Anti-nuclear litigation in Japan
One year after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, evidence continues to accumulate of the widespread distribution of radioactive elements, including plutonium, which pose significant threats to human health and the environment. Meanwhile, environmental groups in Japan are launching litigation, …View the post titled Anti-nuclear litigation in Japan
Municipal responsibility for cycling safety
As the number of cyclists increases, what must municipalities do to keep them safe?View the post titled Municipal responsibility for cycling safety
Recycler gets $112,000 fine and probation
Rancor Wood Recycling Inc. and Randy Corfield were fined a total of $112,000 for failing to comply with Ministry of the Environment orders and with the certificate of approval for their glass and wood waste recycling site.View the post titled Recycler gets $112,000 fine and probation
Zephyr Wind REA Appeal dropped
To date, every Renewable Energy Approval for a wind farm has been appealed to the Environmental Review Tribunal. The Environmental Review Tribunal rejected the first appeal, for the Kent Breeze wind farm, but ruled that it will allow the same or similar evidence in subsequent cases.11-208 MI…View the post titled Zephyr Wind REA Appeal dropped
Sino-Forest certification hearing set
The Financial Post reports on the Sino-Forest certification.To view full post, please click here.View the post titled Sino-Forest certification hearing set
2011 Environmental penalty orders
Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment issued 10 environmental penalty orders in 2011, for 32 violations, all against MISA companies for discharging too much contamination to water. The total penalty value associated with these orders was $167,642.95.How does this compare to previous years?View the post titled 2011 Environmental penalty orders
Mind the Gap! – WSIB Coverage for Executives
There are lots of employers in Ontario who have decided to exclude their executives from WSIB coveragein order to reduce those expensive premiums. The cost-savings can be significant but it is vital to ensure that you have the correct insurance coverage in place to pick up the slack. A recen…View the post titled Mind the Gap! – WSIB Coverage for Executives
Siskinds is pleased to once again sponsor the Rock the Road 10k on August 19th, 2012.
Rock the Road 10K is a 10-kilometer running road race that will start and finish at Masonville Place in London, Ontario. The start/finish line as well as the course will resemble a festival type atmosphere with bands, cheerleaders, refreshments, massage, yoga, etc. and funds will be raised t…View the post titled Siskinds is pleased to once again sponsor the Rock the Road 10k on August 19th, 2012.
Bizarre rules on Record of Site Condition
Here’s another bizarre rule about Records of Site Condition for contaminated sites where land-uses change:View the post titled Bizarre rules on Record of Site Condition
$250-million class action lawsuit launched against SNC-Lavalin
Law firm Siskinds, Desmeules said today it has filed a proposed $250-million class action on behalf of investors against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and some of its current and former officers and directors for allegedly misleading investors and engaging in what it calls “unlawful activities” in …View the post titled $250-million class action lawsuit launched against SNC-Lavalin
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