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The Lawyer’s Daily quotes Nikolas Blanchette in an article on the SCC recognizing municipalities can enact conversation zoning

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“SCC recognizes municipalities can enact conversation zoning, emphasizes bringing action in reasonable period” by Luis Millan, The Lawyer’s Daily

The Lawyer’s daily quotes Montréal lawyer, Nikolas Blanchette, in an article on the SCC recognizing municipalities can enact conversation zoning.

“While the decision will not have a direct impact on disguised expropriation in common law jurisdictions, we believe that, should a disguised expropriation matter from a common law jurisdiction be considered again by the current judges of the Supreme Court, they may revisit the criteria in the SCC ruling in Canadian Pacific Railway Co. v. Vancouver (City) 2006 SCC 5 in order to simplify it in the direction of the criterion established in Ville de Lorraine,” said Nikolas Blanchette, a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Montreal who acted for an intervener in the case, the Quebec Association of Construction and Housing Professionals Inc.