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Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms Cost-Sharing Mechanism Developed by the Ontario Energy Board

The decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Union Gas Limited v. Township of Norwich, in which Phil Tunley acted on behalf of the Ontario Energy Board as an intervenor, gives effect to a cost-sharing mechanism developed by the Board in its 1986 Report and Model Franchise Agreement, to allocate costs of gas pipeline […]
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Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville Represent Vice Media and Ben Makuch at Supreme Court

Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville, along with co-counsel Iain MacKinnon, appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada representing Vice Media Canada and journalist Ben Makuch in a case demanding protection for journalistic source information. For the first time, the Court was asked to address the issue of access by police to unpublished communications between a journalist […]
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Alexi Wood Successfully Defends Appeal of Ontario Energy Board Decision

Alexi Wood, on behalf of the Ontario Energy Board, is successful in securing a dismissal of an appeal from a decision of the OEB regarding the interpretation of statutory provisions governing the assessment of certain pipeline facilities. In Tribute Resources Inc. v. Ontario Energy Board, the Divisional Court affirmed that the applicable standard of review was reasonableness. […]
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Phil Tunley Successful in Resisting Motion for Leave to Appeal from a Decision of the Ontario Energy Board

Today the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed a motion by various telecommunications carriers for leave to appeal a decision of the Ontario Energy Board setting a rate to be changed for attachment of telecommunications cables to electricity distribution poles owned by Hydro One Inc.  The decision is the latest in a series of decisions of […]
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