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We are shocked and devastated by the senseless crime motivated by hatred and racism that was committed in our community on June 6. We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of those who were killed, and wish a full recovery to the surviving young boy who remains in hospital. We stand in solidarity with our Muslim partners, colleagues, clients, friends, and neighbours in rejecting Islamophobia in all forms, and demanding better for our community. Hatred has no place here. It diminishes every one of us. Each of us shares the responsibility for putting an end to it. We recognize that as members of the legal profession, our share of that responsibility is heightened. This unspeakable crime strikes at the very core of the Muslim community’s sense of security and will have a lasting impact. Although this tragedy can never be undone, we believe the goodness in our city will prevail. We commit to be better for each other, to demand better from each other and to share love, kindness and tolerance with one another. We must stand together to build a safer, more inclusive community for all.

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Unfortunately, corporate profits sometimes take a front seat to corporate responsibility. One of the most extreme examples of this is environmental disasters. Environmental disasters can include a large oil spill, a slowly-escaping contaminate into soil or water, or toxic emissions. An environmental disaster can have devastating results for affected persons. It can cause property values to plummet, expensive clean-up bills, and serious health consequences.

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At Siskinds, our team of environmental lawyers and attorneys helps to hold polluters accountable for the damages that their carelessness caused and obtain recovery for people who are affected. Our environmental law firm practice is committed to providing representation and results in class action lawsuits.

Siskinds is currently leading a class action on behalf of beekeepers who have suffered losses due to the dramatic reduction in the population and pollination capabilities of honey bees, as related to pesticide use and neonicotinoids.

Contact an environmental class action lawyer today.


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Learn more about Linda Visser.

Linda Visser

Partner - Class Actions
Learn more about Michael Robb.

Michael Robb

Partner - Class Actions
Learn more about Paula Lombardi.

Paula Lombardi

Partner & Department Head, Environmental, Municipal & Planning, Regulatory Law

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Hello, finally stopping by to say thank you for everything! I had the honor of having Jill McCartney work my case, amazing person to work with she is very nice, explains things very thoroughly. No complaints. - K.W.

As the COO of a midsize company I contacted Siskinds with regards to an intricate and somewhat challenging H.R. issue, and we were directed to Christopher Sinal. Upon review of this complex situation, his in depth knowledge of H.R. law allowed us to construct a clear and strategic plan. Phone calls and email enquiries were dealt with efficiently and timely. Chris displayed his competency and confidence in our final negotiations to bring closure to the case. We appreciate his preparedness and professionalism in representing our firm. - B.D.

When I was reflecting on the year 2020, and thinking of the people that had the most impact on me, you [Rasha El-Tawil] quickly came to mind. I was stressed and uncomfortable for the past few years, but when you took my case, I have since been able to relax and focus on other aspects of my life. I want to take a moment to thank you for making my 2020 easier. Not only have you contributed to my personal case, but you’ve also taught me the traits that an amazingly kind and intelligent lawyer should have. -T.H.