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Legal And Regulatory Issues Facing Building Owners And Property Managers
WeirFoulds Partners Jeff Cowan and Ryan Morris, and Associates Lia Boritz and Caitlin Stevens presented a paper on "Legal and Regulatory Issues Facing Building Owners and Property Managers"...
Canada
16 Apr 2019
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Condominiums & Construction Liens
Registering construction liens against condominiums presents some unique challenges.
Canada
1 Feb 2019
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Streamlining Growth Management – Proposed Amendments To The Growth Plan For The Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017
On January 15, 2019, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced proposed amendments to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017 on the Environmental Registry.
Canada
23 Jan 2019
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Summary Of Bill 66 - Proposed Planning Act Changes
On December 6, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced a bill entitled "Bill 66 - Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018" ("Bill 66").
Canada
28 Dec 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Appeal From Ontario Court Of Appeal Decision Giving Ontario Municipalities More Independence Over Parkland
On November 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed applications for leave to appeal from a decision of a three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal concerning the rights...
Canada
22 Nov 2018
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Timing Is Everything: Subrogation Claims In The Context Of A Construction Loss
It is often perceived that subrogation claims are barred in the context of a construction loss.
Canada
31 Aug 2018
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Decision Means More Independence For Ontario Municipalities Over Parkland
In a long-awaited decision released on January 29, 2018, a 3-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously upheld a Divisional Court decision confirming the rights of municipalities to determine how much parkland ...
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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Preparing For Adjudication? How To Govern Yourself Accordingly
The Construction Act is on its way to Ontario, and with it comes the advent of adjudication.
Canada
16 Feb 2018
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Using Change Directives To Delay Compensation And Adjustments To The Project Schedule
Acceleration; critical path; milestones; liquidated damage; change directives; and change orders.
Canada
2 Jan 2018
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Ontario Introduces New Cannabis Legislation: What You Need To Know About The Impact On Commercial Real Estate And Leasing
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.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Bill 139, Building Better Communities And Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017
On May 30, 2017, Bill 139 passed first reading. Bill 139 would, among other things, continue the Ontario Municipal Board ("OMB") under the new name "Local Planning Appeal Tribunal"...
Canada
31 Jul 2017
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Ontario Announces Proposed Changes To The OMB And The Results Of The Coordinated Review Of Four Provincial Land Use Plans
Over the past few days there have been a series of announcements from the province of Ontario regarding the introduction of legislation related to reforms of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)...
Canada
31 Jul 2017
13
The New Construction Act: Coming To A Jobsite Near You
For many years construction industry groups have been demanding changes in the law about payment on construction projects and how disputes are resolved.
Canada
20 Jun 2017
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Recent Decision Confirms That Notices Of Claims Do Not Have A ‘Standard Form'
What constitutes a notice of claim? Parties to construction lawsuits often find themselves disputing whether a particular email or letter is a valid notice of a claim that complies with the notice provisions of their contract.
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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Municipal And Planning Law Update: Bill 73 - Changes To The Planning Act
In March 2015, we reported on the Province's first reading of Bill 73 – Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015 – and some of its key changes to the Planning Act and the Development Charges Act, 1997.
Canada
4 Jul 2016
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Bill 73 - Changes To The Planning Act
In March 2015, we reported on the Province's first reading of Bill 73 – Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015 – and some of its key changes to the Planning Act and the Development Charges Act, 1997.
Canada
29 Jun 2016
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Alternative Dispute Resolution: An Alternative To An OMB Hearing?
Developers and builders working in the GTA know that the process to get projects approved has become more complex, expensive, lengthy and uncertain.
Canada
5 Apr 2016
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Quiz: Competition Bureau Cracks Down On Bid-Rigging In Construction Industry
Canada's Commissioner of Competition has publicly stated that the Competition Bureau will continue to intensify its focus on the construction industry...
Canada
6 Jul 2015
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Competition Bureau Sets Its Sights (And Its Website) On The Construction Industry
Since 2012, WeirFoulds LLP has been monitoring and writing about the Competition Bureau’s increased focus on Canada’s construction industry.
Canada
20 Apr 2015
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Province Makes Significant Changes To The Planning Act And Development Charges Act
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) has completed its province-wide consultation, which looked at the way development is planned and paid for.
Canada
14 Apr 2015
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