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Tuesday, May 09, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Pro Bono Ontario to offer free advice to businesses at seminar

Enterprise Toronto is hosting a seminar to provide free legal advice for businesses on May 12 in Toronto. ... [read more]

Friday, May 05, 2017 @ 11:02 AM

Dentons adds 15 new Canadian partners among 54 promoted globally

While different offices and regions announce new partners at different times during the year, Dentons has announced that  this year the firm has promoted 54 new partners from its Canada, Europe, Singapore, U.K., Middle East, Africa and U.S. regions. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

Toronto local body to hear appeals of committee of adjustment decisions James Pasternak

Starting May 3, the Toronto Local Appeal Body will begin to hear appeals from the city’s committee of adjustment. ... [read more]

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 9:14 AM

Twelve Canadians among 45 promoted globally by Norton Rose Fulbright

Twelve Canadians were among the 45 promotions worldwide announced by global law firm Norton Rose Fullbright, including 41 partners and four promotions to the South African equivalent of director. ... [read more]

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 9:11 AM

Manitoba First Nations housing solution stymied by section 95

There is a Square Timber Housing Proposal sitting on Canada's Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Minister Carolyn Bennett's, desk. The proposal presents a plan to tackle Northern and Remote Manitoba's housing issues, specifically using Mathias Colomb Cree Nations and Berrens River Manitoba as the leader communities in this effort. The goal of the proposal has been to secure CMHC Section 95 funding to build high quality square timber homes in Berren’s River and Mathia Colomb Cree Nation, within the current funding allocations available to Manitoba First Nations. This project demands attention, but has yet to receive any. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 8:47 AM

When real estate projects become insolvent

This is the first of a series of three articles that address issues when a real property developer becomes insolvent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 2:13 PM

Tax changes will affect real estate lawyers' paperwork Dan Pinnington

Lawyers in Ontario who handle real estate transactions will now need to collect extra information when it comes to the provincial land transfer tax and the new 15 per cent non-resident speculation tax. ... [read more]

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 10:09 AM

Stewart McKelvey adds two new associates

Former Stewart McKelvey articled clerks Giles Ayers and Justin Hewitt, who both were called to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar on Friday, have joined the St. John's office, as associates. ... [read more]

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 8:18 AM

Courts clarify municipal role in marijuana business regulation

For lawyers who practice in the area of municipal law, or who represent clients in the nascent marijuana industry, questions of authority and jurisdiction can be quite vexing. Happily, two recent court decisions help to clarify the current scope of municipal authority where locating and regulating marijuana businesses is concerned, which will be particularly helpful as all levels of government and industry participants prepare for July 1st, 2018. ... [read more]

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 3:53 PM

Kobi back with Minden Gross

Christina Kobi has returned to her first law firm, Minden Gross LLP. She is a partner in the firm’s commercial leasing group. ... [read more]