Mondaq Canada: Real Estate and Construction
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The Toronto real estate market has been a hot topic in the city for over a year now. Soaring house prices and limited supply has made it difficult for potential buyers to purchase a home within the GTA.
Cassels Brock
Although Ontario is not unique in Canada for having an appeal body to address appeals of land use decisions, no other planning appeal body in Canada has the breadth of power of the Ontario Municipal Board ("OMB").
Cassels Brock
Yet another layer of policies and guidelines are coming to the City of Toronto. The City is undertaking an examination of how new multi-unit housing in high-density communities can better accommodate families.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave application in regards to the 2016 order of the Federal Court of Appeal (2016 FCA 133).
McMillan LLP
In January 2007 the Province of Ontario's Bill 51, Planning and Conservation Land Statute Law Amendment Act, 2006 and Bill 53, Stronger City of Toronto for a Stronger Ontario Act, 2006, came into force.
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal has granted a permanent injunction enjoining a cattle farmer from piling or spreading manure within 300 metres of a neighbouring land owners' residence;
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel discussing the 'Construction Lien Act' Review in a webinar.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Recently, a number of retail enterprises have availed themselves of the protection of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, Canada's insolvency statutes.
Gehlen Dabbs
In British Columbia, commercial landlords do not have a general right to re-enter the leased premises on the tenant's default. This right must be spelled out in the commercial lease.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
When developing real property, sometimes it is necessary for a borrower to obtain funds from more than one lender.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Every three years, with the spring comes the deadline for contesting the latest municipal assessment of properties located in one of the municipalities having filed a new triennial evaluation roll.
Clyde & Co
Re-litigating a rent renewal clause in a long-term commercial lease is often unavoidable. After adjudication of the interpretation of a rent renewal clause, circumstances may change before the next renewal.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Thanks to the ability to produce believable fake identity documents, real estate fraud continues to plague Ontario and to cause headaches for lawyers.
Prévost Fortin D'Aoust Attorneys
On November 7, 2016, the Court of Appeal delivered a judgment that establishes the limits of jurisdiction of cities in the creation of conservation areas...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Justice Frank Newbould of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice grew up along the shores of Sauble Beach—his family has owned a cottage there for nearly 100 years...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The word "abatement" when used in the context of "rent" ranks second among the seven deadly words a landlord does not want to hear in a lease negotiation.
Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
The recently decided case of Janda Group Holdings Inc v Concost Management Inc, if followed, has the potential to significantly impact negotiations to acquire airspace rights...
Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
You are the owner of lands on which construction (also called an "improvement") is taking place.
Gehlen Dabbs
When a tenant defaults on rent, one of the remedies available to commercial landlords is that of terminating the lease and re-entering to take back possession.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On February 16, 2017, Bill M-205 (Property Law and Land Title Amendment Act, 2017) passed first reading which, amongst other things, proposes to make amendments to the Property Law Act (British Columbia).
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Owning property for the purpose of earning rental income creates benefits and challenges. Property owners incur a variety of expenditures in order to earn rental income and maintain property value.
Crowe MacKay LLP
Planting roots in a new country is both exciting and worrisome. Many of us have contemplated owning foreign property that earns while we aren't staying in it.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
An early report Monday morning on all radio and news stations stated that two major Canadian cities have been ranked among the highest in the world for real estate. These two cities of course being Vancouver and Toronto
Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
You are the owner of lands on which construction (also called an "improvement") is taking place.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Thanks to the ability to produce believable fake identity documents, real estate fraud continues to plague Ontario and to cause headaches for lawyers.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
At its meeting on February 15, 2017, Toronto City Council adopted amendments to chapter 760 of the City's Municipal Code to introduce new brackets and rates for the Municipal Land Transfer Tax effective March 1, 2017.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Actively looking for a single-family home in Toronto, Ontario or Vancouver, British Columbia? Giving up on your search and deciding to rent?
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Condominium living is exploding in Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This argument was rejected by the ABCA, which held that Section 43 did apply to bar Ms. Ernst' claim for Charter damages.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were several family law decisions.
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