Pesticides, good news and bad
The good news: What ever happened to spray drift? We used to get frequent reports on prosecutions and civil suits relating to damage caused by spray drift onto trees, gardens, and fields. Now, such problems seem much less common. Why?Continue reading the post titled Pesticides, good news and bad
Long-time London lawyer honoured by law society
Londoncommunitynews.com reports on Jim Caskey, a senior partner with Siskinds LLP, being one of six recipients of the 2012 Law Society Medal. To read the article, please click here.Continue reading the post titled Long-time London lawyer honoured by law society
Big personal fine for contractor
Fines imposed on individuals for environmental offences keep increasing.Continue reading the post titled Big personal fine for contractor
10 Tips for Individuals Injured in a Motor Vehicle Collision
A motor vehicle collision is a frightening and confusing time for those involved. Siskinds Personal Injury Partner Emily Foreman knows just how crucial the gathering of information can be when an accident has occurred, and has provided these 10 tips for anyone involved in an unfortunate acci…Continue reading the post titled 10 Tips for Individuals Injured in a Motor Vehicle Collision
NTREE: who understands climate risks?
In its Advisory Report – Facing the Elements: Building Business Resilience in a Changing Climate, the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy provides a fascinating insight into the way different business sectors perceive, and disclose, the risks associated with climate…Continue reading the post titled NTREE: who understands climate risks?
Repair Cafe- real waste diversion
Here’s a great idea for waste diversion: repair cafes, where people bring things that need fixing to volunteers who like to fix things, and to teach others how to fix them too. This is the concept of the fast growing Dutch Repair Cafes:Continue reading the post titled Repair Cafe- real waste diversion
$40,000 fine for firing whistleblower
On March 22, 2012, Carica Construction Inc. was convicted on two violations under the Environmental Protection Act. The company failed to report a spill of hydraulic oil, and fired the employee who did report it.Continue reading the post titled $40,000 fine for firing whistleblower
Siskinds is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming exciting Windows of Opportunity event which has engaged members from all corners of the community and challenged them to take a door or window from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and turn it into a piece of art or furniture for the home, office or garden.
The event is taking place on June 14th at the Delta London Armouries and tickets are $75.00 each and include two drinks and fantastic, delicious hors d’oeuvres created from a seasonal, locally produced menu at the Delta London Armouries.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming exciting Windows of Opportunity event which has engaged members from all corners of the community and challenged them to take a door or window from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and turn it into a piece of art or furniture for the home, office or garden.
Federal contaminated sites
In the 2012 Spring Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, the Commissioner focuses on the relationship between economic growth and environmental protection, the continuing debate often misdescribed as “jobs versus the environment.” He again concludes that…Continue reading the post titled Federal contaminated sites