Notable Expropriations

Rayman Harris LLP has been actively involved in several notable Expropriation cases, just a few of which are listed below.

Metrolinx – Ontario Line – Representing businesses, developers, homeowners, commercial tenants, and residential tenants in claims Metrolinx arising from the expropriation and construction of the Ontario Line in Toronto.

Metrolinx – Scarborough Extension – Representing business owners, land developers, and commercial tenants in claims against Metrolinx related to the construction of the Scarborough LRT Extension.

407 East Extension – Representing over 60 homeowners, land developers, farmers and businesses in claims against the Ministry of Transportation for Ontario.

York Region – VIVA Davis Drive Rapid Transit – Representing business owners, land developers and professional corporations in claims against York Region.

Highway 417 Widening – Counsel for Antrim Truck Centre in a successful appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Northern Highways Program – Highway 11 Widening – Representing over 30 businesses, homeowners and other land owners in claims against Ministry of Transportation for highway widening in and around Burk’s Falls, Sundridge, South River and Powassan.

Northern Highways Program – Highway 400/69 Widening – Representing stone quarries, small businesses, homeowners and property developers along Highway 400/69 expropriated by the Ministry of Transportation.

Waterloo Region Rapid Transit Initiatives – Representing over 25 homeowners, small businesses, national franchises, car dealerships, residential and commercial complexes expropriated by the Region of Waterloo for Rapid Transit works.

Metrolinx – Hamilton Light Rail Transit – Representing property owners and small businesses impacted by the land acquisitions and construction of the Hamilton LRT.

GTA West Corridor – Representing property developers potentially impacted by future GTA West Corridor.

York Region – VIVA – Rapid Transit Initiatives along Highway 7 – Representing property developers and businesses expropriated for Highway 7 Rapid Transit Initiative.

Highway 7 – Kitchener to Guelph – Representing land developers, farmers, large manufacturers and small businesses expropriated by Ministry of Transportation for the highway expansion.

Metrolinx – Eglinton Crosstown LRT – Representing mid-size and small businesses, homeowners and national franchises expropriated by Metrolinx for Eglinton Crosstown LRT.

Town of Ajax Downtown Redevelopment – Representing small businesses to be expropriated by Ajax for downtown Redevelopment.

York Region – VIVA – Rapidway Construction along Yonge Street – Representing property owners and businesses expropriated for the Yonge Street Rapidway.

Toronto District Catholic School Board – Expropriations on Bayview Avenue – Representing homeowners expropriated by School Board.

Highway 427 Expansion – Representing property developers expropriated for extension of Highway 427 in York Region.

Metrolinx – Hurontario-Main LRT Project – Representing home owners and national franchises expropriated for the LRT Project through downtown Mississauga and Brampton.

York Region Bathurst Street Widening – Representing commercial property owners impacted by York Region’s road widening.

Metrolinx – Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension Project – Representing industrial landlords, small and mid-size businesses and national franchises expropriated for TYSSE Project.

Highway 17 Widening, North West Ontario – Representing property owners impacted by Highway widening.

Metrolinx Rail Expansion Projects – Representing property developers, mid-size businesses and small businesses in claims against Metrolinx throughout Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario.

Region of Durham Road Widening Projects – Representing homeowners, national franchises, property developers, small businesses and commercial plazas impacted by Region of Durham road widenings in Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa and Clarington.

TransCanada Pipeline – Representing farmers and property developers impacted or potentially impacted by routing for TransCanada Pipeline expansion in the Greater Toronto Area.

Highway 401 Widenings – Representing homeowners, small businesses, industrial properties and developers who are having their land expropriated by the Ministry of Transportation to facilitate the widening of Highway 401.

Peterborough Airport Expansion – Representing home and cottage owners expropriated by the City of Peterborough for the expansion of its municipal airport.

City of Kingston Third Crossing Project – Representing property developers, businesses and other owners expropriated by the City of Kingston for the construction of its new crossing over the Cataraqui River.

Metrolinx – Finch LRT – Representing home owners, institutional clients, businesses and property developers expropriated by Metrolinx for the Finch LRT.