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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: 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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Published on: 24 Aug 2017 By

Episode of Reality Television Show Leads to Environmental Prosecution

It’s not often that the worlds of reality television and environmental regulatory enforcement collide. However, recently, a Yukon-based company became subject to an environmental prosecution by committing an environmental offence in a reality television episode. Tamarack, Inc. engages in pla…

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Published on: 23 Aug 2017 By

Just Cause: All’s Well That Ends Well, But in the Meantime…

It’s not news to readers of this blog that proving just cause for the dismissal of an employee is a high hurdle. Our clients also know that we usually recommend the continuation of a dismissed employee’s group benefits during negotiations post-dismissal. Now there’s a case to highlight the i…

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Published on: 22 Aug 2017 By

Best Lawyers Canada

Siskinds is happy to extend congratulations to Charles Wright of class action litigation, Henry Berg of corporate law, Jim Virtue of insurance law, Andre Michael of medical negligence, and Jim Mays of personal injury litigation for their recognition in this year’s edition of Best Lawye…

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Published on: 22 Aug 2017 By

$100,000 Fine for Selling Tetrachloroethylene

On August 16, 2017, Dalex Canada, pled guilty to one count of contravening the Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations (“Dry Cleaning Regulations”) under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (“CEPA”). Dalax Canada supplies equipment and ser…

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