Mondaq Canada: Real Estate and Construction
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice has upheld a conviction of destroying a boundary tree without the consent of an adjoining land owner.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Real estate and commercial leasing matters are a frequent source of business disputes which can often lead to a lawsuit.
Field LLP
The Appellant, Osman Auction Inc., purchased a parcel of land on which to run its vehicle auction business. The site was already subdivided and properly zoned, but not serviced "to urban standards".
Singer Kwinter
This week from October 8 to October 14, 2017, marks Fire Prevention week across Canada. This year's theme is "Every Second Counts : Plan 2 Ways Out!"
WeirFoulds LLP
In order to meet the federal government's July 1, 2018 target for legalizing recreational cannabis country-wide, each province and territory across Canada has been seeking public input and developing their respective plans for the regulation of the sale of recreational cannabis.
Cassels Brock
On October 3, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport released a draft of "A Guide to Cultural Heritage Resources in the Land Use Planning Process" (the Draft Guide).
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Builder's risk (also known as course of construction) insurance policies almost always contain some form of exclusion relating to the cost of repairing or replacing faulty or improper material...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada in Bhasin v. Hrynew formally recognized the "organizing principle of good faith" in Canadian contract law.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
The second week of November holds a special place in my heart; harvest is generally done, calves are being shipped and the Canadian Finals Rodeo and Farmfair descends upon Edmonton.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Tenants are routinely requested by landlords to execute estoppel certificates in favour of purchasers or lenders as to the status of their leases.
Cox & Palmer
Cranes. Scaffolding. Orange vests and hard hats. Construction around Halifax keeps cruising along at an exciting pace. Development, however, can include some tricky municipal planning bits.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Manitoba Court of Appeal has dismissed an insurance company's application to dismiss the claims of a Manitoba hog farm which sustained property damage and a number of hog deaths...
Miller Thomson LLP
Toute nouvelle construction entraîne son lot de désagréments pour les voisins.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Bill 139 (Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017) is expected to return to Queen's Park for Third Reading and receive Royal Assent in November 2017.
Field LLP
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench holds surety liable under a performance bond for consequential damages suffered by an obligee as result of defaulting contractor.
McLennan Ross LLP
An issue for many smaller municipalities and urban areas throughout North America is whether or not to impose a curfew on youth.
Bennett Jones LLP
Regardless of project size or scope, a comprehensive and tailor-made written construction contract provides the foundation for success.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bill 16 will eliminate the RTA provision that currently permits landlords to require that tenants vacate the rental unit at the end of the fixed term.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In today's real estate market, prospective purchasers may find themselves hastily making offers on properties, out of fear that someone else will beat them to the sale.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On October 26, 2017, Bill 16, the Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act, 2017 ( "Bill-16"), passed first reading, which will be of particular interest to residential landlords and developers.
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Devry Smith Frank LLP
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to renting property in Ontario with pets. Many Ontarians believe it is illegal for tenants to discriminate against pet owners and that landlords cannot reject potential tenants for their pets.
Clyde & Co
Certificates of pending litigation, cautions, constructive trusts, interim preservation of property orders, fraudulent conveyance actions, Mareva injunctions and receiverships are just some of the remedies in the litigator's tool box when responding to a commercial real estate fraud.
The Ross Firm
Back in 2015, the Protecting Condominium Owners Act became law in Ontario.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
According to the Toronto Star, the City of Toronto will move to review the rules that require landlords to keep a minimum temperature in city apartments.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In today's real estate market, prospective purchasers may find themselves hastily making offers on properties, out of fear that someone else will beat them to the sale.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Bill 141 introduces a new Section 1 of the Act by providing a definition of a real estate brokerage contract.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a highly anticipated decision for the valuation of contaminated property in British Columbia, the BC Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the BC Supreme Court and set out how contaminated property...
Clyde & Co
Malgré le développement fulgurant des copropriétés au cours des dernières années, aucun changement législatif n'est venu accompagner cette nouvelle réalité.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
There has been a lot of discussion lately around the recent slow downs to the real estate markets in Toronto and surrounding areas.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
This week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal follow.
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