Paula Lombardi to Speak at OBA Professional Development Program
On Thursday, May 3 at 8:30am, join Paula Lombardi, environmental lawyer at Siskinds, for a professional development session at DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario, led by the Ontario Bar Association. Paula will be leading a discussion on the topic, Environmental Contamination for the Transac…Continue reading the post titled Paula Lombardi to Speak at OBA Professional Development Program
Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the GDPR
Siskinds technology, privacy and cybersecurity lawyer Peter Dillon, was recently interviewed by AdvocateDaily.com regarding the European Union’s new rules for data protection and how it may impact Canadian companies. Read the full article below. Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the…Continue reading the post titled Canadian companies may soon be impacted by the GDPR
‘Predator’ Spouse, Take Note of Hunt v. Worrod
Predatory marriages have drawn a lot of attention in recent years. They are believed to be on the rise. For families with single, elderly family members, this phenomenon is alarming. For Ontario’s estate litigators, the governing legal principles are infuriating. Too often in the past, the p…Continue reading the post titled ‘Predator’ Spouse, Take Note of Hunt v. Worrod
New hope for brain injuries: Pituitary gland testing
At a medical conference I attended a few years ago, I recall one of the guest speakers said the only cure for a brain injury is avoidance. He of course was referring to the school of thought that for the most part, neurons don’t recover after a brain injury. While that may be open to...Continue reading the post titled New hope for brain injuries: Pituitary gland testing
Reform of the Federal Environmental Assessment Regime Under Bill C-69: Many Faces of Critique
Bill C-69, the federal government’s proposal for changing the current environmental assessment regime, is currently at first reading. The Bill proposes to reconfigure the way that potential environmental impacts of a project are evaluated in advance of its approval. The proposed changes are …Continue reading the post titled Reform of the Federal Environmental Assessment Regime Under Bill C-69: Many Faces of Critique
Public Interest Intervention in Private Environmental Disputes
A recent decision from the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Huang v Fraser Hillary’s Limited, 2018 ONCA 277, underscores the challenges faced by parties seeking to intervene in private environmental disputes. Background Fraser Hillary’s Limited (“FHL”) is the corporate owner of a property in Ott…Continue reading the post titled Public Interest Intervention in Private Environmental Disputes
Intellectual Property (IP) Firm Joins Siskinds LLP
We are pleased to announce that on April 2, Anissimoff & Associates joined Siskinds LLP. Serge Anissimoff, Jaime Holroyd, Jessica Yaromich and Sina Giugno became members of our intellectual property (IP) team. The addition of these professionals expands our capabilities in legal service…Continue reading the post titled Intellectual Property (IP) Firm Joins Siskinds LLP
Environmental Review Tribunal Denies Costs for Successful REA Appellants
In the latest chapter in the appeal of the renewable energy approval (“REA”) for a wind farm in Clearview Township, Simcoe County, the Environmental Review Tribunal (“Tribunal”) denied the Appellants’ request for costs. The Appellants, comprised of an assortment of individuals, municipalitie…Continue reading the post titled Environmental Review Tribunal Denies Costs for Successful REA Appellants
So You’re Interested in Buying a Franchise. What Next?
Buying a Franchise There are many reasons to buy a franchise. Whether you’re attracted to the prospect of running your own business, the support that being a part a franchise system offers, owning a business that already has an established presence and reputation, the higher rate of success …Continue reading the post titled So You’re Interested in Buying a Franchise. What Next?
A Multi-Jurisdictional Action Plan to Reduce Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
The Ontario and federal governments have recently announced the enactment of a joint action plan for reducing algal blooms in Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Action Plan identifies numerous actions aimed at reducing the amount of phosphorus entering into Lake Erie by 40 per cent below 2008 levels. …Continue reading the post titled A Multi-Jurisdictional Action Plan to Reduce Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
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