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Published on: 4 Jan 2017 By

Fines for Failing to Properly Dispose of Asbestos Waste

On December 8, 2016 an individual was convicted for transporting asbestos waste, storing asbestos, and failing to comply with the conditions of a Ministry order contrary to the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act (“EPA”). The individual operated a business providing asbestos remov…

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Published on: 13 Dec 2016 By

Despite Legal Challenge, Tidal Power A Reality In Nova Scotia … For Now

North America’s first tidal turbine was recently connected to the power grid in Nova Scotia. The turbine being tested as part of a proposed project that would eventually see turbines installed in the Bay of Fundy now provides tidal-powered energy to 500 homes in the province. As part of the …

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Published on: 6 Dec 2016 By

Franchising An Increasingly High-Risk Venture For Franchisors

(Note: This article originally appeared on AdvocateDaily.com) Canada is frequently hyped as an idyllic place to launch a franchise business, but that’s not the case for many franchisors who face tougher obstacles than their counterparts in other countries, says London franchise lawyer Peter …

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Published on: 1 Dec 2016 By

Honesty is the Best Policy: Deceitful Employers Jailed for Occupational Health and Safety Act Violations

As it turns out, the Ontario Court of Justice is as friendly to liars as the Ministry of Labour is to employers who don’t comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”). That is, not friendly at all. While most employers are mindful of the hefty fines they can receive for OHSA v…

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