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Wednesday, August 02, 2017 @ 1:26 PM

Miller Thomson adds Natale as partner in Vaughan office

Lou Natale is a new partner with Miller Thomson's office in Vaughan, Ont. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 @ 12:31 PM

CETA and CFTA: The impact of Canada’s sesquicentennial trade agreements

Canada’s 150th birthday present was set to include two new trade agreements. Both the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) were expected to come into force on July 1, (provisionally, in the case of CETA). ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 @ 11:09 AM

Romano joins Miller Thomson's family law practice as associate

Stephanie Romano has joined Miller Thomson as an associate in the firm's office in Vaughan, Ont. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 @ 8:35 AM

LIENS - Priorities - Between lien holders and other types of creditors - Execution creditors

Appeal by the National Bank of Canada (National Bank) from the determination of priority of liens filed against the assets of Coast Resources Ltd. (Coast). ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 @ 8:33 AM

COMMERCIAL TENANCIES - Landlord's remedies - Recovery of rent - Damages - Summary proceedings

Appeal by the defendant tenant, Haztech Fire and Safety Services, from partial summary judgment granted in favour of the plaintiff landlord, M. Thompson Holdings. ... [read more]

Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 3:24 PM

CARRIERS - Regulation - Tariffs, rates and service charges

Petition by container truck transport companies for judicial review of the validity of the Container Transport Act and Regulations, and interpretations thereof by the British Columbia Container Trucking Commissioner. ... [read more]

Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 1:46 PM

Vincent joins Langlois lawyers' business law group

Kateri Vincent has joined Langlois lawyers as a member of its business law group. ... [read more]

Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 2:43 PM

Updated: Perpetual contracts terminable by just one side enforceable under Quebec civil law: SCC Gascon

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that perpetual obligations are enforceable under Quebec civil law in a 6-3 judgment that requires the Quebec pharmacy chain Uniprix to stick to its contract of affiliation entitling a member drug store to unilaterally automatically renew its agreement every five years. ... [read more]

Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 1:03 PM

INTERPRETATION - Conduct of parties - Common intention of parties - Renewal clause

Appeal from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal affirming a decision finding that the renewal clause in the contract binding Uniprix inc. (Uniprix) and Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé inc. and the other respondent companies (member pharmacists) was legal even though its effects could be perpetual. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 8:37 AM

Advising landlords on traps in Ontario’s new Rental Fairness Act Rental fairness

The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) was recently amended by the “Rental Fairness Act, 2017” to address loopholes or abuses by some “small” landlords under the current RTA. ... [read more]