Sino-Forest investors drop claims against consultants
The Globe and Mail reports on the Sino-Forest class action. To read full article, please click here.Continue reading the post titled Sino-Forest investors drop claims against consultants
Siskinds is very pleased to announce that Denise Korpan has been appointed as a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Family Division, here in London.
We are very excited for Denise and thank her for her years of partnership, friendship and collegiality. While we know Denise will be an excellent addition to the Bench in this Province, we also know she will be missed very much here at Siskinds. For full details as announced by the Depart…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is very pleased to announce that Denise Korpan has been appointed as a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Family Division, here in London.
Update to EBR regulation
The Ministry of the Environment is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 73/94 (General) and Ontario Regulation 681/94 (Classification of Proposals for Instruments) made under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993 (EBR).Continue reading the post titled Update to EBR regulation
50 years of mercury pollution: Grassy Narrows
Fifty years ago last month, in March 1962, Dryden Chemicals began dumping an estimated 10 metric tonnes of mercury into the Wabigoon River, contaminating the fish which formed the subsistence and economy of three Indigenous communities Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy Narrows), Wabaseemoong (Wh…Continue reading the post titled 50 years of mercury pollution: Grassy Narrows
Siskinds LLP has launched a class action regarding alleged price fixing in the market for gas.
For more information on this action, please click here.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds LLP has launched a class action regarding alleged price fixing in the market for gas.
Siskinds is pleased to announce that Paul Strickland will be on the cabinet for United Way London & Middlesex.
As a member of the Campaign Cabinet, he will be leading a team of volunteers, and helping make a positive difference in the community. For more information, please visit http://www.uwlondon.on.ca/campaign-cabinet.html.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is pleased to announce that Paul Strickland will be on the cabinet for United Way London & Middlesex.
Residents get leave to appeal landfill closure
Where evidence indicates that the landfill may be causing contamination, a precautionary approach requires that the harm be presumed to be occurring unless and until there is concrete evidence that it is not. In situations where scientific uncertainty exists as to whether an activity is …Continue reading the post titled Residents get leave to appeal landfill closure
More MOE cuts from Ontario Budget
The Ministry of the Environment will make some more changes, as announced in the Addendum to last week’s provincial budget. Drive Clean will be spun out to a fee-based Delegated Administrative Authority. The bridge financing for household hazardous waste disposal that hastily plugged t…Continue reading the post titled More MOE cuts from Ontario Budget
Siskinds is a proud sponsor of the Venture London Business Competition.
Venture London is a business competition fostering the thriving entrepreneurial culture in our city. The contest Launched on October 26, 2011 and the awards celebration took place on April 4, 2012. Siskinds wishes a congratulations to all finalists. For more information, please visit http://…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is a proud sponsor of the Venture London Business Competition.
Provincial budget: environmental fees going up more
Here are some excerpts from last week’s Ontario provincial budget, promising further increases in fees relating to the environment. Contaminated sites fees, water taking charges, fees for environmental compliance approvals and for hazardous waste will all go up by almost $10 million. T…Continue reading the post titled Provincial budget: environmental fees going up more
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