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www.canlii.org/en/ns/nssc/doc/2014/2014nssc447/2014nssc447.h...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. An oil spill occurred on property owned by Garden View Restaurant Limited ("Garden View") after a pipeline was vandalized. The property included two residential rental units, and in the aftermath o ...

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This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. An oil spill occurred on property owned by Garden View Restaurant Limited ("Garden View") after a pipeline was vandalized. The property included two residential rental units, and in the aftermath of ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The Halifax Regional Municipality ("HRM") applied for a Court declaration that Zurich Insurance Company Ltd., Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, and Arch Insurance Canada Ltd. sh ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). After Harvey’s Oil Limited ("Harvey’s") was sued for negligence causing oil contamination on several properties, the company’s insurer denied that it had an obligatio ...

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. A Joint Public Review Panel that had been established to review the environmental and socioeconomic effects of projects that had been proposed by Sable Gas determined that socioeconomic analyses were be ...

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. A Joint Public Review Panel that had been established to review the environmental and socioeconomic effects of projects that had been proposed by Sable Gas determined that socioeconomic analyses were be ...

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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 Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal). After Harvey’s Oil Limited ("Harvey’s") was sued for negligence causing oil contamination on several properties, the company’s insurer denied that it had an obligati ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. After the Department of Environment approved an oil exploration project, the Margaree Environmental Association ("MEA") filed an appeal under the provincial Environment Act, which allows for appeal ...

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. An oil spill occurred at an oil refinery owned by Newfoundland Processing Limited (“NPL”) while a ship, the South Angela, was discharging its cargo of oil. After the spill had been cleaned up, NPL sued ...

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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 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. 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 New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). In May 1993, a helicopter pilot and three passengers observed the ship Katrina Leslie in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, leaving a trail of shiny substance in its wake. The ship ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). Mr. Bolt was refuelling a fishing boat when he noticed that the fuel tank, which was sitting in the back of his truck, was leaking. Mr. Bolt continued the refuelling ...

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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 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 ...