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Introducing Independent Construction Monitors

New CAEPLA joint venture is an evolution in land management

“While the term ‘social license’ has been overused in recent years, the bottom line in today’s world is, major energy infrastructure projects simply will not be built unless those impacted...

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Badly Drawn and Ostensibly Arbitrary

The dark history of expropriation in Canada

Canada has the most arbitrary system of expropriation in the whole of the civilized world.

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Want public access to private land?

There’s an app for that

What if we took an Uber approach to public access? What if we stopped complaining about the good old days and started trying to solve the problem?

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Landowners Left in the Cold Again?

The tension between Virginia landowners and Dominion Resources Dominion appears to be listening. It has moved its route eastward to collocate with an existing power line.

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How Government Ruins Safety Culture

“There are two ways to promote safety. One way is to teach, to practice, to promote good judgment, to explore principles, to make mistakes and learn from them, to...

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Alberta Government Boosts U.S. Energy Transport With Tax Dollars

Meanwhile, politics paralyzes Canadian pipeline industry -By C.K. Reeder

AIMCo is investing hundreds of millions of Alberta taxpayer dollars into U.S. pipeline companies while Canada’s pipeline sector is essentially paralyzed

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Strength in Numbers

Understanding “Injurious Affection” and Landowner Solidarity

A Manitoba property rights activist on the Land Values Appraisal Commission process, understanding “injurious affection” and landowner solidarity. By Jürgen Kohler

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Pipeline Trespassing: The Question of Treaty Rights

Why an Ontario court ruled in favour of a pipeline company against treaty rights vigilantes

By John Goudy

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Pipeline Landowners Caught in the Crossfire

In the name of pipeline safety and protecting the environment, anti-pipeline environmental activists have...put pipeline safety and the environment at risk.

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An innovative water contract pays farmers to conserve

By Paul Schwennesen

The deal represents an important lesson in how on-the-ground market transactions can flexibly adjust to site-specific conditions, allowing environmental sanity to prevail.

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