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, the Plaintiff Paiman Rahimi (represented by Siskinds) appealed a lower court decision that ha…Continue reading the post titled Court of Appeal Finds in Favour of Plaintiff in Securities Class Action
Video Testimonial – Motor Vehicle Accident
After being rear-ended, our client tended to her daughter’s injuries before becoming concerned about her own. She soon realized that the back and neck pain she suffered had changed her life in more ways than she could have imagined. Emily Foreman and her team worked alongside our clien…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Motor Vehicle Accident
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…Continue reading the post titled The Environmental Law Team Welcomes Dr. Jane Sadler Richards
Video Testimonial – Slip & Fall
An icy patch on a walkway was reported to the condo core, but the walkway was not properly maintained. As a result of this oversight, our client suffered a slip and fall and sustained injuries that required legal support. Anna Szczurko and her team worked closely with our client to provide t…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Slip & Fall
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…Continue reading the post titled Kitchener Company Pleads Guilty to Contravening Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations
Video Testimonial – Motorcycle Accident
Following a motorcycle accident that was caused due to a provincial road in need of repair, our client knew immediately that she needed legal support. After a long and complex journey with Jim Virtue and his team, this client received the outcome that was long awaited. She tells her story in…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Motorcycle Accident
Microplastics and Tap Water – Where Does it Stop?
A recent study has highlighted again concerns over the near-ubiquitous presence of microplastics in our water. Awareness has been growing about microplastics and their impacts upon the marine environment and, potentially, human health. Previously, the bulk of the research done on the topic h…Continue reading the post titled Microplastics and Tap Water – Where Does it Stop?
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 …Continue reading the post titled Court Grants Leave to Appeal on Umbrella Purchaser Issue
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…Continue reading the post titled Obstruction Charge Results in 45 Days in Jail
$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…Continue reading the post titled $500 Million Tim Hortons Class Action – A Warning for Franchisors Administrating Ad Funds
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