A Newfoundland judge adjourned a legal challenge Monday of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project as she considers whether to remove herself from the case.
Provincial Supreme Court Judge Gillian Butler said she will likely issue a written ruling next week on the matter after Brad Cabana argued she should step down because of personal, political and professional ties.
Cabana told the court that Butler has a history of representing hydro clients and, in a written submission, said she has donated to the Progressive Conservative party, now the provincial government, that supports Muskrat Falls.
Butler is also married to David McKay, a partner in the law firm that is representing former premier Danny Williams in a defamation suit and countersuit involving Cabana.
Cabana has argued that Butler is in a position of reasonably perceived bias. If she dismisses Cabana's constitutional challenge and imposes hefty court costs, it could limit his ability to argue the defamation case, Cabana told the court.
Read more Business News
- EMS called to PM's homeCanada - 2:47 pm
- Abducted boy saved by songWorld - 1:01 pm
- Medical pot for 2 yr. oldPenticton / S. Okanagan - 12:50 pm
- Dozens speak on land swapPenticton / S. Okanagan - 12:06 pm
|QHR Technologies Inc||1.22||+0.01|
|Anavex Life Sciences||0.38||-0.005|
|Copper Mountain Mining||2.33||-0.05|
|Sunrise Resources Ltd||0.025||-0.005|
|Mission Ready Services||0.25||0.00|
Our ability to live beyond our years has nothing to do with medical science; we will all live longer than our physical bodies, each of us will leave behind a personal legacy made up of our deeds, our ...
With all of the adventure activities I have done and still do, I wonder sometimes if the edge still exists. The systematic approach to learning a new adventure or extreme activity combined with the r...
How much time should you put into prospecting? The question is a bit of a puzzle. Ideally, there would be a reference book that lists, by industry, how much time you should invest in prospecting acti...