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…View 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…View 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 …View 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…View 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…View the post titled $500 Million Tim Hortons Class Action – A Warning for Franchisors Administrating Ad Funds
Municipal Car Reduction Strategies
Municipalities are starting to focus on finding ways to reduce the pollution, traffic congestion, and other urban issues caused by an overabundance of cars on municipal streets. There are many strategies available to municipalities looking to reduce the volume of cars using their infrastruct…View the post titled Municipal Car Reduction Strategies
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…View the post titled Episode of Reality Television Show Leads to Environmental Prosecution
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…View the post titled Just Cause: All’s Well That Ends Well, But in the Meantime…
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…View the post titled Best Lawyers Canada
$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…View the post titled $100,000 Fine for Selling Tetrachloroethylene
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