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Friday, September 13, 2019 @ 8:42 AM

COMMERCIAL TENANCIES - Landlord’s obligations - Services

Appeal by the landlord from an order terminating the commercial tenancy of the respondent and directing a trial on the issue of damages and from the substantial indemnity costs awarded to the respondent. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 10:52 AM

New real estate partner for Clark Wilson

Clark Wilson announced that Don MacKinnon is the Vancouver firm’s newest partner. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 6:27 AM

TRUSTS - Statutory trusts

Appeal by the plaintiffs from the dismissal of their claim for breach of statutory trust against the respondent law firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

Mental health issues in condominiums: Steps to obtain psychiatric assessment stressedoutguy

The prevalence of mental illness in Canada cannot be emphasized enough. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 6:26 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Joint estates - Partition - Severance by other means

Appeal by Miller from an order requiring her to sell her interests in two properties to the Hieberts. Miller originally owned the properties, a commercial resort with cabins and RV lots and an adjacent vacant lot, with Olson. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 6:29 AM

POWERS OF MUNICIPALITY - Nuisances - Unsightly property

Appeal by Chase Discount Auto Sales and Garrick Automotive from the dismissal of their judicial review application that challenged the respondent’s Property Maintenance Bylaw. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

SCC alumni’s role in legal controversies sparks new debate over ex-judges’ return to practice Amy Salyzyn

Is it in the public interest for former Supreme Court of Canada justices to be allowed to provide legal services to governments or other well-heeled clients facing public controversies that could arguably blow back on the reputations of the ex-judges’ former courts or otherwise harm public confidence in the judiciary? ... [read more]

Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 8:52 AM


Appeal by the defendant insurer from judgment finding it responsible for certain losses sustained by the respondent in relation to a cottage property for which he obtained title insurance with the appellant. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 10:46 AM

Ha-Redeye named Durham legal clinic’s executive director

Fleet Street Law announced that Omar Ha-Redeye has joined the Durham Community Legal Clinic (DCLC) as its executive director, effective Sept. 3.   ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Commercial lender won’t get woman’s home, ‘undue influence’ in agreement, court finds Jonathan_Collings_sm

Lenders demanding collateral must be “wary” of borrowers in “special relationships” and find out if legal counsel has been obtained by all involved, says a lawyer after an Ontario ruling that a woman will not lose her family home due to her husband defaulting on a business loan.   ... [read more]