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SCC clarifies proprietary estoppel in novel B.C. estates dispute
Benjamin Arkin
Benjamin Arkin of Toronto’s Arkin Estate Law says the Supreme Court’s decision is relevant to litigators, but raises concerns for estate planners.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 4:25 PM

The Supreme Court has liberalized the test for — and expanded the scope of — proprietary estoppel in a B.C. estates case involving a bitter dispute between two brothers and their older sister. ... [read more]

U of T, lawyers urge Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation to fast-track licensing for experienced refugee drivers Petra Molnar sm

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

The University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP) is calling on Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to revise policy and allow skilled drivers from war-torn countries to fast track through the one-year waiting period before the final driving test needed to obtain a G licence. ... [read more]

Dissolution of Ontario Municipal Board step backward, environmental lawyers say Richard Lindgren

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 9:28 AM

Ontario has passed new legislation that will replace the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) with a tribunal it purports will improve the speed, fairness and affordability of land use hearings throughout the province. ... [read more]