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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 8:44 AM

TITLE - Establishing title

Appeal by the plaintiff from a summary trial judgment dismissing its action for breach of contract. ... [read more]

Monday, January 14, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

PROCEEDINGS - Mediation and arbitration

Application by the Chiodos, the petitioners, for judicial review of a decision of an arbitrator under a residential tenancy law enacted by the Westbank First Nation (WFN). ... [read more]

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 8:35 AM

SALE OF LAND - Agreement of purchase and sale - Conditions and warranties

Appeal by the purchaser from dismissal of its application for specific performance of an agreement of purchase and sale of a mixed commercial/residential use property. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 AM

Pallett Valo adds litigation partner

Pallett Valo LLP announced that Marc D. Whiteley has become a partner of the firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 9:11 AM

Proposed bill would cut municipal red tape but also checks, balances redtape_cutting_sm

On Dec. 6, 2018, the provincial government introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018. If passed, Bill 66 would amend numerous acts as part of the province’s “Open for Business Action Plan” — the government’s comprehensive push to cut regulatory red tape in an effort to stimulate business investment and create jobs. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 8:20 AM

COMMERCIAL TENANCIES - Landlord’s remedies - Termination of lease (forfeiture)

Appeal by the landlord, Illingworth, from a judgment determining rights and obligations under a commercial lease with the tenant, Evergreen Medicinal Supply. ... [read more]

Friday, January 04, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

DLA Piper adds three partners in Toronto, one in Vancouver

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced four lawyers have joined the firm's partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 03, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

Perils of adding a child to your bank account kids_bank_sm

We have heard many times of the advisability or the perils of a person conveying a joint interest in real property to a child in order to facilitate estate administration upon her death or to avoid estate administration tax. Less discussed is the advisability or the perils of placing a child as a co-owner of one’s bank account. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 03, 2019 @ 8:28 AM

CONTRACTS - Validity

Appeal by MacQueen from a ruling finding an alleged agreement with the Town of Grand Bay of no force or effect. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 @ 11:58 AM

16 Canadians among 46 promoted worldwide by Norton Rose Fulbright

Sixteen Canadians were among the 46 promotions worldwide announced by global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright on Jan. 2. ... [read more]