Wind Controversy Research Report
the considerable volume of independent research that exists demonstrates that the arguments made in favour of wind are considerably more supported than those against it.Continue reading the post titled Wind Controversy Research Report
Attacks escalating on environmental charities
Just as the Federal Budget spends $8 million to increase the burdens on charities to prove that they are staying away from political activities, the oil industry is trying to get Environmental Defence’s charitable registration revoked. The lobby group that calls itself Ethical Oil has …Continue reading the post titled Attacks escalating on environmental charities
Mine or hauler: Who's responsible for Waste PCB Oil?
In Enviro West Inc. v. Copper Mountain Mining Corp. a waste hauler was hired to remove waste oil from a transformer at a mine. Despite several oral and written warnings, the hauler didn’t realize the oil was heavily contaminated with PCBs. As a result, the hauler mixed the PCBs with ot…Continue reading the post titled Mine or hauler: Who's responsible for Waste PCB Oil?
State of the Unions
In the wake of belt-tightening budgets from government and a growing sense that labour relations are entering a more difficult period in both the public and private sectors, an article in last weekend’s Globe and Mail by John Allemang makes for interesting reading – whether your organization…Continue reading the post titled State of the Unions
Feed in Tariff update for renewable energy
Wind and Solar Tariffs Reduced New Emphasis on Community Power–10% of Capacity Set Aside Substantial Increase in Inflation Adjustment for Biomass and Biogas Program Moves to Annual Review Possible New Renewable Targets No Word on Connection Barriers and Inclusion of New Technologies Pa…Continue reading the post titled Feed in Tariff update for renewable energy
OBA prods AG on Anti-SLAPP
The Ontario Bar Association has reminded the Attorney General of the need for anti-SLAPP legislation in Ontario:Continue reading the post titled OBA prods AG on Anti-SLAPP
Young Global Leader
Rebecca Saxe, an associate member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT and associate professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, has been named one of the World Economic Forum‘s Young Global Leaders for 2012.Continue reading the post titled Young Global Leader
Siskinds is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Golf Play Day.
This event is taking place on Wednesday, June 6th and includes 9 holes of golf, fun and games with a fabulous lunch & dinner at Sunningdale Golf & Country Club.Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Golf Play Day.
Creditor or regulator? Nortel, the MOE and environment v insolvency
If there are continuing operations, there has to be ongoing compliance with environmental legislation. But if there are no ongoing operations, the environmental regulator has to rely on its security, failing which it has unsecured status.Continue reading the post titled Creditor or regulator? Nortel, the MOE and environment v insolvency
Is public consultation a political activity forbidden to charities?
With the launch of Conservative Senator Nicole Eaton’s inquiry into the “Involvement of Foreign Foundations in Canada’s Domestic Affairs”, increased scrutiny is being focused on the activities of Canada’s charitable environmental groups. In particular, is participating in public consultation…Continue reading the post titled Is public consultation a political activity forbidden to charities?
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