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PUBLIC UTILITIES - Operation of utility - Facilities - Costs - Cost sharing between municipality and utility

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 7:47 AM  

Appeal by Union Gas Limited (Union) from a decision of an application judge requiring the appellant to assume the entire cost of relocating parts of a gas pipeline. Parts of the appellant’s gas pipeline had to be relocated as a result of the respondent municipality’s construction of certain drainage works. The appellant argued that the respondent was required to pay 35 per cent of the relocation costs in accordance with the parties’ Franchise Agreement. The Franchise Agreement provided for the sharing of the appellant’s costs occasioned...