The Law of Nuisance

An owner of land has the right to an unfettered use and enjoyment of the land and is protected by several real property (land) laws. For example, an owner is protected from another person trespassing on the land by specific legislation, the Trespass to Property Act....

A View from Your Property

An owner of land has the right to an unfettered use and enjoyment of his or her land and is protected by several real property (land) laws. One example is the law of nuisance which has evolved on a case by case basis (the common law) for over a century. The rule often...

Drainage Problems with Neighbours

There are two ways that water drains from rural land, and both occur here in the County of Haliburton. One way is by a stream or creek – a natural watercourse. A natural watercourse is established when water flows along a defined channel, with a bed and banks, for a...