Sino-Forest debt holders to oversee liquidation.
The Globe and Mail reports on Siskinds class action against Sino-Forest.To read the full story, please visit http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/sino-forest-debt-holders-to-oversee-asset-sales/article1360317/.Continue reading the post titled Sino-Forest debt holders to oversee liquidation.
Sino-Forest issues warning about financial statements.
Thestar.com reports on Siskinds class action against Sino-Forest.To read full article, please visit http://www.thestar.com/article/1114154–sino-forest-issues-warning-about-financial-statements.Continue reading the post titled Sino-Forest issues warning about financial statements.
Biodiversity protection- how good?
Just as the Ministries of Environment and Natural Resources brace for cuts, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario has released another timely special report on the grave threats to biodiversity in Ontario.Continue reading the post titled Biodiversity protection- how good?
Ponoka fined $70,000 for sewage discharge permitted by province
While federal environmental enforcement is less frequent these days, the fines imposed are getting larger. The small town of Ponoka, Alberta (population about 7000) was fined $70,000 after pleading guilty to one count under the Fisheries Act. The Town was releasing effluent from their wastew…Continue reading the post titled Ponoka fined $70,000 for sewage discharge permitted by province
Canada-wide Neurontin® Class Action – Notice of Certification.
Canada Newswire reports on Siskinds class action class action relating to the drug Neurontin®.To read full story, please visit http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/903975/canada-wide-neurontin-class-action-notice-of-certification.Continue reading the post titled Canada-wide Neurontin® Class Action – Notice of Certification.
In depth analysis of Heyes v BC
We’ve twice mentioned the BC case, refusing to compensate business owners severely impacted during subway construction: Susan Heyes Inc. v. South Coast BC Transportation Authority. See April and March, 2011. The Supreme Court refused leave to appeal on October 20, 2011. The current iss…Continue reading the post titled In depth analysis of Heyes v BC
Congratulations to Environmental Commissioners
I am late in congratulating both the Ontario and the federal Environmental Commissioners for their invaluable annual reports, and will try to look more closely at their findings as time permits. The Ontario Commissioner emphasizes how much the Ontario Ministry of the Environment is doing wit…Continue reading the post titled Congratulations to Environmental Commissioners
Koskie, Siskinds to Lead Class-Action Suit Against Sino-Forest
Businessweek reports on Siskinds winning approval from an Ontario judge to lead an investor class-action lawsuit against Sino-Forest Corp. For more information, please click here.Continue reading the post titled Koskie, Siskinds to Lead Class-Action Suit Against Sino-Forest
The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims
The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims (Presented at the 2012 International Cartel Workshop. American Bar Association. Feb 1-3, 2012) Introduction Just as numerous countries around the world begin to address civil claims for cartel conduct and decide o…Continue reading the post titled The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims
2012 begins with much-needed clarity from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
It’s a Happy New Year indeed for labour/employment lawyers and their clients, who now have clear direction from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal on the thorny issue of when duplicative litigation will be permitted (or not!) before the Tribunal. Previously, the Tribunal had issued conflictin…Continue reading the post titled 2012 begins with much-needed clarity from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal