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The Essence Of Time Of The Essence
In a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision (Di Millo v. 2099232 Ontario Inc. (2018), 99 R.P.R.(5th) 1) the Court considered what a "time is of the essence" provision means in the context of an option to purchase.
Canada
23 May 2019
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Proposed Changes To Anti-Corruption Rules For Federal Government Procurement And Real Estate Leasing
The recent furor surrounding the federal government with regard to procurement rules has raised awareness of the tough penalties that can apply to companies that run afoul of anti-corruption
Canada
11 Apr 2019
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Real Estate Funds: What You Need To Know
Real estate funds are one of the hottest trends on the investment landscape.
Canada
10 Apr 2019
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Restrictive Covenants And Real Estate: Can They Survive Recent Case?
In a recent decision rendered in late November of 2018 by the Quebec Superior Court (under appeal), restraint of trade principles normally applicable in employment and sale of a business contexts
Canada
13 Mar 2019
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Identification Of Non-Resident Purchasers In Quebec: Will A New Tax Follow?
On February 13, 2019, the Government of Quebec published a draft regulation designed to identify in the land registry all non-resident purchasers of residential properties.
Canada
22 Feb 2019
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Landlord Beware: Amendments To Construction Act (Ontario) Include Subjecting Landlords To Liens
Section 87.3(1)(c) of the Act clarifies that the new Section 19(1) only applies to leases entered into after July 1, 2018.
Canada
8 Feb 2019
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Heritage Conservation Districts – Owners And Developers Should Be Wary
Ontario municipalities have a number of planning and development management tools at their disposal.
Canada
3 Dec 2018
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Final Reminder To Ontario Corporations With Ownership Interests In Land: Record-Keeping Deadline Is December 10, 2018
A final reminder to Ontario corporations with ownership interests in land, you have just over one month left to comply with the record-keeping requirements ...
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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The City Of Montreal Adopts A By-Law On Pre-Emptive Rights
On November 19, 2018, Montréal's municipal council will adopt a by-law implementing the pre-emptive right ...
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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Recent Updates On Education Development Charges In The City Of Toronto
For developers considering or participating in residential or non-residential development projects within the City of Toronto, a new by-law proposed by the TCDSB could significantly impact the financing...
Canada
10 Aug 2018
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British Columbia Foreign Nationals' Property Tax Faces Challenge For Being Ultra Vires And Discriminatory
A summary trial for what is likely to be a landmark case for Canada in residential real estate is currently underway in British Columbia ("BC").
Canada
8 Aug 2018
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Bill 25 – New Assignment Reporting Requirements Under REDMA: What Developers Need To Know
On February 20, 2018, the B.C. government unveiled its Budget and Fiscal Plan 2018/19 – 2020/21[1] (the "Budget").
Canada
12 Jun 2018
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What You Need To Know About The July 2018 Amendments To The Ontario Construction Lien Act
On July 1, 2018, the first round of amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act – including its new name, the Construction Act – will come into force.
Canada
7 Jun 2018
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City Of Toronto Enacts Development Charges Bylaw
On May 1, 2018 Toronto City Council's new Development Charges bylaw (the City bylaw) came into force. Development charges (DCs) are collected from property developers when an above grade building permit is issued.
Canada
4 Jun 2018
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Key Themes, Trends, And Principles From The Post-Bill 40 Case Law On Strata Wind-Ups In B.C.
It has been about two years since Bill 40 ushered in a new strata wind-up regime in British Columbia.
Canada
4 Jun 2018
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B.C. Supreme Court Approves Wind-Up Of Richmond Strata, Issues Guidance On Ensuring A Fair Sale Process
Since changes to the strata wind-up regime under the B.C. Strata Property Act[1] (the "Act") took effect in July 2016, we have seen a number of contested applications for confirmation ...
Canada
16 May 2018
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How To Change Your Mind And Get Away With It
In North Elgin Centre Inc. v. McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited (2017), 87 R.P.R. (5th) 303 (Ont. SCJ) reversed (2018), 87 R.P.R. (5th) (315) (C.A.) the Court ...
Canada
16 May 2018
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"Strata Squeeze-Out": B.C. Supreme Court Confirms Strata Wind-Up Resolution Following Developers' Gradual Buy-Up of Units to Achieve Controlling Interest
To give effect to a wind-up resolution, however, the resolution must receive subsequent confirmation from the B.C. Supreme Court.
Canada
25 Apr 2018
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Court Confirmation Of Strata Wind-Up Resolutions – The Experience So Far In B.C.
Before July 2016, in order to wind-up a strata corporation voluntarily through a liquidator in B.C., unanimous approval of the strata owners was generally required.
Canada
24 Jan 2018
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