Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee v. B & B Ganges Marina Ltd., 2008 BCCA 544, 2009 BCCA 48

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The issue in this case was whether a municipal bylaw limiting the size and height of buildings applied to an oil-tank barge that had been converted to a two storey floating camp. The Defendant marina argued the bylaw was constitutionally invalid or inapplicable which turned, in part, on whether the floating camp was a ship. The marina had originally been …

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Cyber Sea Technologies Inc. v. Underwater Harvester, 2002 FCT 794

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In this matter a submersible was arrested and the Defendant brought an application, inter alia, to release the submersible without bail or, in the alternative, to post security. The grounds for the Defendant’s application were that the action was without merit and that the dispute was subject to arbitration. The Prothonotary held that it is only in exceptional circumstances that …

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