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Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by property owners from the dismissal of their application for an injunction restraining the Halifax Regional Municipality from entering their land and removing anything from it. The appellants operated an unlicensed salvage yard in the Municipality. The property was divided into two lots. The appellants’ house and garage were located on one lot, which abutted a public road. The second lot was behind the first, was fenced off, and was not visible from the public road. A municipality compliance officer visited the property in response...