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City of Burnaby challenges NEB on access rights of companies for pre-approval project work - NEB sides with company
August 29th, 2014

The National Energy Board (NEB) is considering an application by Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Kinder Morgan) to access lands owned by or within the authority of the City of Burnaby for preliminary work related to the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project.  The work includes land surveying&n... Read more »

NS Supreme Court throws out spray drift case after Farm Practices Board rules farm practice was normal
August 26th, 2014

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has dismissed a spray drift claim brought by landowners against a neighbouring farmer and his farm business.  The plaintiffs are organic farmers and alleged that, in 2007, the defendant farmer sprayed his lands with a herbicide that drifted onto their property c... Read more »

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 »