Estate Planning In The Digital Age
Making a Will is one of the most important tasks you will complete during your lifetime. A Will is a document that, amongst other things, provides for the orderly distribution of your property after your death and appoints an executor to carry out this distribution. A Will is essential in o…Continue reading the post titled Estate Planning In The Digital Age
Fewer oil tanker spills in 2011
In 2011, oil tankers spilt less oil than ever before since records began, according to the excellent International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation. There were only four medium sized spills and one large one, for a total of about 1,000 tonnes. Better ships (with double hulls), better equip…Continue reading the post titled Fewer oil tanker spills in 2011
Siskinds LLP files new class action concerning Hyundai / Kia for misrepresenting fuel efficiency.
The class action alleges that Canadians who bought a Hyundai or Kia automobile between 2010 and 2013 are not getting the fuel efficiency numbers they were promised, and that they therefore overpaid for the vehicles and continue to overpay every time they fill up with gas. To read the full C…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds LLP files new class action concerning Hyundai / Kia for misrepresenting fuel efficiency.
An introduction to the law of noise pollution
Dianne gave a well received introduction to the law of noise pollution at the Ontario Bar Association’s Halloween breakfast. Topics included what is noise, who regulates it, how the Environmental Protection Act applies, enforcement under the EPA, bylaws and the OMB, and civil suits fo…Continue reading the post titled An introduction to the law of noise pollution
CIC Press Release on Reducing Immigration Backlogs New Blog Post by Glenn Matthews
Glenn Matthews recounts the new press release by the CIC about the large backlogs that have been developing in many categories. Read the full blog post here.Continue reading the post titled CIC Press Release on Reducing Immigration Backlogs New Blog Post by Glenn Matthews
Lawyer Sajjad Nematollahi with Siskinds LLP Ranked AmongTop 10 Iranian Lawyers on Twitter
Sajjad Nematollahi ranked among top 10 Iranian Lawyers on Twitter as assembled by Iranianlawyers.com. Follow Sajjad at @snematollahi on Twitter.Continue reading the post titled Lawyer Sajjad Nematollahi with Siskinds LLP Ranked AmongTop 10 Iranian Lawyers on Twitter
Utah latest US state to mandating disclosure of fracking chemicals
On October 24, the Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining approved a new rule requiring companies to use FracFocus, the US’s national hydraulic fracturing chemical registry, to report the amount and types of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) to produce oil and gas. Seven other s…Continue reading the post titled Utah latest US state to mandating disclosure of fracking chemicals
Protecting Your Brand
Stacey Bothwell asks the question, “Are you protecting your brand properly? How do you distinguish your goods and services from others in the marketplace? Is it a quirky logo? Is it a coined word? Is it a piece of property that you have adequately protected? Are you protecting your b…Continue reading the post titled Protecting Your Brand
Employees Have Right To Privacy On Work Computers New Blog post by Andrea Bezaire
Andrea Bezaire writes a new blog post “Employees Have Right to Privacy On Work Computers” which takes an in depth look at the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling which upheld that employees have a right to privacy on work computers in R. v. Cole and how this ruling will effect employers an…Continue reading the post titled Employees Have Right To Privacy On Work Computers New Blog post by Andrea Bezaire
Enforcement of PCB Regulations ramping up
Environment Canada is ramping up its enforcement of the federal PCB regulations. Surprisingly, they are finding illegal PCBs in municipal facilities. This could have serious consequences for municipalities, and for the individuals in charge.Continue reading the post titled Enforcement of PCB Regulations ramping up
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