Toronto Climate Change Risk Assessment
Dianne is honoured to have joined the City of Toronto's Expert Advisory Panel on Climate Change Risk Management.Continue reading the post titled Toronto Climate Change Risk Assessment
Key legal issues in the Green Energy Act
Bill 150, the Green Energy Act, will directly affect lawyers all over Ontario, including those in the environmental, energy, municipal, and natural resource fields. As a result, the Ontario Bar Association is preparing detailed comments that will address at least the following issues:Continue reading the post titled Key legal issues in the Green Energy Act
All of us extend our condolences to the family of Barry Spiegel, a wonderful man and excellent environmental lawyer who died last week. Throughout his long battle with cancer, he remained brave, kind, and thoughtful. We are glad to have known him.Continue reading the post titled Barry Spiegel
Fleet Phospho-soda Class Action: On December 11, 2008, C.B. Fleet Company, Inc. announced that it was recalling all of its over-the-counter phospho-soda products following the FDA’s determination that consumers should not be using over-the-counter products for bowel cleansing.
Use of Fleet Phospho-soda for bowel cleansing has been associated with an increased risk of developing severe renal problems. For full article click here. If you have any questions or require further information, contact the Class Action Team at Siskinds by clicking this Contact Us link.Continue reading the post titled Fleet Phospho-soda Class Action: On December 11, 2008, C.B. Fleet Company, Inc. announced that it was recalling all of its over-the-counter phospho-soda products following the FDA’s determination that consumers should not be using over-the-counter products for bowel cleansing.
Toronto's marvellous waterfront
One of the successes of Ontario’s 40 years of environmental law and enforcement is Toronto’s marvellous waterfront. Yes, I admit that some of the gains are hard to see from land. But a few minutes’ paddle is all it takes to glory in swans and egrets, swallows and terns, cor…Continue reading the post titled Toronto's marvellous waterfront
We're Bullfrog Powered!
One of the advantages of our new location is that we now have control over our energy use. We are proud to announce that we are now Bullfrog powered! And did you know that we have an office bicycle, CFLs and a hybrid car? Also, we have been honoured again by the Practical Law Company,...Continue reading the post titled We're Bullfrog Powered!
Thanks to our visitors
Obviously, the word is spreading. More than 1000 unique visitors read our blog in the last four weeks. Welcome! Don’t forget, we’re always open to suggestions for future blog topics. If you have a great court decision or even an intriguing question, do pass them along. And enjoy …Continue reading the post titled Thanks to our visitors
Who's Best of the Best?
We’re proud to announce that Dianne has been named one of the world’s top 25 environmental lawyers by Euromoney. In their words: Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers – Best of the Best 2008 Dear Ms. Saxe I write regarding the Expert Guides to the World’s Leading…Continue reading the post titled Who's Best of the Best?
How to get the best environmental advice and win your case
Lexpert’s annual Top 500 Lawyers in Canada has honoured us again. This year, for the very first time, we were also in the gender majority: three of Ontario’s top five environmental lawyers are now women! Well, I suppose it’s about time. And there weren’t any women lis…Continue reading the post titled How to get the best environmental advice and win your case