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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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Bell: Trans Mountain pipeline, don't pop the bubbly yet

July 2018

Don't believe what politicians are telling you. The TransMountain pipeline expansion project is in a state of suspended animation.

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Canada's purchase of Trans Mountain faces at least 1 more hurdle: Donald Trump

July 2018

Purchase agreement indicates the deal is subject to a U.S. national security review

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Anti Pipeline Activists Divert Flow to Riskier, Higher CO2 Emitting Avenues

July 2018

Where is all the oil being trucked into North Dakota coming from? The mysterious case of nearly...

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PIPELINE OBSERVER

Gas companies, nonprofit come together on pipeline guidelines

July 2018

We are pleasantly surprised to see one of North America's leading environmental organizations, the well-established Nature Conservancy, pursuing the same model the Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations,...

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If Ottawa Gives Half of TransMountain to First Nations, Shouldn't Pipeline Landowners Benefit Too?

July 2018

Surely if an equity stake is going to be given to anybody, shouldn't landowners with easements on their property be prime candidates?

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GUNTER: Trans Mountain pipeline construction all talk, little action

July 2018

Trans Mountain’s problems were never economic. They were and are political. And neither Ottawa nor Alberta has done anything to solve the political problems holding up pipeline construction....

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PIPELINE OBSERVER

Why Does CAEPLA Like L3RP?

July 2018

Because the Enbridge replacement project reflects landowner priorities

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Your tax dollars are financing the leading eco radical opponent of Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project (L3RP)

July 2018

L3RP embodies decades of work by Canada's pipeline landowner movement to establish unprecedented safety and environmental standards.

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Communist-run Cuba to recognize private property in new constitution

July 2018

At present Canada's laws regarding property are textbook communist:  any land can be taken by government in the name of "the greater good," and even for the benefit of privately...

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The Expropriator-in-Chief is at it again.

July 2018

Donald Trump built his private sector career via Eminent Domain...

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