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Ontario Court of Appeal orders new trial in careless use of rifle case with possible significance to farmers
September 19th, 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in a careless use of firearms case that may have implications for farmers.  A resident of a rural area near St. Thomas, Ontario led a wandering dog across the road to another property and then fired a gun to scare the dog off.  Witnesses... Read more »

It looks like Enbridge is back in Court today looking to extend its injunction against Line 9 protesters
September 19th, 2014

I have recently written about Enbridge Pipelines Inc.'s efforts to obtain injunctions against Line 9 protesters (click here).  It looks as if Enbridge is back in Court in London today in what is likely a motion for an extension of the injunction already obtained against protesters a few we... Read more »

Court says Agricorp not bound by two-year limitation period in going after farmers for past overpayments
September 4th, 2014

An Ontario court has ruled that AgriCorp, a provincial Crown corporation that delivers farm-related government programs (including crop insurance), is not bound by the standard two-year limitation period in its efforts to recoup overpayments made to farmers.  Beginning in 2012, Agricorp notifie... Read more »

City of Burnaby challenges NEB on access rights of companies for pre-approval project work - NEB sides with company
August 29th, 2014

The National Energy Board (NEB) is considering an application by Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Kinder Morgan) to access lands owned by or within the authority of the City of Burnaby for preliminary work related to the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project.  The work includes land surveying&n... Read more »

NS Supreme Court throws out spray drift case after Farm Practices Board rules farm practice was normal
August 26th, 2014

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has dismissed a spray drift claim brought by landowners against a neighbouring farmer and his farm business.  The plaintiffs are organic farmers and alleged that, in 2007, the defendant farmer sprayed his lands with a herbicide that drifted onto their property c... Read more »