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Phrase of the Week - Fly Rock

Phrase of the Week - Fly Rock



FLY ROCK

Supreme Court of Canada



[The defendant] “discharged” fly-rock, large pieces of rock created by the force of a blast, into the natural environment. There is also no doubt that fly-rock meets the definition of contaminant [within meaning under the Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.19].



R. v. Castonguay Blasting Ltd. |  (WestlawNext Canada)

2013 CarswellOnt 14070 (S.C.C.) at para. 37 |  (Westlaw Canada)

Abella J. 







Ontario



 ... one of [the defendant's] blasting operations went awry, sending rock debris flying through the air beyond the controlled blasting area. [The debris is known] as “fly-rock” in the industry ...



R. v. Castonguay Blasting Ltd. |  (WestlawNext Canada)

2012 CarswellOnt 2199 (Ont. C.A.) at para. 1 |  (Westlaw Canada)

Blair J.A. (dissenting)



 

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