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Published on: 18 Jun 2018 By

Doug Ford to cancel Ontario’s cap-and-trade program

Just a little over three months ago, on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 the Ontario government announced that its first venture into the international carbon market was a success. The auction of allowances raised approximately $471 million. The monies raised from the auction are allocated to …

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Published on: 18 Jun 2018 By

Update: SCC Grants Leave to Appeal on Umbrella Purchaser Issue

A recent hot topic in price-fixing class actions has been whether so-called “umbrella purchasers” have a cause of action. See our recent articles here and here. Umbrella purchasers are individuals who purchased the affected product from  non-conspirator manufacturers. In support of umbrella …

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Published on: 12 Jun 2018 By

Raymond Leach Speaking at Straight from the Bench – June 14

Siskinds partner Raymond Leach will be speaking at the 13th Annual Straight from the Bench Conference on June 14th. Raymond will participate in a panel discussion on estoppel and constructive trusts with The Honourable Mr. Justice Ian Leach, Anne Marie Frauts of Frauts Dobbie, and Lou Anne F…

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Published on: 29 May 2018 By

Cyber Security: Peter Dillon and LEDC host session on June 14

On Thursday, June 14, Peter Dillon will join the LEDC and other industry leaders in hosting a half-day information session about cyber security. This session is targeted to founders, CEO’s, senior IT leads, and decision makers in small-to-medium sized businesses in London. Ideal sector…

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Published on: 18 May 2018 By

New Oil-and-Gas Sector Regulations for Methane Emissions

On April 26, 2018, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced new regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to reduce methane emissions in the oil and gas sector by almost half. The purpose of the regulations are to reduce methane emi…

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Published on: 16 May 2018 By

Failure of Treatment System Results in $900,000 Fine

On April 19, 2018 the Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation (“Mackenzie Mill”) pled guilty, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to violating the provisions of the Fisheries Act. The violation related to the deposit of a deleterious substance on two occasions into water frequented by fish.…

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Published on: 11 May 2018 By

Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook

Note: This article was also published on AdvocateDaily.com By Rob Lamberti, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the popular soc…

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