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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 8:54 AM

Community housing renewal strategy happy_house_sm

“Community Housing” is a new term intended to capture everything non-housing people think of as low-income housing (whether it’s true or not): non-profits, co-ops, Toronto Community Housing and its brethren municipal housing companies and affordable housing rental at 80 per cent of market. It also includes rent-subsidized tenants renting from private landlords; the many price-points that are needed to make a city the size of Toronto work well. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 8:41 AM

MORTGAGES - Mortgagee’s remedies - Power of sale - Conduct of sale

Appeal by Derewenko from an order approving the sale of his residential property by the mortgagee. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

B.C. money laundering response must uphold privacy interests, privilege: bar association Margaret Mereigh, president, Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch (CBABC)

The government of British Columbia has announced a public inquiry into money laundering in the province, but legal observers are raising concerns about some of the recommendations made in a recent report aimed at stemming the flow of dirty money in the province. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 9:18 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Trials - Conduct of

Appeal by the tenants from a decision of an application judge granting the landlord vacant possession. ... [read more]

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 1:54 PM

New commercial leasing, real estate partner for Minden Gross

Minden Gross LLP announced that David Holmes has joined the firm as a partner in both the commercial leasing group and the commercial real estate group. ... [read more]

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

Twelve ways to increase the housing supply many_doors_sm

Thursday, May 2, 2019, was a great day for the real estate development industry, homebuyers and renters in the province of Ontario. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 9:08 AM

Ontario hammers out its affordable housing policy happy_house_sm

Back-to-back announcements from the province of Ontario — the Community Housing Renewal Strategy (CHRS) and the Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan (OHSAP) — have now framed out the Ford government’s affordable housing policy. For housing providers and municipalities worried about their local housing corporations, the two documents have to be read together.   ... [read more]

Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 11:39 AM

New counsel for Fasken’s Calgary real estate group

Fasken announced that Ken Stewart has joined the firm as counsel to the real estate group. He will be based in the Calgary office.   ... [read more]

Thursday, May 09, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

BANKRUPTCY OF TENANT - Landlord's claim - Arrears of rent

Application by the Royal Bank, a secured creditor of the bankrupt, for a declaration that $223,990 paid to the bankrupt’s landlord pursuant to distress proceedings was a preferential payment. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 08, 2019 @ 7:54 AM

POWERS OF MUNICIPALITY - Regulation of property and activities - Safety

Trial of the defendant tenant charged with failing to comply with a fire safety inspection order. ... [read more]