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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Appeals - Quashing or dismissal of - Reinstatement

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 8:35 AM  

Application by the Stantec respondents for reconsideration of an ex parte order reinstating an abandoned appeal. The appellant, Community Mental Health Initiative Inc. (CMHI), purchased land to build a housing project. It discovered environmental contamination post-completion and sued several parties associated with the sale and environmental impact assessment. Following a summary trial, the claims against the Stantec respondents were dismissed. CMHI applied for leave to appeal in November 2014. No further steps were taken for one year. Consequently, the appeal was deemed abandoned and dismissed. In...