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McLennan Ross LLP
There are a few tricks and traps associated with the progressive release of builders' lien holdbacks
Miller Thomson LLP
Or, la qualification même d'un milieu humide présente des difficultés, ce qui a d'ailleurs fait l'objet de certains débats jurisprudentiels.
Stewart McKelvey
The Legislative Services Branch of the Province of New Brunswick has announced in issue 40 of the Law Reform Note, available online, its intention to reform the Mechanics' Lien Act.
On December 5, 2017, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 (the Bill), was passed by a unanimous vote of the Ontario legislature.
Miller Thomson LLP
Our November 2017 article entitled "MT November 2017 Case Summaries" highlighted Norson Construction Ltd. v Clear Skies Heating & Air Conditioning, 2017 ABQB 544 which upheld...
Cassels Brock
On December 12, 2017, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 (Ontario) received Royal Assent. The Bill, which implements substantive amendments to the current Construction Lien Act (Ontario) ...
Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
A recent Alberta decision provides a sobering reminder to landlords to comply with the vacancy provisions of their property insurance policies – or else risk losing their insurance coverage.
BCF Business Law
On December 20, 2017, the Quebec ministère des Finances issued Information Bulletin 2017-14 in which it announced that the Act respecting duties on transfers of immovables will be amended to introduce an exemption from payment ...
Gowling WLG
On 21 December 2017, the Government published an eagerly awaited response to its July 2017 consultation on tackling unfair practices in the residential leasehold market.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On December 20, 2017, the Quebec Department of Finance published its end-of-year bulletin, Information Bulletin 2017-14 (Bulletin).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With the recent proclamation of several sections of the Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014 and the Condominium Property Amendment Regulation, as of January 1, 2018, and April 1, 2018...
Crowe Soberman LLP
With the dramatic increase in real-estate values over the past few years, many Canadians will face a hefty tax bill when they die.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On August 1, 2017, the Court of Québec, sitting in appeal of a decision of the TAQ, rendered an important decision concerning the property tax assessment of the components of a wireless telephony system.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Individuals and corporations seeking to become licensed producers of cannabis are advised to pay close attention to municipal land use permissions ...
Lawson Lundell LLP
In a previous blog post, Nicholas Shon wrote about proposed amendments to the Property Law Act (British Columbia), aimed at restricting ownership of land located within the British Columbia Agricultural Land Reserve (the "ALR") by "foreign nationals" or "foreign corporations" to a maximum of five acres.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In the 2016-2017 Budget (the "Budget"), Quebec's Finance Minister Carlos Leitão announced several changes to Quebec's regime of transfer duties payable upon certain transfers of real estate ...
McMillan LLP
In 2016, the British Columbia provincial government, under Vacancy Tax Bylaw No. 11674, implemented an empty homes tax on certain properties located in the City of Vancouver.
Gowling WLG
The BC Supreme Court, for the first time under new legislative provisions, approved a wind-up of a strata corporation despite the objection of dissenting owners actively opposing it in court.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The impact of technology can be felt across virtually all sectors of the economy and real estate is no exception.
Cox & Palmer
Contrary to the perception that lawyers thrive in loopholes, when a dispute arises, the concepts of fair and reasonable are consistent.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
We have all heard the expression: "Location, location, location" when it comes to buying real estate.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
While a variety of factors can account for this trend, one in particular is the changing retail sector.
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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.
McMillan LLP
After Ontario's Bill 148 received Royal Assent in November 2017, one of the province's necessary next steps was to make regulatory changes to both enable and clarify several of the Bill's amendments...
Field LLP
In July 2012, Rosenberg convinced Larizza to sell her house, quit her job and move in with him.
McMillan LLP
On December 5, 2017, Bill 142 passed its legislative third reading, meaning Ontario's new Construction Act will become law with the Lieutenant Governor's signature. This act of signing, constituting Royal Assent, is expected early in the New Year.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The impact of technology can be felt across virtually all sectors of the economy and real estate is no exception.
McMillan LLP
There has been a growing awareness of the impact that the built environment has on occupants' health and wellbeing.
McMillan LLP
Vendors and purchasers in real estate transactions should not assume that, just because a deposit is high, a court will grant relief from forfeiture, even if the vendor suffers no actual damages as a result of the purchaser's failure to close the transaction.
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