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Published on: 3 Oct 2017 By

Court of Appeal Finds in Favour of Plaintiff in Securities Class Action

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal has provided clarity on how courts should approach secondary market misrepresentation cases at the preliminary leave stage. In Rahimi v SouthGobi,[1] the Plaintiff Paiman Rahimi (represented by Siskinds) appealed a lower court decision that ha…

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Published on: 21 Sep 2017 By

The Environmental Law Team Welcomes Dr. Jane Sadler Richards

Siskinds is proud and pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Sadler Richards is now a member of the Siskinds Environmental Group. Jane is a scientist, an agrologist, and a paralegal. Her work focuses on regulatory issues related to environment and land, and agriculture and food production. At Sis…

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Published on: 18 Sep 2017 By

Kitchener Company Pleads Guilty to Contravening Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations

On September 7, 2017 a Kitchener company pled guilty and was fined $265,000 for two counts of contravening the Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations, 1998 under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The fine will be directed to the Environmental Damages Fund and used for environm…

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Published on: 6 Sep 2017 By

Court Grants Leave to Appeal on Umbrella Purchaser Issue

Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology v Hitachi, Ltd., 2017 ONSC 2791 In Fanshawe v Hitachi, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants engaged in a conspiracy to fix the prices for CRT (an older technology used in televisions and computer monitors). The plaintiff alleges breach of …

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Published on: 30 Aug 2017 By

Obstruction Charge Results in 45 Days in Jail

On August 14, 2017, an individual operating an automotive and scrap metal business at a property situated along Haldimand Highway in Canfield was sentenced to 45 days in jail for obstructing Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Provincial Officers (“Ministry Officers”) in the perfo…

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Published on: 28 Aug 2017 By

$500 Million Tim Hortons Class Action – A Warning for Franchisors Administrating Ad Funds

Tim Hortons is the largest franchise system in Canada by number of franchised locations, operating with approximately 3,500 units nationally. Accordingly, any legal action relating to the business makes waves in the franchise community and serves as a warning to other franchisors. On June 19…

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