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PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Costs

Monday, May 14, 2018 @ 12:53 PM  

Appeal by the Band from the decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal refusing the Band’s request for costs. The Band owned territory four kilometres downstream from the subject landfill site and was permitted to intervene as a party in the proceeding. The Band fully participated in the 19-day hearing and presented evidence through two expert witnesses. The Tribunal made various orders with respect to water quality monitoring and testing. The Band sought $445,000 costs. The Band argued it was unreasonable for the respondent to require a...