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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In 1989, the Metropolitan Authority (which represented the Town of Bedford, the Municipality of the County of Halifax, the City of Dartmouth, and the City of Halifax), began to explore options for ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Trial Division).  Dawe Ltd. operated a sawmill that regularly produced large amounts of wood shavings. The shavings were burned in a large incinerator every three or four days, and each burn ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Mr. Willis sued the Halifax Regional Municipality ("HRM") for nuisance law (substantial and unreasonable interference with the use and enjoyment of land). For nearly twenty years, Mr. Willis had bee ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The Jerabeks hired Scotia Fuels Ltd. to install a new fuel oil tank in their furnace room. The installation was defective, and it caused an oil spill that migrated into the soil beneath the Jerabek ...

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. In 2009, the federal Minister of Industry approved the construction and operation of a broadband wireless internet tower to be located in Kings County, Nova Scotia. After the construction of the tower w ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. After the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia decided that the Coalition of Citizens for a Charter Challenge could challenge the Metropolitan Authority’s decision to adopt a waste-management plan that invo ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. The Mr. Shredding Waste Management company had been operating a medical waste incineration plant since 1995, and by 1999 the plant was licensed to import medical waste from the four Atlantic provi ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). The Mr. Shredding Waste Management company had been operating a medical waste incineration plant since 1995, and by 1999 the plant was licensed to import medical waste from ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. While clearing trees on his property, Mr. Marriott and a friend discovered a number of metal canisters that contained pesticide pellets. When the friend asked if he could take the canisters to recy ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). When the Vista School Board chose a site for a new public school that would put the school near an oil refinery and transshipment facility, community members formed t ...

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This application for leave to appeal was considered by the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. After Fraser Papers (Canada) Inc. ("Fraser Papers") was charged with violating New Brunswick’s Clean Air Act, Fraser Papers filed a motion asking the Court to decla ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). A pulp mill managed by Fraser Papers Inc. discharged a contaminant into the air when a digester valve seized and a mixture of pulp and cooking acid spewed out. Fraser Paper ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Trial Division). As Pennecon Ltd. was working on highway road construction, a temporary problem with the wet scrubber system caused a cloud of dust to emerge as asphalt was being prepared for the ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Warren (Maritimes) Ltd. ("Warren") operated an asphalt plant in an area that had, over time, been surrounded by a residential subdivision. The asphalt plant was licensed by ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In 1988, a sewage treatment plant was built in North Preston, next to the farm where the plaintiff, Mr. Willis, lived. Over the course of nearly two decades, Mr. Willis lived with unpleasant and so ...

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