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Whatever Happened To…Antrim Truck Ltd. and Public Nuisances

Background Gail Cameron was brought up in the restaurant and accounting businesses.  Her husband Jack had a strong trucking background.  In June 1978, the couple had acquired Cedar Service Centre on 12 acres of land located on the former Highway 17 west of Ottawa from Gail’s mother.  They built a tire shop in 1980 and […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Pedro Porto Alegre
Pedro Porto Alegre has earned his B.Comm. from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. (2014)
 

Expropriating Land: A Balancing Act

Introduction The somewhat foreboding term “expropriation” in Canada describes the right of the government (the Crown or one of its agencies) to legally take real property (land), that is in private hands and apply it for a greater public use or benefit. This concept is called “compulsory purchase” in the United Kingdom, and “taking” or […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Rohan Somers
Rohan Somers obtained his BA in Communications from the University of Calgary in 2012.
 


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