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Powers of municipality - Municipal property - Highways - Ownership and control

Thursday, February 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by Lehtiniemi from the dismissal of his application for a declaration that a laneway he constructed on his property was not a public roadway. The appellant purchased the property in 1981. After completing a logging operation, he cleared and ditched a laneway. The appellant did the work and paid for all expenses, and he maintained the laneway. He placed a gate and “Keep Out” signs on the west boundary of his land. In 1993, the appellant’s small claims action against the municipality for trespass was...