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Enbridge Gas Distribution ordered to pay back Metrolinx over $2.3 million in pipeline relocation costs
August 19th, 2014

Enbridge Gas Distribution was recently ordered by the Superior Court of Justice to pay back to Metrolinx more than $2.3 million that Metrolinx had earlier paid Enbridge for pipeline relocation costs.  Metrolinx operates an urban rail transit service in the Greater Toronto Area and req... Read more »

Court grants injunction to Enbridge, but is concerned about the right of protesters to be heard
August 13th, 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently granted a temporary injunction prohibiting unauthorized persons from entering or occupying an Enbridge Pipelines Inc. valve installation site in Innerkip, Ontario, near Woodstock.  On August 5, 2014, 25 or so individuals had entered the Enbridge wo... Read more »

Is entering your property only once in 10 years enough to prevent a successful claim for adverse possession?
August 11th, 2014

Justice E.M. Morgan's decision begins with this question: "Can a claimant have possessory title if the registered owner entered the property only once during the claimant's ten years of otherwise undisturbed adverse possession?".  Under Ontario law, the interest of the registered owner of land... Read more »

BC Court of Appeal says club can continue to fly model aircraft on farmland runway
August 8th, 2014

A radio control club used an agricultural property to fly model aircraft.  The local municipality challenged this use as being outside the scope of permitted agricultural uses.  The club argued that its activites fell within a permissible secondary use - "unpaved airstrip and heli pad... Read more »

Small Claims Court dismisses farmer's claim for triticale crop lost after lease expires
August 7th, 2014

The Plaintiff in this case planted soybeans in 2010 on the 30 acres he rented from the Defendant.  After harvesting the soybeans that fall, the Plaintiff planted and fertilized a crop of triticale - a hybrid grain planted in the fall for harvest early the next summer.  However, by 2011 the... Read more »