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
Offshore wind moratorium claim
For those interested, here is a copy of Trillium Power vs. The Queen (Ontario), Trillium’s Statement of Claim against the province of Ontario over Ontario’s on-again, off-again policy of encouraging offshore wind development, which is currently under a moratorium again. The alleg…Continue reading the post titled Offshore wind moratorium claim
Expropriating contaminated land
When a municipality expropriates contaminated land, can it deduct the full cost of remediating the contamination from the amount paid to the reluctant seller? Surprisingly, the answer is still not clear.Continue reading the post titled Expropriating contaminated land
Snap London shares a photo of James Caskey and Beth Traynor, partners at Siskinds.
Jim Caskey along with Orchestra London and Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness participated in the Dickens’ A Christmas Carol fundraiser. To view, please visit http://www.snaplondon.ca/?option=com_sngevents&id=346602&utm_source=email&utm_medium=snapdContinue reading the post titled Snap London shares a photo of James Caskey and Beth Traynor, partners at Siskinds.
Siskinds is proud to announce that Scott Ritchie and Charles Wright have been named to the 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
Selection to the 2012 Lexpert / ALM 500 Directory is limited only to the top 500 vote recipients in the survey who are the considered the Most Frequently Recommended by their peers. It is a special honour and Siskinds congratulates Scott and Charles. For more information, please visit http:…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds is proud to announce that Scott Ritchie and Charles Wright have been named to the 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
Downspout disconnection- why bother?
A dinner guest recently grumbled about municipal requirements that he disconnect his downspouts. Why are they making us do such a stupid thing, he complained. What’s the point? Do we really have to do it?Continue reading the post titled Downspout disconnection- why bother?
Polar bears at risk: petition against Canada
A U.S. biodiversity group has petitioned the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, alleging that Canada has failed to enforce its species at risk law by failing to list and protect polar bears as endangered species. Such petitions can lead to a full scale investigation, and possibly an e…Continue reading the post titled Polar bears at risk: petition against Canada
Safe ways to reuse grey water
What are the safe ways to reuse grey water on site? On site water reuse promises many economic and environmental benefits, but could cause health problems if done badly. The American standards agency, NSF, therefore released a useful standard for comprehensive evaluation of water reuse techn…Continue reading the post titled Safe ways to reuse grey water
Congratulations to Cumberland
Congratulations to the Village of Cumberland, BC, for adopting an ambitious Water Conservation Plan, including universal metering and pay-per-use. The Village hopes to reduce per capita summer water use to 700 L/c/day, about a 30% reduction. The plan was a condition of a provincial Towns for…Continue reading the post titled Congratulations to Cumberland
Warmest holiday wishes
We wish all of our friends and colleagues every blessing during this holiday season. Health and joy to you, your family and your community. In this darkest time of the year, may we find a way to work together to shed more light in the year to come. Dianne and everyone at Saxe Law Office.Continue reading the post titled Warmest holiday wishes
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