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Enbridge wants land to build replacement pipeline; Landowner refuses because no construction agreement in place; NEB gives Enbridge right to use land; Enbridge makes a huge mess; NEB issues stop work order - Why was Right of Entry granted in the first place?
July 23rd, 2014

The National Energy Board (NEB) has recently issued a stop work and compliance order to Enbridge Pipelines Inc. in connection with Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement project on a Manitoba farm property.  The Line 3 project is similar to the Line 6 replacements that took plac... Read more »

Dead lawn points to neighbour's herbicides, but standard of proof not met
July 21st, 2014

The Plaintiff in a Saskatchewan small claims suit alleged that the Defendant applied a substance in the back alley next to his property that caused damage to the Plaintiff's lawn.  The judge hearing the case was satisfied on a balance of probabilities that a substance from the back alley did mi... Read more »

Combine repair dispute goes to the Ontario Agri Appeal Tribunal
July 18th, 2014

In Ontario, the Farm Implements Act provides for the investigation and mediation of disputes related to the sale of farm equipment; where mediation fails, the dispute can be put to the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal for a hearing.  Recently, the Tribunal ruled on a warranty... Read more »

Saskatchewan man loses appeal from conviction for stealing cattle
July 17th, 2014

Farmer D was convicted of stealing cattle contrary to Section 338(2) of the Criminal Code and of fraudulently making a false or counterfeit mark on cattle contrary to Section 338(1)(b)(ii) of the Code.  D acknowledged at trial that he had sold the cattle in question, but said that he had believ... Read more »

BC Supreme Court rules on dispute between municipality and pipeline company over upgrade costs
July 16th, 2014

The City of Surrey planned to expand the Fraser Highway.  The expansion would necessitate the upgrade of a pipeline owned and operated by FortisBC Energy Inc. (formerly Terasen), and Fortis commenced an action against Surrey in respect of the allocation of cost for the upgrade.  Fortis cla... Read more »