmental targets
The Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board has released its 2012 Tailings Management Assessment Report, Oil Sands Mining Industry. It concludes: 6 Conclusions Industry performance over the 2010/2012 reporting period has not met the original expectations of Directive 074. However, the ER…Continue reading the post titled Oil Sands tailings pond management not meeting environmental targets
Household chemical exposure warning for pregnant women
The United Kingdom’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have released a position paper, recommending that pregnant women be advised about potential risks from daily life chemical exposures, including personal care and household chemicals. The paper, Chemical Exposures Dur…Continue reading the post titled Household chemical exposure warning for pregnant women
Northern Gateway pipeline doomed by BC and aboriginal opposition?
For an interesting take on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, and the likely impact of the British Columbia government’s public rejection of the proposal, check out the excellent US environmental news program, Living on Earth. Like many other observers, Living on Earth concludes t…Continue reading the post titled Northern Gateway pipeline doomed by BC and aboriginal opposition?
Employees With Scent Sensitivities: A Case Study
Many employees have sensitivities to fragrances found in the workplace. This can lead to headaches, nausea and other symptoms that can hinder an employee’s ability to remain on the job. In this case study, Mary Lou Brady looks at a case involving scent sensitivity and gives tips to employer…Continue reading the post titled Employees With Scent Sensitivities: A Case Study
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