Dimitri In the News


Dimitri has been quoted extensively in the media, including in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, the Toronto Star, The Globe & Mail, La Presse, CBC News and CTV News. Below is a selection of media reports in which he has been quoted.

Cannabis companies face a slew of lawsuits amid investor ire
Ottawa Citizen, February 18, 2020

Trudeau wraps trip, desperate to quell protests
RT America, February 17, 2020

Greens looking to grow as first leadership race in 14 years kicks off
The Hill Times, February 5, 2020

Race to replace Elizabeth May sees three candidates sidelined by $50,000 entry fee
National Post, February 3, 2020

Green Party’s leadership race rules, entry fee have some candidates balking
CTV News, February 3, 2020

Court rules on CannTrust class action conflict
Investment Executive, January 21, 2020

Israel s’invite chez les verts
Le Devoir, January 21, 2020

Les verts à la recherche d’un chef… et d’un renouveau
La Presse, December 22, 2019

A Quebec businesswoman and disenchanted ex-Liberal enter the race to replace Elizabeth May
Toronto Star, December 2, 2019

Justin Trudeau’s Blackface is Far from the Worst of his Offences
Truthdig, September 24, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris, porte-parole en justice, Parti vert du Québec
Parti vert du QuébecMarch 2019

Roger Waters: Militarism is Exacerbating the Climate Crisis
Real News Network, September 24, 2019

Sanctions on Iran ‘have nothing to do with human rights
RT America, November 6, 2018

Ruling on West Bank Settlement Wines Stirs Debate
Aljazeera, July 24, 2017

Sparks Fly at London City Hall as Protesters Clash During Anti-Islam Rally
Global News, July 22, 2017

Federal Court orders removal of ‘Product of Israel’ labels from West Bank wines
The Globe and Mail, July 21, 2019

Battle of the Battle: Palestinian Activists Uncork Fight Against Israeli Settlement Wines in Canada
The New Arab, July 18, 2017

Flip-Flop on West Bank Wine Decision Betrays Canadian Consumers
Huffington Post, July 14, 2017

Most Canadians Think Its “Reasonable” To Boycott Israel: Survey
Canada Talks Israel/Palestine, March 5, 2017

Majority of Canadians Support Israel Boycott, Sanctions
The New Arab, March 3, 2017

80% of Canadians Back Israel Boycott – Poll
Electronic Intifada, March 2, 2017

Poll: Canadians supportive of boycott and sanctions against Israel
Ricochet Media, March 2, 2017

Canadians at odds with their government on Israel
Rabble, February 17, 2017

Interview with Dimitri Lascaris from the Green Party of Canada
CKUT Radio, December 15, 2016

Greens confirm support of BDS goals in most significant pro-Palestinian victory in Canadian political history
Rabble, December 7, 2016

Dimitri Lascaris speaks to the Green Party’s Consensus Resolution on Palestine and Israel in Calgary
December 3, 2016

Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Weigh In on Global Warming at COP22
Truthdig, November 22, 2016

Vancouver Town Hall on the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy – Video 1
October 21, 2016

Vancouver Town Hall on the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy – Video 2
October 21, 2016

University of Ottawa Debate between Dimitri Lascaris and Jean-Luc Cooke on the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy – Part 1
October 13, 2016

University of Ottawa Debate between Dimitri Lascaris and Jean-Luc Cooke on the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy – Part 2
October 13, 2016

Why I Was Fired by Elizabeth May
Ricochet Media, September 14, 2016

Palestinian Lives Matter
Aljazeera, August 25, 2016

Canadian Green Party Votes to Support Boycott of Israel
Haaretz, August 8, 2016

Vote to Support Israel Boycott Campaign Divides Green Party
Globe and Mail, August 7, 2016

Class Action Lawyer Gives Up The Law To Fight Climate Change With Green Party
Globe and Mail, March 21, 2016

Green Party of Canada Welcomes Dimitri Lascaris as Justice Critic
March 21, 2016

High-Flying Litigator Powering Down
London Free Press, January 18, 2016

Siskinds Partner Dimitri Lascaris Named Green Party Candidate in London West
AM980 News, September 1, 2016

Local Praise, Federal Criticism
London Free Press, March 28, 2016

Shareholders protest new forum bylaws in Canada
Globe and Mail, December 28, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris Reduces Class-Action Workload
National Post, December 21, 2015

University of Toronto Advised to Sell Coal, Oil Assets in its Funds
Toronto Star, December 16, 2015

Court approves $32.5 million settlement with Sino-Forest underwriters
Investment Executive, November 12, 2015

Londoners to Protest Harper’s TPP
Blackburn News, October 15, 2015

Should Canadians Vote Strategically to Defeat Harper?
The Real News Network, October 8, 2015

As Conservative MP skips debates, London West becomes Liberal swing riding
National Observer, October 6, 2015

Interview with Political Analyst Dimitri Lascaris
Dialogos Media, October 1, 2015

London West Riding debate
September 29, 2015

London West Candidates Square Off In Second Of Four AM980 Debates
AM980 News, September 29, 2015

Ed Holder, Tory Candidate, Called Out For Skipping Election Debates
Huffington Post, September 28, 2015

London West Riding Full Debate at Oakridge Church
September 23, 2015

The View from Up North: Which are Ontario’s Best Regional Law Firms
Above the Law, September 9, 2015

London West Debate – Canadian Federal Elections 2015 – The Local Campaign
Rogers Television, September 1, 2015

Dimitri Lascaris: The Greek Crisis
AcTVism Munich, July 15, 2015

Ontario proposal to pay corporate whistleblowers up to $1.5M inadequate: Lawyer
Toronto Star, June 9, 2015

OSC’s proposed whistleblower policy is flawed because of limits on cash rewards, lawyer warns
National Post, June 9, 2015

Carriage decision fails to provide expected guidance
Law Times, June 1, 2015

Will Ontario’s whistleblower program blow holes in internal compliance systems?
Canadian Lawyer Magazine, April 27, 2015

Top Court tosses suit against Montreal drag firm Thera
The Globe and Mail, April 17, 2015

Ontario Securities Commission is testing mediation process to settle difficult cases
National Post, April 13, 2015

ASC files new charges against failed Poseidon Concepts
Calgary Herald, February 6, 2015

Banks Reach Settlement After Sino Stock Sale
Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2015

What happens when a foreign investor holds Chinese Bonds that default
Bloomberg News, January 20, 2015

London law firm Siskinds has history of scoring big wins for little guy in high-stakes battles
London Free Press, January 4, 2015

Nevsun Denies Accusations of Human Rights Abuses at Eritrea Mine
Bloomberg News, November 21, 2014

Eritreans file lawsuit against Canadian mining company for slave labour and crimes against humanity
Canadian Centre for International Justice, November 20, 2014

Canadian Bar Association undergoing major ‘rethink’
Law Times, November 17, 2014

Canadian Beekeepers Sue Neonicotinoid Makers Bayer, Syngenta for C$450 million
Bloomberg News, September 8, 2014

On CBC’s Exchange with Amanda Lang, Dimitri Lascaris discusses the beekeeper class action
CBC News, September 5, 2014

Beekeeper frustration led to class action on neonicotinoids
CBC News, September 5, 2014

Canada’s Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning report
CTV News, September 4, 2014

Bee Deaths at Centre of Lawsuit by Honey Producers
Toronto Star, September 3, 2014

Penn West Board faces allegations of stock option manipulation
The Globe and Mail, June 3, 2014

Livent decision could pave way for new suits against auditors
The Globe and Mail, April 7, 2014

U of T Must Divest From Fossil Fuels, Student Groups Say
The Varsity, March 2014

University of Toronto Divestment Lecture by Dimitri Lascaris
March 24, 2014

OSC to allow no-contest settlements in some cases
The Globe and Mail, March 11, 2014

U of T group wants university to divest from fossil fuel industry
Toronto MetroNews, January 31, 2014

London alarms raised over Quebec rail disaster
London Free Press, December 18, 2013

Bankruptcy protection can be silver lining for some securities class actions
National Post, November 20, 2013

Sorting out counsel fees in class action settlements
National Post, October 30, 2013

Canadian Business Magazine names Dimitri Lascaris As One of the “Power 50” of Canadian business
London Free Press, September 23, 2013

Supreme Court to rule on ‘market timing’ lawsuit
The Globe and Mail, September 11, 2013

Quebec Train Crash Taints Railroad CEO’s Legend Status 
Bloomberg News, July 12, 2013

Class action lawsuit against Canadian retailer for Bangladesh victims difficult, but not impossible
The Globe and Mail, April 29, 2013

Ontario Court approves $117 million settlement with Sino-Forest auditors
The Globe and Mail, March 20, 2013

Class Actions: Their Day in Court
National Magazine, March 2013

Gamblin’ Man: At the Tables, In the Court
London Free Press, March 1, 2013

OSC allegations against E&Y in Sino-Forest case could sharpen focus on gatekeepers
Canadian Lawyer Magazine, December 4, 2012

E&Y Settlement Sets Record for Auditors
The Globe and Mail, December 3, 2012

OSC accuses Ernst & Young as firm settles Sino-Forest class action suit 
National Post, December 3, 2012

High Class Action Awards Discourage Lawyers From Taking On Cases
National Post, November 29, 2012

Sino-Forest’s restructuring deal leaves shareholders cut out
National Post, October 2, 2012

Un recours collectif d’un milliard est autorisé contre SNC-Lavalin
Le Devoir, September 20, 2012

Judge Certifies $1 Billion Class Action Against SNC-Lavalin
CBC News, September 20, 2012

The Top 25 Most Influential
Canadian Lawyer, August 6, 2012

Outcome of Look legal bills case could have wider ramifications: Lascaris
National Post, August 2, 2012

Libor to JP Morgan, Enron to Bernie Madoff: Counting the costs of a world of scandal
The Toronto Star, July 13, 2012

Fallout from LIBOR scandal likely to hit Canada’s financial industry
National Post, July 5, 2012

Dimitri Lascaris on the ‘travesty’ of dismissing the CIBC class action lawsuit
National Post, July 5, 2012

The risky business of investing in lawsuits
The Globe and Mail, June 26, 2012

SNC: le rôle du chef des finances remis en question
La Presse, April 12, 2012

SNC-Lavalin risque d’autres ennuis judiciaires
La Presse, March 17, 2012

Lawyers Are Looking To Canada For Shareholder Litigation
Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2012

Class Actions: Taking up the low take-up rate for settlements
National Post, December 8, 2011

Siskinds and Sutts Storsberg square off in Armtec carriage motion
National Post, November 21, 2011

Pension funds sue Sino-Forest for $6.5 billion
Toronto Star, August 31, 2011

Baffinland ex-shareholders launch suit
CBC News, April 20, 2011

Investor Justice to the Max
Canadian Business, April 11, 2011

Whistleblower Debate: Speak Truth to Power
Financial Post, March 4, 2011

BMO faces sanctions over FMF debacle
National Post, November 9, 2010

Ex-Card Shark Dimitri Lascaris Bets on Canadian Class Actions
American Lawyer, May 5, 2010

Former Card Shark Now Fights For Shareholders
The Globe and Mail, May 4, 2010

Investors may pay stiff price for Manulife’s pride
Toronto Star, June 23, 2009

Ontario Law Firm Shoots for $550 Million Class Action Against AIG
American Lawyer, November 19, 2008

The U.S. Election: Barack’s Canucks, the sequel
Ottawa Citizen, November 9, 2008

Dimitri Lascaris and Siskinds Leading the Way in Canada
Securities Docket, September 14, 2008

The buck stops where?
Canadian Lawyer, January 11, 2008

Manipulation ‘serious problem’ – Canada rife with options backdating, lawyers conclude
National Post, September 19, 2007

RIM trips on offering options to employees
The Globe and Mail, March 6, 2007

Investor confronts RIM on options probe
The Globe and Mail, December 6, 2006

RIM’s Review Causes Unrest
The Street, December 5, 2006

FMF’s Shareholders Garner C$28 Million Settlement
Law 360, November 29, 2006

FMF Saga Moves to Next Chapter
National Post, May 29, 2006