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Another Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (OPCA) Case in Alberta
November 16th, 2015

An Alberta man ("ACG") challenging the court process initiated by the company that holds a second mortgage on his property has been labelled an "OPCA" litigant for relying on "organized pseudolegal commercial arguments".  Although he admitted that he had stopped making payments on the second mo... Read more »

Grain Farmers of Ontario appealing neonicotinoid decision
November 5th, 2015

Grain Farmers of Ontario ("GFO") is appealing the October 23 dismissal of its challenge to Ontario's neonicotinoid regulations.  That appeal is made to the Ontario Court of Appeal.  GFO is also making a motion to the Ontario Divisional Court for a review of the earlier Superior Court decis... Read more »

NEB confirms that no standards exist for maintenance of depth of cover over pipelines after installation
October 30th, 2015

The National Energy Board ("NEB") has just released its report into its investigation of various whistleblower allegations made against TransCanada PipeLines Limited (read the report here).  I haven't read through the report in full, but I was drawn to the section dealing with inadequate cover... Read more »

Grain Farmers of Ontario v. MOECC decision now available
October 29th, 2015

Grain Farmers of Ontario ("GFO") has now posted a copy of the decision dismissing its challenge of Ontario's new neonicotinoid regulations at its website: 2015 ONSC 6581. GFO alleged that the regulations in their current form would cause irreparable harm to Ontario corn and grain farmers, and a... Read more »

Federal Court of Appeal split on Chippewas of the Thames appeal of NEB Line 9B Decision
October 29th, 2015

In a split decision, the Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation of the National Energy Board's approval of Enbridge's Line 9B Reversal and Line 9 Expansion Project.  At issue in the appeal was the Federal Crown's duty to consult with First N... Read more »