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When Striking Oil Is A Bad Thing: The Liability Of Non-Polluting Landlords And Tenants In Alberta
Given its sometimes latent and often subterranean nature, environmental contamination and its associated legal liabilities can be challenging
Canada
27 Sep 2019
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Course Of Construction vs. Property Or Commercial General Liability – Which Insurance Policy Applies?
Suppose a contractor or subcontractor is involved in a major renovation or expansion project such as work on a hospital, academic institution, or a large industrial or retail facility
Canada
22 Aug 2019
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Strata Wind-Up Process May Commence With A Simple Majority Vote
In a recent decision (Dubas v. The Owners of Strata Plan VR. 92, 2019 BCCA 196), the BC Court of Appeal further clarified the strata wind-up process and intent of the strata wind-up
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Changes To The Residential Tenancy Act Regarding ‘Renovictions' And Land Assemblies
Tenants now have more time to find alternate housing if their landlord ends a tenancy in order to demolish, renovate, or convert a unit and requires the unit to be vacant.
Canada
21 Jun 2019
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《住宅租赁法》有关"翻新驱逐"和土地整合的修订
在过去的一年里,不列颠哥伦比亚省对《住宅租赁法》(简称RTA)做出了几项修改,为该省的租户提供了新的保护和补偿,否则他们可能会因为房屋
Canada
20 Jun 2019
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Information Requirements And Time Management Regulations - Summary And Call For Public Comments
Bill C-69, which includes the proposed Impact Assessment Act (the "Act") is currently in the second reading of the Senate.
Canada
20 May 2019
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关于投机和空置税,开发商需要了解什么?
2018年11月27日,不列颠哥伦比亚省政府颁布了第45号法案,即《预算措施实施(投机和空置税)法》(以下简称"法案")。
Canada
8 Apr 2019
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What Developers Need To Know About The Speculation And Vacancy Tax
On November 27, 2018, the British Columbia provincial government enacted Bill 45, the Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation and Vacancy Tax) Act (the "Act").
Canada
4 Apr 2019
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Blended Families And The Consequences Of Seeking A Court Ordered Sale Of Property
Second marriages are common. They frequently occur when one or both individuals already have adult children. Sometimes these melded families work and everyone gets along, or at least are pleasant enough to each other.
Canada
6 Mar 2019
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Buckle Up: How Guarantors Of Real Estate Loans Can Limit Their Exposure
When borrowers seek financing for real estate ventures, whether the borrowed funds are to be used for the acquisition of property ...
Canada
14 Feb 2019
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BC's New Pre-Sale Assignment Register And REDMA Fee Changes: What Developers Must Know
Effective January 1, 2019, developers in British Columbia will be subject to new information collection, reporting and document retention requirements in connection with assignments of purchase agreements in qualifying developments.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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West Moberly's Application For Injunctive Relief Denied
In dismissing the application, the Court directed the parties to agree on a schedule that would lead to a conclusion of the trial of West Moberly's action by no later than mid-2023.
Canada
9 Nov 2018
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A Primer On Cannabis Legalization And Real Estate Issues In British Columbia And Alberta
Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act has received Royal Assent and is scheduled to come into force on October 17, 2018.
Canada
29 Aug 2018
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The B.C. Court Of Appeal Weighs In On Strata Wind-Ups
The B.C. Court of Appeal recently weighed in, for the first time, on the interpretation and application of the strata wind-up provisions in Part 16 of the Strata Property Act, (the "Act").
Canada
17 Jul 2018
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New Rules Re: Assignments Of Pre-Sale Condominium Contracts Of Purchase And Sale
The assignment of a pre-sale condominium may, depending on the factual background, be subject to Goods and Services Tax
Canada
2 May 2018
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British Columbia Provides Additional Information On Speculation Tax
The British Columbia government has released further details about the Speculation Tax on residential property announced in the 2018 Provincial Budget (the highlights of which are discussed in our previous blog post).
Canada
28 Mar 2018
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New Pre-Sale Disclosure Requirements And Other Changes To Alberta's Condominium Property Act
A number of the amendments to the Condominium Property Act (Alberta) (the "Act") that were contained in the Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014 ...
Canada
8 Mar 2018
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BC Budget 2018 – Real Estate Highlights
On February 20, 2018, the Hon. Carole James, Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier, introduced the 2018 British Columbia Provincial Budget.
Canada
21 Feb 2018
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Federal Impact Assessment Act – Does My Project Need An Assessment?
On February 8, 2018, Bill C-69 was introduced for first reading, Part 1 of which is the draft Impact Assessment Act to repeal and replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Rural Land – Alberta's Regulations and BC's Bill M-202
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.
Canada
11 Jan 2018
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