$20,000 for breach ECA at wood recycler
Two Vaughan companies were fined $20,000, plus the 25% victim fine surcharge, for failing to comply with a ministry approval for their woodwaste processing and transfer site. Keele North Recycling Inc. operates a waste processing and transfer site located in Vaughan, owned by Keele North Rec…View the post titled $20,000 for breach ECA at wood recycler
Final regulations for heavy duty vehicle emissions
On February 25, 2013, the Federal Government followed the US and announced the final efficiency and emission standards for new on-road heavy-duty vehicles and engines. The regulations are intended to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and to match American req…View the post titled Final regulations for heavy duty vehicle emissions
Ontario Great Lakes Protection Act back again?
The Great Lakes Protection Act was re-introduced by Ontario’s Liberal government; if passed it includes measures to improve water quality and protect the lakes, their shores and wetlandsView the post titled Ontario Great Lakes Protection Act back again?
Wynne v Obama: sustainable Ontario?
In sharp contrast to Obama’s State of the Union Address, the first Speech from the Throne under Premier Wynne gives little emphasis to environmental issues, including climate change. As we feared from the composition of the transition team, the Ontario Throne speech was modest in its energy …View the post titled Wynne v Obama: sustainable Ontario?
Siskinds Sponsors Take the Night with Blue and White
Siskinds is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for the upcoming “Take The Night With the Blue & White” the 13th Annual Dinner, Dance and Silent Auction benefiting the Brain Injury Association of London and Region. This gala event is taking place this Saturday March 2, 2013 at the London Conv…View the post titled Siskinds Sponsors Take the Night with Blue and White
Think before you text!
It is increasingly common in family law litigation for text messages to be introduced as evidence. This can happen when two parties have had a relationship breakdown and the conversations have taken a negative tone. In this article Nadine Russell takes a look at the recent Ontario Superior C…View the post titled Think before you text!
It is now an environmental offence to kill birds with buildings
Ecojustice has done another important public service by prosecuting Cadillac Fairview for slaughtering migratory birds, including endangered species, with a particularly lethal set of mirrored buildings, the Yonge Corporate Centre (“YCC”) office buildings in Toronto. According to Judge Melvy…View the post titled It is now an environmental offence to kill birds with buildings
Understanding Legal Costs
When clients first become involved in a legal action, many are confused about how the civil legal system works and whether or not they could be subjected to paying the other party’s costs. Every situation is different, but in Ontario it is the usual practice for the loser to pay the winner’s…View the post titled Understanding Legal Costs
Golf club fined for taking too much water, providing false records
Mitchell Golf & Country Club Inc. and Alfred John Schmoelzl, its employee, were fined $30,000 (plus 25% victim fine surcharge) for breaching the company’s permit to take water from the North Thames River in West Perth, contrary to the Ontario Water Resources Act. Based on water level da…View the post titled Golf club fined for taking too much water, providing false records
Siskinds’ generosity once again surpasses expectations!
Siskinds’ 2012 United Way Campaign was a resounding success, thanks to the hard work of the fundraising committee and the generosity of our staff and lawyers. Siskinds has always been a strong supporter of the United Way, but the firm’s profile in the campaign was particularly high this year…View the post titled Siskinds’ generosity once again surpasses expectations!
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