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WATER - Riparian rights

Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 11:56 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiffs, certain American governmental entities and American private land holders, from an order striking their statement of claim in their action against the defendants, Manitoba and the municipality of Rhineland. The plaintiffs alleged that a Canadian roadway blocked flood waters that would otherwise flow north from the United States into Canada, thereby causing injury to their lands. They commenced litigation in 2004. The matter went to trial in 2016. After completion of the plaintiffs' evidence, the defendants moved to strike the amended statement...