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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. Roughly four years after the Norrises purchased a home, they discovered hydrocarbon contamination that had been caused by an underground oil storage tank. They paid for the removal of the tank, al ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. A group of plaintiffs from Sydney, Nova Scotia initiated legal proceedings against Ispat Sidbec Inc. ("Ispat"), Hawker Siddeley Canada Inc. ("Hawker"), Domtar Inc. ("Domtar"), the Province of Nova S ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Park Place Centre Ltd. (“Park Place”) owned and operated a complex in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Ultramar Ltd. (“Ultramar”) delivered oil to the complex on a weekly basis. Ultramar employed G& ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Park Place Centre Ltd. (“Park Place”) owned and operated a complex in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Ultramar Ltd. (“Ultramar”) delivered oil to the complex on a weekly basis. Ultramar employed G& ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Ms. Pinsonnault-Flinn purchased a property in 1999 and soon afterwards learned that the property was severely contaminated. When the situation came to the attention of the Department of Environment ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Soon after the Praczes purchased a new home, inclement weather caused their oil tank to tip over, and oil was spilled on the property. The Praczes notified Esso Home Comfort ("Esso"), their oil sup ...

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This case was heard in the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia. Puddingstone Incorporated ("Puddingstone") leased a basement apartment to the respondents, Ms. Chambers and Ms. Baxendale. The apartment was next to the building’s furnace room, and both tenan ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island (Appeal Division). Acting under Prince Edward Island’s Environmental Protection Act, the Minister of Environment ordered McGowan Motors Ltd. to clean up oil contamination on its property. W ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. Brookfield Gardens Inc. ("Brookfield") was charged under the federal Fisheries Act with having unlawfully deposited or permitted the deposit of a deleterious substance in waters frequented ...

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This application for leave to appeal was considered by the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. The Provincial Court of New Brunswick convicted Caldwell & Ross Ltd. of polluting a municipality’s water supply, in violation of section 21(1) of New Brunswick’ ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). The Provincial Court of New Brunswick convicted Day & Ross Inc. of having failed to report an oil spill that could result in or increase water pollution, whether direct ...

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This case was heard in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia. Douglas Projects International Incorporated ("Douglas Projects") and its director, Mr. Douglas, were charged with five charges under Nova Scotia’s Environment Act. A fire on a property owned by ...

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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 New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Gemtec Limited ("Gemtec") and its principal, Mr. Lutes, were convicted in Provincial Court of having violated the federal Fisheries Act by unlawfully depositing or per ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). After Gemtec Ltd. ("Gemtec") and its principal, Mr. Lutes, were charged with offences under the federal Fisheries Act, the defendants filed a motion for non-suit. A Trial J ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island (Trial Division). After McGowan Motors Ltd. ("McGowan") was convicted in Provincial Court on three charges under Prince Edward Island’s Environmental Protection Act, the corporation appeale ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island (Appeal Division).  After McGowan Motors Ltd. ("McGowan") was convicted in Provincial Court on three charges under Prince Edward Island’s Environmental Protection Act, the corporation ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). After the provincial Crown laid information against NBIP Forest Products Inc. ("NBIP"), NBIP initiated an appeal of the Crown's decision to lay charges. Counsel for NBIP co ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). After the New Brunswick Power Corporation ("NB Power") was charged with having failed to comply with the terms and conditions of a permit that it held, and with having ther ...