Revisiting five noteworthy expropriation cases from 2021

28 minute read
19 April 2022

In Expropriation Law: 2021 A Year in Review, Gowling WLG's national Expropriation Law Group has summarized several complex and compelling expropriation cases from across Canada in 2021. In the article, the team highlights a number of important issues and key takeaways for those parties involved in the expropriation process.

Hosted by John Doherty, partner and leader of the firm's National Expropriation Law Group, this video recap features Gowling WLG professionals Kelly Duquette, Jonathan Minnes, Kevin Dias, Mark Giavedoni and Emily McCartney, as they each outline the particulars of one of the five noteworthy expropriation law cases of 2021.

Here are the five cases featured in the video:

  1. Halifax Regional Municipality v. Annapolis Group Inc. 2021 NSCA 3, 2021 CarswellNS (NSCA) 
    Annapolis Group Inc. v. Halifax Regional Municipality2021 CarswellNS 455 (SCC)
  2. Metrolinx v. 1450638 Ontario Inc., 2021 ONSC 8045
  3. Tri-C Management Limited v. Nova Scotia (Attorney General), 2021 NSCA 26
  4. Southwind v. Canada2021 SCC 28
  5. Madison Holdings Ltd. v. Winnipeg (City of), 2021 MBCA 94

Acting for both expropriated owners and expropriating authorities, Gowling WLG's national Expropriation Law Group applies a creative, practical approach to a range of challenges — from informal negotiations to arbitration proceedings before administrative tribunals, including the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and the courts.

Members of our team are routinely recognized by leading publications, including Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.


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