Midfield residents get their day in court; decision coming Dec. 8th - 660 NEWS
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Midfield residents get their day in court; decision coming Dec. 8th

Last Updated Nov 23, 2017 at 5:23 am MST

There were a few emotional outbursts in a Calgary courtroom Wednesday afternoon, as a judge heard arguments in the class action lawsuit between a dozen Midfield Mobile Home Park residents and the City of Calgary.

There are a handful of people looking to stay, and others looking for damages, but all say they have been left with nowhere else to go.

They’ll have to wait until December 8th to learn their fate, as the judge in the case said she needed more time to review the arguments.

The residents’ lawyer Mathew Farrell, says the core of their case is discrimination.

He argues they have been treated unfairly, given improper notice, and their Charter rights have been violated.

“I think I put a lot of work into preparing for this, I think I made a good argument, I hope I made a good enough argument,” he said.

Nine occupied trailers are still left in the park.

City lawyer James Floyd denied the discrimination and said residents were treated in this case more than fairly.

Floyd declined to comment until after the decision.