Ontario Failing Our Future on Climate Change
In his latest report, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner again strongly criticizes the Ontario government for doing too little on climate change. The Ontario government has done a lot, most notably closing coal-fired power plants and adopting the Green Energy Act. In this, Ontario co…View the post titled Ontario Failing Our Future on Climate Change
Inspections v Investigations: Do You Know the Difference?
Do you manage a business? Do you know the difference between an EPA inspection and an EPA investigation? In the newest post from our blog Clearing the Air, Paula Lombardi looks at this important issue and offers advice that will help your business be prepared.As mentioned in the last post, t…View the post titled Inspections v Investigations: Do You Know the Difference?
Congratulations James Caskey on 50 Years
Siskinds is delighted to congratulate its own, James Robert Caskey, Q.C., on his being named a Life Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in recognition of his 50 years of outstanding service to Ontario’s Litigation Bar. After graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1961 and his call …View the post titled Congratulations James Caskey on 50 Years
Bill 83: Anti SLAPP law at last
Ontario is finally introducing an anti SLAPP law later today, the Public Participation Act, 2013. We worked hard to reach this result, through the Ontario Bar Association, and in cooperation with other stakeholders. Lets hope it is acceptable to the NDP and will be passed with their support.View the post titled Bill 83: Anti SLAPP law at last
Siskinds Desmules Sponsors Carole Oullet in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
Last weekend our affiliate office in Quebec, Siskinds Desmeules was proud to sponsor Carole Ouellet as she participated in the Relay for Life. Carole and her team, “Chabot-T”, were the top fundraising team of the event raising $6,300 to support The Canadian Cancer Society. The Canadian Canc…View the post titled Siskinds Desmules Sponsors Carole Oullet in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
Behind the Scenes with Siskinds
If you have been listening to the radio recently you may have heard our radio advertisements featuring some of our clients. We have always believed that highlighting our clients is the best way to showcase the work that Siskinds does. This resulted in our “Let Siskinds Represent You.” campa…View the post titled Behind the Scenes with Siskinds
Ontario to give municipalities more control of siting large wind projects
Ontario will increase local control over future renewable energy projects, as previously promised by Premier Wynne.View the post titled Ontario to give municipalities more control of siting large wind projects
Drennan Anti-Wind Lawsuit Stayed Until Tribunal decides
Shawn and Trisha Drennan farm in the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, where K2 propose to develop a wind power project of 140 wind turbines (270 megawatts). As discussed in our earlier blog, the Drennans started a lawsuit, hoping to prevent construction of the wind farm. They claim th…View the post titled Drennan Anti-Wind Lawsuit Stayed Until Tribunal decides
Beyond Branco: A Comparison Of Recent Decisions On Insurers’ Bad Faith And Punitive Damages
The recent decision Branco v American Home Assurance Company received a lot of attention for the high damages awarded against an insurer for acting in bad faith. Branco was just one of a series of cases dealing with bad faith damages in Canada over the last year. In this article, Siskinds lo…View the post titled Beyond Branco: A Comparison Of Recent Decisions On Insurers’ Bad Faith And Punitive Damages
Tattoos and Trustworthiness – Discrimination for Decoration?
Do you have tattoos? Do you trust professionals with tattoos? Fashion is constantly changing and more and more people have tattoos and are displaying them in the workplace. In her latest blog post Beth Traynor looks at a 2012 Labour Arbitration decision on whether or not a hospital could ba…View the post titled Tattoos and Trustworthiness – Discrimination for Decoration?
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