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Farm Tax Update for Professionals - October 22, 2015, Guelph, ON
September 3rd, 2015

Please join CAFA for an exclusive one-day seminar:Farm Tax Update for ProfessionalsThursday, October 22, 2015 Hanlon Convention Centre, Guelph.Learn from industry leading farm professionals on the latest developments in farm tax and farm law.Space is limited so be sure to send in your regi... Read more »

Timelines to appeal Ontario environmental orders are strict - miss the deadlines at your peril
August 21st, 2015

Another decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal ("ERT") has confirmed that the process and deadlines for appealing orders made by Provincial Officers are strict; failure to comply with the process and deadlines means that the ERT has no jurisdiction to hear an appeal.In a July, 2015 decision,... Read more »

BC Landowner's nuisance claim dismissed - insufficient interference by water from municipal lands
August 10th, 2015

A BC landowner sued his municipality over drainage runoff, seeking both damages and an injunction requiring the municipality to take "immediate and effective action to stop the flow of water onto his property."  In 2002, the municipality approved the development of 68 townhomes by a developer a... Read more »

Nursery trees ruled to be chattels - claim for spray damage barred by limitation period
August 4th, 2015

The Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench has dismissed a claim for spray damage caused to nursery trees (Roundup from a neighbouring wheat field) on the basis that the applicable limitation period had expired.  The key issue was the characterization of the trees - were they fixtures to the real prop... Read more »

Rogers Communications loses cell tower lease over move to sub-lease space to a third party
July 27th, 2015

A Nova Scotia forestry company leased land to Rogers Communications for a cell tower.  The original 1988 lease was renewed several times and provided that renewals would be "upon the same terms and conditions" as the original lease.  In 2012, Rogers asked for the lessor's consent to a "co-... Read more »