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
Siskinds, Desmeules announces filing in Québec of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
The Québec law firm of Siskinds, Desmeules today announced the filing in the Québec Superior Court of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC), and certain of SNC’s current and former officers and directors.To view full press release, click here.View the post titled Siskinds, Desmeules announces filing in Québec of a proposed class action against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Transportation
Environmental Guide for Assessing and Mitigating the Air Quality Impacts and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Provincial Transportation Projects. To provide a more defensible evaluation of the air quality/ greenhouse gas impacts of highway projects, used in environmental assessments, the Ministry…View the post titled Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Transportation
Green transition scoreboard
Now, for some good news: The latest report on the Green Transition Scoreboard® describes $3.3T of private investments in the green economy since 2007. This is a significant jump since last year and shows that, while the traditional global economy is quite stagnant, the green economy is grow…View the post titled Green transition scoreboard
Soot: another path to climate action… if we take it
What’s the best way to slow climate change? Governments have mostly wasted the last twenty years, conspicuously failing to effectively reduce the greenhouse gases in the Kyoto Protocol basket ( CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphur hexafluoride)…View the post titled Soot: another path to climate action… if we take it
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