Expropriations: The Taking Of Land

Jeff Wilker, municipal lawyer Municipalities often require the acquisition of private property in order to construct public works. Examples of these acquisitions include road widenings and sites for municipal wells and landfills. At times it is necessary for the municipality to acquire the land without the consent of the property owner through an expropriation. When there is such an … Continued

Stephen D’Agostino Featured In Law Times Article “Highway project raises new legal issues for property owners facing expropriation”

Stephen D'Agostino in Law Times | by Aidan Macnab | August 20, 2020

Stephen D'Agostino Featured In Law Times Article "Highway project raises new legal issues for property owners facing expropriation" On August 20, 2020, Thomson Rogers Managing Partner Stephen D’Agostino discussed how recent Provincial changes prejudice the rights of owners of land being expropriated in a Law Times article “Highway project raises new legal issues for property owners facing expropriation.” In the article, D’Agostino says: “…though the hearings of necessity were “never fair anyway,” they … Continued

Stephen D’Agostino Featured In Law Times Article “Highway Project Raises New Legal Issues For Property Owners Facing Expropriation”

Stephen D'Agostino in Law Times | by Aidan Macnab | Aug. 20, 2020

Stephen D'Agostino Featured In Law Times Article "Highway Project Raises New Legal Issues For Property Owners Facing Expropriation" Thomson Rogers managing partner Stephen D’Agostino is featured in a Law Times article by Aidan Macnab titled “Highway project raises new legal issues for property owners facing expropriation” discussing hearings of necessity. “D’Agostino says that, though the hearings of necessity were “never fair anyway,” they were “an important trigger in the process,” which can allow … Continued

Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

best lawyers in canada 2020 We are proud to announce that 13 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 14th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.  Lawyers are not required or … Continued

Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

best lawyers in canada 2019 - 13th edition We are proud to announce that 16 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry … Continued