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TRUSTS - Purpose trusts - Non-charitable purpose trusts

Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by the Municipality of Port Hope from the finding that it had breached its duties as trustee. Cross-appeal by a ratepayer from the finding that an agreement between the Government of Canada (Canada) and several municipalities created a non-charitable purpose trust. In 2000, Canada agreed to pay each of the municipalities of the Town of Port Hope (Port Hope), the Township of Hope and the Municipality of Clarington $10 million in exchange for each of the municipalities storing low-level radioactive waste at safe sites within...