Class action filed against Armtec in Quebec alleging breach of securities laws.
The Canadian Business reports on Siskinds filing a class action in the Quebec Superior Court against Armtec Infrastructure Inc. .To read full article, click here.View the post titled Class action filed against Armtec in Quebec alleging breach of securities laws.
Welcome, Jim Bradley, Minister of Environment
Welcome back (after 21 years) to Jim Bradley, perhaps the best environment minister we’ve ever had.View the post titled Welcome, Jim Bradley, Minister of Environment
Environmental causes of action
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Smith v Inco is requiring Canadian environmental lawyers to carefully rethink environmental causes of action–who can sue who for what? How can Smith v. Inco be reconciled with St. Lawrence Cement v. Barrette? (Different type of nuisance). Why can non-to…View the post titled Environmental causes of action
Escheat is very popular
One of the popular ways of dealing with contaminated sites that are “underwater” i.e. where the economic value of the property does not justify remediation, is to abandon it by letting it escheat to the Crown. Escheat happens when a corporation is dissolved, leaving no one to receive its …View the post titled Escheat is very popular
Staff shuffle at the MOE
The new Minister of the Environment will be named this Thursday. Meanwhile, the senior MOE staff has been shuffled. Warmest congratulations to each of them on their new positions:View the post titled Staff shuffle at the MOE
Another noise lawsuit
A group of Calgary residents have launched another civil lawsuit, trying to force a local chicken processing plant (Lilydale) to slash noise and odour. The statement of claim asks the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench to order Lilydale to stop night-time trucking at its Hurst Road plant, limit …View the post titled Another noise lawsuit
Watch for us on TV this week
Going for the Green is an Internet TV station devoted to environmental issues, and run by Lynn Johannson. Watch for our featured video there this week: http://www.xool.tv/goingforthegreen.View the post titled Watch for us on TV this week
Compost maker fined $125,000
Compost maker Scott Environmental Group Limited has been fined $125,000 plus the 25% victim fine surcharge, for breaching multiple conditions of its Certificate of Approval. Scott (operating as Norterra Organics in Kingston) pleaded guilty to accepting too much daily waste, storing more than…View the post titled Compost maker fined $125,000
Good service, great staff
A typical client summarized their experience with our firm as follows: “Good service, great staff”! Another said, “Many thanks to Elaine… She is a gem.” It’s wonderful to hear. And thank you so much for referring your colleagues to us. We really appreciate…View the post titled Good service, great staff
Big fine for environmental consultant
Fines of $201,500, plus the 25% victim fine surcharge, have been imposed on an environmental consultant, his company and its client, for violations of the Ontario Water Resources Act. The client was also sent to jail.View the post titled Big fine for environmental consultant
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