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EXPROPRIATION - Compensation - Courts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 11:14 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from refusal of summary judgment dismissing an expropriation action by the respondent, Milne. The respondent sought damages in the Federal Court arising from expropriation of land situated in Belleville, Ontario. The Crown submitted that the respondent's action was commenced more than two years after registration of a notice of confirmation of expropriation in the land registry office. The Crown submitted that s. 39(1) of the Federal Courts Act operated to establish and apply the two-year limitation period under the Ontario Limitations Act....