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ACTIONS BY AND AGAINST - Actions against municipality

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 8:47 AM  

Appeal by Weinmann Electric Ltd. (Weinmann) from a trial judge decision dismissing its action against The Regional Municipality of Niagara (the “region”) alleging a failure to follow its bylaws governing contracting for the provision of goods and services. The procedure governing contracting was set out in a series of four consecutive bylaws. The bylaws established different and more onerous requirements to be met as the value of the goods and services being purchased increased. At trial, Weinmann argued that the region breached its bylaws by contracting...