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In this case, B owned and operated a large farm that included 33 quarter sections of land and about 600 cattle. He had a will and died. And although he remained married to his wife, D, at his death, he had been living with G for more than 20 years. The issue in the case was whether... Read more »
One neighbour (G) has a barn and a shed that protrude onto another neighbour's (N's) property. The barn is used for stabling horses and the shed is used for storage and has an attached chicken coop. The situation ended up in BC Supreme Court where N proposed two options: 1) shared u... Read more »
A landowner in Nova Scotia challenged the validity of the expropriation of his land. The challenge was unsuccessful and the landowner was ordered by the NS Supreme Court to pay costs of the challenge to the expropriating authority. The Court disagreed with the landowner that the costs sh... Read more »
The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by Michael Schmidt of convictions on thirteen counts under the Milk Act and the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA) related to the production, sale and distribution of unpasteurized milk and cheese. Schmidt had tried to comply with th... Read more »
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has recently heard the case of a farmer looking to exercise a right to take hay that was first created in 1960. The Court explained:This application involves the interpretation of a reservation of a hay/crop right in favour of GC, his heirs and assigns” in a 19... Read more »