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20 Nov

Stone(d) Walled: Cannabis Production and Municipal Zoning By-Laws

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Jonathan James NehmetallahLitigation, Municipal LawMarijuana, Cannabis Laws

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Now that the production and sale of cannabis is legal, individuals and corporations should pay close attention to zoning by-laws within their respective municipality when...

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22 Aug

Cottage Country Access Lessons

Tuesday, August 22, 2017James CookLitigation, Municipal Law, Land Titles Act, Land Use Regulation

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With the 2017 summer cottage season winding down, a recent case involving sparing neighbours reminds us of the importance of ensuring you have some form of legalized road access to your rural retreat.

Brown v Savage, 2017 ONSC 4357, involved two waterfront properties on Buckham’s Bay on the Ottawa River...

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7 Jun

Bill 139 - Ignoring Conservation Authorities Will Cost You

Wednesday, June 7, 2017Jonathan WigleyLitigation, Environmental Law, Municipal Law, Conservation, Administrative Law, Criminal LawConservation Authority, Bill 139, Prosecutions, Search and Seizure

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The Ontario government introduced Bill 139 on May 30, 2017 called the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017. This bill is an amalgam of changes to various pieces of...

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31 May

Righting the Apple Cart. Conservation Authorities

Wednesday, May 31, 2017Jonathan WigleyEnvironmental Law, Municipal Law, Conservation, Administrative Law, LitigationConservation Authority, Safety, Standard of Review, Flooding, Development, Prohibition

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Conservation Authorities (“CAs”) in Ontario are breathing a bit easier following the May 23rd 2017 decision of the Court of Appeal in...

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17 Aug

Pokemon “No!”

Wednesday, August 17, 2016Stephen A. ThieleMunicipal Law, Criminal Code, LitigationGeneral Interest, Technology, Mobile Phones

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The proliferation of iPhones, iPads, androids and other personal technology devices has also resulted in the growth of online games for both the young and old. It is difficult to watch television without... 

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