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John is a litigator whose practice is focused in the areas of commercial and environmental litigation, expropriation law, energy regulation, and regulatory offences.  He is particularly interested in agricultural issues and the regulation of agricultural land use, and lives and works on his family’s cash crop farm north of London, Ontario with his wife and three kids.  Landowner Law Blog

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CAEPLA Workshop Series - Remediation 101

CAEPLA Workshop Series - Remediation 101

June 2018

Join CAEPLA and Enbridge for an interactive workshop exploring everything pipeline landowners need to know about protecting and restoring soil.

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A Season of Change for CAEPLA...

A Season of Change for CAEPLA...

May 2018

As any farmer knows, Spring is a time of renewal. A time for a fresh start, new projects, and a time of optimism. Being that CAEPLA is very much in...

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For years CAEPLA has lobbied for the reform or better yet repeal of the National Energy Board

April 2018

In this letter to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr last year on the "indigenous traditional knowledge" currently fashionable with the Trudeau Government, we anticipated and expressed concerns about, the current...

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Two adversarial countries, a lawless bombed-out third, and a terrorist organization come together to build a pipeline, and Canada can’t

March 2018

An Afghan, a Pakistani, an Indian, and a Turk..menistanian walk into a bar. No wait, into a pipeline meeting. No wait, this isn’t a joke, it’s…I don’t even know what...

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If pipeline companies had historically respected landowner property rights, would their projects be in peril today?

March 2018

Rights are indivisible.  If they are not extended to all, they are not rights but privileges.

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Manitoba Evades Federal Licensing Requirement in Failed Green Scheme

NEB needs to see Pallister's BiPole lll for the illegal boondoggle it is...

February 2018

Manitoba Hydro is building this hydroelectric project and transmission lines claiming that the capture of the “green” export market to the US made the projects economically feasible.

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Citizens' Inquiry - Manitoba Hydro

February 2018

Manitoba Hydro has been plagued with decision making over the last 15 years that has resulted in higher hydro rates, a $25 billion debt, a massive excess in supply of...

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Pembina Pipeline's new purpose: Get Canada's oil and gas to the rest of the world

February 2018

CEO shifts to getting hydrocarbons to the U.S. and Asia, especially in light of Canada’s infrastructure problems, which he thinks will only get worse

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Trudeau's National Energy Board Sorry for Spying on Staff

February 2018

Latest news report suggests Ottawa's energy regulator is secretive, opaque, petty and paranoid...

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The National Energy Board is a failure

February 2018

This reminder is urgent today as the Trudeau government proceeds with a radical rejigging of the Board and regulatory regime -- in a way we fear may make matters worse.  ...

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