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This case was heard in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia. In January 2016, Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation ("Northern Pulp") pleaded guilty to an offence under the federal Fisheries Act. In June 2014, untreated pulp and paper effluent from a pulp ...

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This case was heard in the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia. An act of vandalism caused oil contamination on Mr. Ribahi’s property, as well as on neighbouring property. Mr. Ribahi’s insurance policy with the Sovereign General Insurance Company ("Soverei ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). In the midst of a complex history of legal proceedings, the plaintiffs, River Road Co-op Ltd. ("River Road") and Co-op Atlantic Ltd., filed a motion requesting the Court’s ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). In the midst of a complex history of legal proceedings, River Road Co-Op Ltd. ("River Road") and Co-op Atlantic Ltd. sued Ultra Maintenance Ltd. ("Ultra") for causing hydro ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. After an oil spill on a neighbouring property contaminated the soil under their house, the Snows contacted their insurer, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada ("RSA"), to seek compen ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. After the Seligs sued Cook’s Oil Company Limited ("Cook’s") for having caused hydrocarbon contamination on their property, Cook’s brought a third-party claim against Parkhill Construction (1980) Li ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. After the Seligs sued Cook’s Oil Company Limited ("Cook’s") for having caused hydrocarbon contamination on their property, Cook’s brought a third-party claim against Parkhill Construction (1980) Lim ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island (Trial Division). Metropolitan Stores of Canada Ltd. ("Metropolitan") leased commercial premises that were owned by Sep Holdings Ltd. ("Sep"). After a leaking fuel tank caused a considerabl ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). From November 1978 to September 1995, Shell Canada ("Shell") supplied petroleum to a gas bar in Hanwell, New Brunswick. After September 1995, the petroleum was supplied by ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. After an oil spill on a neighbouring property contaminated the soil under their house, the Snows contacted their insurer, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada ("RSA"), to seek compe ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Soilbac Recycling Inc. ("Soilbac") carried out remediation work on roughly fifty-two truckloads of contaminated soil. Soilbac alleged that William J. Kerr Limited ("WJK") h ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Mrs. Stuart had been living alone in her home from 1981 until 1998. During that time, she regularly detected a smell of oil in the basement. Her adult children were also aware of the smell, and her ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Mrs. Stuart had been living alone in her home from 1981 until 1998. During that time, she regularly detected a smell of oil in the basement. Her adult children were also aware of the smell, and her ...

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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 Scotia, ...

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This application for leave to appeal was considered by 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. ...

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This application for leave to appeal was considered by the Supreme Court of Canada. Superline Fuels Inc. entered into a contract to supply an install a domestic oil tank, and it then hired a subcontractor, Mr. Buchanan, to carry out the work. About nine ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). As a bulldozer was grading land near the stone foundation of a nearby farmhouse, the bulldozer scraped the stone, which caused small rocks from the foundation to fall. One ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). The plaintiff, Toronto-Dominion Bank, sued the Norrises after they defaulted on their mortgage payments. In their Statement of Defence and Counterclaim, the Norrises made a ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). From November 1978 to September 1995, Shell Canada ("Shell") supplied petroleum to a gas bar in Hanwell, New Brunswick. After September 1995, the petroleum was supplied by ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Mr. Venedam was a furnace burner technician. In November 2002, he purchased a new oil tank, which was installed outside by Tanks & Ducts R Us Ltd. ("T&D"). Mr. Venedam’s old oil tank was in ...