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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 6:28 AM

COMMERCIAL TENANCIES - Lease - Renewal - Assignment of tenancy

Appeal by the tenant from the dismissal of its application for declaratory and injunctive relief against the respondent landlord. ... [read more]

Monday, June 24, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

Ottawa appoints Smith as chief justice of N.S. Supreme Court

The federal Department of Justice on June 24 announced the appointment of Deborah K. Smith as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. ... [read more]

Monday, June 24, 2019 @ 9:35 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Homesteads - Joint tenancies - Partition

Appeal by the husband from trial decision finding that there was a severance of the joint tenancy of the former matrimonial home and ordering its sale. ... [read more]

Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 2:32 PM

Downey commits to collaborative approach as Ontario’s new attorney general Exclusive

Lauded by former colleagues for his collegiality, Ontario’s new Attorney General Douglas Richard Downey plans to take a collaborative approach on new initiatives and lingering issues that dogged his predecessor, including one that drew a comment from Canada’s top judge. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 3:28 PM

Mulroney dropped as Ontario AG in cabinet shuffle

Caroline Mulroney is out as attorney general and Doug Downey is in after Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a major cabinet shakeup on June 20. ... [read more]

Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 2:05 PM

OBA set to honour two lawyers for expertise in real estate, insolvency law

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) will honour two lawyers at separate ceremonies next week. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 11:47 AM

From Estonian AI judges to robot mediators in Canada, U.K. Robot&manhandshake_sm.jpg

Having previously written about Estonia’s pilot AI judge, it comes as no surprise that I am here to report that a “robot mediator” has settled a court case for the first time, demonstrating a further shift towards the embrace of legal technology and tools to efficiently and effectively litigate. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 6:37 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Positive easements - Rights of way

Appeal by de Jocas and the other applicants from an order that determined the respondents did not substantially interfere with an easement in favour of the appellants. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 6:26 AM

RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES - Termination by landlord

Appeal by the landlord from a decision setting aside an order for possession issued by the Residential Tenancy Branch. ... [read more]

Monday, June 10, 2019 @ 9:38 AM

RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES - Appointed officials - Powers

Appeal by the tenant from a Small Claims Court decision ordering her to vacate a house and pay arrears of rent. ... [read more]