Apr 16, 2013

Antrim Truck Centre: Supreme Court Restores Compensation Award For New Highway Construction

By Sean Foran, WeirFoulds LLP Client Update

Where no land is actually taken from landowners, when is a public authority liable to pay compensation for the construction of public works? In Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario (Minister of Transportation), a decision released on March 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada has established guidelines in balancing the interests of public authorities and private landowners.

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