A new Northwest Territories Wildlife Act worth learning about
In honour of National Indigenous People’s Day, here’s a quick look at the Northwest Territories’ proposed innovative Wildlife Act, developed jointly with First Nations communities and governments. Wildlife management in the North is inextricably tied to aboriginal rights an…View the post titled A new Northwest Territories Wildlife Act worth learning about
Government’s Giant Mine remediation plan would leave site hazardous
Review Board agrees: the proposed Giant Mine Remediation Project IS likely to cause significant cumulative adverse impacts. It needs expensive changes.View the post titled Government’s Giant Mine remediation plan would leave site hazardous
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…View 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…View 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…View 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 …View 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…View 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.View 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…View 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…View the post titled Household chemical exposure warning for pregnant women
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