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Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officers investigated a truck stopped along a highway. Attached to the truck was a wood chipping machine that was missing its right wheel. The hub of the wheel was located at the end of a scrape mark in the pavement, but the wheel was not found.&n... Read more »
The Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Tribunal has dismissed an appeal by an Ontario dairy farm from the rejection of milk from its operation by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario ("DFO"). The farm has operated for 30 years and, in the fall of 2010, was carrying out three milkings a day.&n... Read more »
An employee of a chick hatchery operation was injured when she fell climbing down from a storage trailer used to house paper liners used in shipping crates. The employee broke her leg. The hatchery was charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for failing "to take the reasonab... Read more »
In August, 2012, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (part of TransCanada Pipelines) applied to the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to "decommission" a 266-km stretch of pipeline. Essentially, the application would see the abandonment of the line in place, but NOVA contended that it was... Read more »
Owners of two different properties in the Hamilton, ON area brought applications to "clarify or determine title" to the bed of a waterway that traverses each of the properties. If the waterway was determined to be navigable, then the bed of the waterway would remain the property of the Crown a... Read more »