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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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Senate of Canada

Senate of Canada Adopts Bill S-229

May 2017

 An Act respecting underground infrastructure safety

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PIPELINE OBSERVER

National Energy Board

How shady and paranoid is the National Energy Board?

April 2017

To demonstrate just how committed to transparency they are, the NEB spent tens of thousands of your tax dollars investigating the leak of...a joke. A Board bureaucrat made an...

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Pipelines & Airlines

What Do Airline and Pipeline Companies Have in Common?

April 2017

Both can use government to evict you from your seat or land. CAEPLA can help negotiate a better outcome.

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You could swap the name Cuomo for Trudeau in this bang on New York Post editorial.

The North American War on Pipelines

April 2017

The piece pretty much sums up CAEPLA's philosophy. As Canada's leading grassroots property rights organization, CAEPLA believes political interference with pipeline projects is a violation of property rights -- both...

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Partnership With an Energy Transport Company: A Life-Changing Relationship

Is partnering with a pipeline company really a lot like marriage?

April 2017

CAEPLA COO Annette Schinborn talks about this lifelong commitment in the latest edition of the Pipeline Observer... Let CAEPLA help get your ‘marriage’ off to a good start “Only...

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Enbridge tax challenge could cost northern Minn. counties millions

March 2017

If Enbridge wins its property tax challenge, some N. Minn. counties might owe it refunds.  By Mike Hughlett Star Tribune  MARCH 26, 2017 — 9:58PM

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Behind the pursuit of social licence:

How an Alberta band lost a pipeline — and the economic benefits — that it wanted

March 2017

Like many members of the Alexander First Nation in Central Alberta, Rodney Yellowdirt is fed up with years of confrontation led by its chief, Kurt Burnstick, against Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline...

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MLA MIA

Frustrated Farmers Declare MLA MIA in ad

February 2017

The Manitoba Bipole III Landowners Committee bought the ad, saying it is frustrated by the government’s total silence

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New Lessons in Expropriation by Other Means

New Lessons in Expropriation by Other Means

February 2017

  In the United States, expropriation is known as Eminent Domain. In Canada and the US legalized land theft usually involves a time consuming process that almost always results...

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CAEPLA Workshop Series

Stay Tuned for Upcoming CAEPLA Workshops Near You!

February 2017

 CAEPLA Spring 2017 Workshop series was a BIG hit! Stay tuned for upcoming locations and new topics brought to you by Enbridge and CAEPLA.  ...

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