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Macdonald Sager Manis LLP
There has been a considerable increase in the use of mediation to resolve land use disputes in Ontario in recent years.
Aird & Berlis LLP
A proposal by the Halton Catholic District School Board (the "Board") to expropriate farmland in the Town of Milton (the "Town") was nipped in the bud after it was met with significant public backlash.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Given the substantial increase in real estate development costs in large Canadian cities over the past few years, developers will welcome with some relief the proposed repeal of minimum parking ratios in downtown Montréal (Ville-Marie Borough).
Bennett Jones LLP
The Construction Act (Ontario) (formerly known as the Construction Lien Act) (the "Act") was substantially amended last year.
Pitblado LLP
Some sale and purchase and acquisition financing transactions may be challenged, in whole or in part, on the basis of outright fraud or physical duress.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
High-rise buildings pose vertical challenges for firefighters. Recent fires in high-rise buildings have caused fire officials to crack down on the enforcement of the Ontario's Fire Code...
Bennett Jones LLP
The Alberta Municipal Government Act (MGA) has been amended to expand the information that an assessor can request from taxpayers regarding preparation of assessments.
Dentons
In a March 2018 decision, Urban Mechanical v. University of Western Ontario, 2018 ONSC 1888
Miller Thomson LLP
Nous rappelons que le projet pilote pour faciliter le paiement aux entreprises parties à des contrats publics de travaux de construction ...
Gowling WLG
On July 1, 2018, the first round of major amendments to the Construction Lien Act (now called the Construction Act) came into effect. With the second round of amendments scheduled for October 1, 2019,...
Minden Gross LLP
Since the 1970s, a series of three Supreme Court of Canada cases – commonly referred to as the "Trilogy" – has established a common law principle to assist landlords and tenants in allocating risk in...
Minden Gross LLP
Since the 1970s, a series of three Supreme Court of Canada cases – commonly referred to as the "Trilogy" ...
McCague Borlack LLP
In July 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Gillham v Lake of Bays (Township), wherein the Court of Appeal struggled with the issue of whether a claim made after the limitation period could be permitted.
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court recently released a decision, Gautam v. Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., 2018 BCSC 1515, awarding compensation to three businesses that were impacted by the construction ...
Miller Thomson LLP
In Georgetown Townhouse GP Ltd v Crystal Waters Plumbing Company Inc, 2018 ABQB 617, Master Prowse addressed the question of whether a registered owner, that knows work is being done on its land...
Miller Thomson LLP
In PCL Construction Management Inc. v. Saskatoon, 2018 SKQB 119, Justice Currie confirmed that liens can be registered on government highway construction projects that are not governed by the HTA and include a bridge.
Gowling WLG
There has been a series of high profile tenant company voluntary arrangements (CVAs), particularly in the retail and casual dining sectors. Many landlords have been hit by closure of underperforming..
Devry Smith Frank LLP
On Thursday, August 23 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) declined to hear an appeal that has been over seven years in the making.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
As discussed in detail in a previous article, the Supreme Court of Canada has held in a trilogy of cases that a covenant to insure in a lease can operate as a bar to legal action to recover for property damage to the leased premises.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
With the Barrie rental market heating up, landlords and tenants alike must be aware of the new standard form lease that now applies to almost all residential tenancies in Ontario.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for the few civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Open banking", the emerging financial services model seeking to enable secure third-party access to payment accounts and payment information, is an area that continues to quickly develop globally.
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the British Columbia Supreme Court has held that a bylaw passed by the City of Richmond which prohibited the operation of medical marijuana production facilities on land zoned for agricultural to be invalid.
Minden Gross LLP
Since the 1970s, a series of three Supreme Court of Canada cases – commonly referred to as the "Trilogy" ...
Gowling WLG
Overview: The United States seems to be raising the bar for International Development Finance with the proposed BUILD Act. Through the proposed creation of a new U.S. Government institution
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Blockchain technology and its application to cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly prominent in Quebec. While the technology has been in existence for some 10 years,
Blaney McMurtry LLP
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Minden Gross LLP
Since the 1970s, a series of three Supreme Court of Canada cases – commonly referred to as the "Trilogy" – has established a common law principle to assist landlords and tenants in allocating risk in...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The plaintiff specializes in the design and construction of steel structures.
Gowling WLG
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