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  • Ontario Court of Appeal confirms test for grantor's easement of necessity remains "strict necessity", not "practical necessity"January 16, 2017

    In Ontario, an easement of necessity may arise where land that is sold is inaccessible except by passing over adjoining land retained by the seller (i.e. an implied grant by the seller of an easement that allows the purchaser to access the purchased lot).  The easement must “be necessary to use or a … Read more »

  • Funding to Support Public Input into NEB ModernizationDecember 28, 2016

    Funding to Support Public InputNatural Resources Canada (NRCan) is offering funding to support the development of research, studies or position papers related to the six themes of the NEB Modernization review: (1) Governance; (2) Mandate; (3) Decision-making roles; (4) Legislative tools for lifecycl … Read more »

  • Merry Christmas!December 24, 2016

    It’s been a busy year; so busy that this is the first time I’ve posted to my blog since July.  I’m looking forward to posting more regularly again in 2017.  There’s been no shortage of interesting legal decisions affecting rural and agricultural landowners.I wish you and your families a joyous Chris … Read more »

  • Warranty claim about under-powered high-clearance sprayer ends up in courtJuly 8, 2016

    The Queen’s Bench in Saskatchewan recently dismissed a claim by a farmer who alleged that a high-clearance sprayer he’d purchased was under-powered.  In 2010, the farmer of 2,300 acres spent considerable time researching options and decided on a 2010 Agchem 1184 RoGator (“1184”) at a purchase price … Read more »

  • Federal Court of Appeal overturns Northern Gateway approvalJuly 4, 2016

    The Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the decision by the Federal Cabinet to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline project on the basis that Canada failed to consult adequately with First Nations on the pipeline route.  With changes to the National Energy Board Act made by the previous government, … Read more »