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…View 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…View 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…View 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.View the post titled Warmest holiday wishes
More rulings for cyclists against municipalities
Two Quebec cases have held municipalities liable, where cyclists were injured when they lost control of their bicycles after riding over unexpected defects in the road. In Wilson Davies c. Montreal (Ville de), the cyclist was severely injured when she was thrown from her bicycle and became a…View the post titled More rulings for cyclists against municipalities
London lawyer becomes Kitchener judge.
TheRecord.com reports on David Broad’s new job at the Kitchener downtown courthouse on Jan. 1.To read full article, please click here.View the post titled London lawyer becomes Kitchener judge.
Professional ethics in a changing climate?
West Coast Environmental Law’s new report, Professionals and Climate Change: How professional associations can get serious about global warming, challenges the self-regulating professions to clearly define their members’ ethical obligation that the members of professional organizations owe t…View the post titled Professional ethics in a changing climate?
Legal Feeds, the Blog of Canadian Lawyer & Law Times refers to David Broad’s recent appointment to the Ontario Superior Court bench.
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Siskinds is pleased to announce that David Broad has been appointed as a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice at Kitchener effective January 1, 2012.
We are very excited for David and this wonderful opportunity and thank him for his years of partnership, friendship and collegiality. To view the press release, please click here.View the post titled Siskinds is pleased to announce that David Broad has been appointed as a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice at Kitchener effective January 1, 2012.
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