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NEB introduces Administrative Monetary Penalties to landowners
April 13th, 2015

The National Energy Board ("NEB") has issued a new publication called "Administrative Monetary Penalties: Information for Landowners".  Among the information provided by the NEB is the following:How did Administrative Monetary Penalties ("AMPs") come to be?  They were created in July, 2012... Read more »

BC Appeal Court overturns decision that awarded farm to former worker
April 6th, 2015

In a post from August, 2013 called "Equity ensures farm goes to intended beneficiary after codicil failed", I wrote about a decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court that granted ownership of a farm to a long-time farm worker on the basis of alleged promises made during the lifetimes of the far... Read more »

CAFA - Current & Connected Conference - June 4, 2015 - Woodstock, ON
April 2nd, 2015

The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors will be holding its annual Current & Connected Conference at the Quality Inn in Woodstock, ON on June 4, 2015.  Featured speakers include:Brent Van Parys & Hali VanVliet, BDO SuccessCare Program:  Building & Transitioning Thre... Read more »

Dairy Farmers of Canada opposition to "Monster Milk" trade-mark rejected by Registrar
November 24th, 2014

In July of this year, the Registrar of Trade-Marks in Canada dismissed oppositions filed by the Dairy Farmers of Canada against the proposed registration of trade-marks for "Monster Milk" and "Monster Mlk".  The registrations were requested by Cytosport, Inc. for a product described as: "Dietar... Read more »

When "strong bonds of love and devotion" fall apart: Sask Court considers action to set aside gratuitous gift of land from elderly parent to adult child
November 21st, 2014

Justice Schwann of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan opened her recent decision in a farm estate case as follows: "At issue in this case are the legal ramifications flowing from a gratuitous gift of land from an elderly parent to an adult child, and the parent's subsequent desire to r... Read more »