Some substantive law both because of what happened and because it may give some people cause to think about the consequences of our past action on our environment.
If the decision stands – I expect the plaintiffs will try to get leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada given the amount involved: more than $1.7 million plus interest plus legal fees – it’s proof that the courts aren’t the answer to all problems.
I’ve set out all that’s needed to understand what the problem was, and the end result.
Berendsen v. Ontario, 2009 ONCA 845
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