Mondaq Canada: Real Estate and Construction
Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP
As the roll out of the modernization provisions of Ontario's newly named Construction Act approaches on July 1, 2018, stakeholders have advised that they feel slightly lost in relation...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The Construction Act has received Royal assent. It is expected that the proclamations necessary to bring it into force will occur this spring.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Is a bad contractor making a mess of your home? Sometimes it is hard to sue a guy and his truck. Now you have protection against bad residential trades as a ‘consumer' in Ontario.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Overview: This Part sets out short timelines for the payment of contractor and subcontractor invoices.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The By-law targets rentals for a period of less than 31 days, including those made online.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
If you make the decision to buy or sell farmland without first talking to an advisor, you are likely to find yourself in a predicament that can be difficult (and costly) to resolve.
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has summarily dismissed the claims of two Alberta seed potato growers who sought damages against the CFIA on the ground that the CFIA...
Miller Thomson LLP
What are the standard types of construction contract in your jurisdiction? Do you have contracts which place both design and construction obligations upon contractors?
Fasken
On July 1, 2018, the modernization provisions of the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 (the "CLAA") came into force.
Minden Gross LLP
The scenario is not terribly unusual, especially in tough times
Field LLP
Builders' liens are an important tool for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers when collecting unpaid invoices on a project.
Lawson Lundell LLP
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").
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed an application made by a farm implements dealer for an injunction to restrain an equipment manufacturer from terminating a Dealership Agreement ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 20, 2018, the B.C. Ministry of Finance released a white paper on draft legislation that will require reporting on beneficial ownership of land in B.C.
Bennett Jones LLP
On July 1, 2018, the first of the changes to the Ontario Construction Lien Act under the December 12, 2017, Construction Lien Amendment Act became effective.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The construction industry should be alive to the imminent changes to the laws that affect them.
Cox & Palmer
Liteco v Nova Scotia (Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal), 2017 NSSC 304
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Gichuru v. Pallai, 2018 BCCA 78, the most recent decision in the long-running saga between an individual and his former landlord, the BC Court of Appeal clarified the test for retaliation under section 43 of the BC Human Rights Code, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 210 (the "Code").
Field LLP
Clauses that exclude or limit the recovery of consequential or indirect damages are common in construction, services and other commercial contracts. These clauses can play an important role in risk allocation.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Royal Host GP Inc. v. 1842259 Ontario Ltd., 2018 ONCA 467, the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed the motion judge's decision, clarified what is known as the "Trilogy" and allowed a landlord...
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McMillan LLP
Agreements of purchase and sale ("APS") in real estate transactions typically state what happens when a party breaches its terms.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The federal government has confirmed that recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, 2018.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently rejected a home buyer's attempt to rescind a real estate deal on the grounds that the house in question had previously been used as a marijuana grow-op.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The resulting procedural unfairness warranted judicial intervention.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Gichuru v. Pallai, 2018 BCCA 78, the most recent decision in the long-running saga between an individual and his former landlord, the BC Court of Appeal clarified the test for retaliation under section 43 of the BC Human Rights Code, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 210 (the "Code").
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The following are our summaries of this week's civil decisions of the Ontario Court of Appeal
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On August 10, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court issued a decision that deals with the importance and enforceability of an estoppel certificate.
McMillan LLP
In May 2018 we reported on the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Keatley Surveying Ltd. which held that a land surveyor did not own the copyright in a plan of survey presented for registration or deposit in Ontario's land registry system.
Field LLP
Clauses that exclude or limit the recovery of consequential or indirect damages are common in construction, services and other commercial contracts. These clauses can play an important role in risk allocation.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As expected at this time of year, it was a quiet week at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
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