Mondaq Canada: Real Estate and Construction
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
TDS is proud to team up with Winnipeg Construction Association and present you with series of law topics designed for the construction industry.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 13, 2019, the Government of Quebec published a draft regulation designed to identify in the land registry all non-resident purchasers of residential properties.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The recent decision of Intergulf Investment Corporation v. 0954704 B.C. Ltd. from the British Columbia Court of Appeal (Court of Appeal) serves as a reminder to buyers and sellers of real estate,
Gowling WLG
On Feb. 7, 2019, US-based Foundation Building Materials, Inc. (NYSE: FBM) announced its cross-border acquisition of Builders' Supplies Limited of Mississauga, Ontario.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Under section 3 of the Occupier's Liability Act, the default standard of care of an occupier is "to take such care as in all the circumstances is reasonable to see that persons entering the premises is reasonably safe while on the premises".
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has struck out a proposed class action commenced by an Ontario corn farmer against Syngenta Canada Inc. and Syngenta AG for damages
Cox & Palmer
Each province has its own holdback requirements, which makes managing construction projects and contracts across provincial borders complex. For easy reference to holdback details across Canada,
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Quatre membres chevronnés de notre groupe Immobilier ont corédigé le chapitre canadien du Corporate Real Estate Global Guide 2018 du Practical Law.
Miller Thomson LLP
The general expectation on the part of bidders is that the lowest bid will be accepted.
Miller Thomson LLP
A common misunderstanding with regard to builders' liens is the belief that they require no further action once filed and remain on title until a debt is paid.
Field LLP
In Alberta, where a contractor is of the opinion that the work under its contract is substantially performed, the contractor may issue ...
Lawson Lundell LLP
When borrowers seek financing for real estate ventures, whether the borrowed funds are to be used for the acquisition of property ...
Gowling WLG
Exciting developments in drone technology over the past five years have led to a number of opportunities opening up for the use of drones in urban planning.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
With experts forecasting a cooling real estate market for the beginning of 2019, some executors may be tempted to hang on to real property that falls within an estate and wait until more favourable market conditions ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Section 87.3(1)(c) of the Act clarifies that the new Section 19(1) only applies to leases entered into after July 1, 2018.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In September 2017, Quebec adopted An Act to increase the autonomy and powers of Ville de Montréal, the metropolis of Québec (the Act).
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In a judgment rendered on January 11, 2019, the Quebec Court of Appeal restated the principle that a municipality acts by a resolution of its council or by adopting a bylaw...
Goodmans LLP
On January 15, 2019, the provincial government proposed amendments to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017 (the "Growth Plan") that would
Miller Thomson LLP
A Justice of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island has dismissed claims against P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition Inc., doing business as "Old Home Week" and the Charlottetown Civic Centre Management Inc. for...
WeirFoulds LLP
Registering construction liens against condominiums presents some unique challenges.
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Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
For a few months during the summer of 2018, Fortis BC closed a long strip of Vancouver's East 1st Avenue to conduct gas line work.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Bennett Jones LLP
On December 11, 2018, the Alberta government issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) to determine private sector interest in building or expanding a refinery in Alberta to use more Alberta heavy oil.
Gowling WLG
British Columbia's NDP government (the "Government") will soon introduce measures aimed at cracking down on real estate tax evasion as part of the housing strategy set out in its Homes...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The technique of using multiple wills, which became the standard among estate planning solicitors as a method of limiting the amount ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
British Columbia's Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act (Bill 45) (SVTA) recently received royal assent.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
With experts forecasting a cooling real estate market for the beginning of 2019, some executors may be tempted to hang on to real property that falls within an estate and wait until more favourable market conditions ...
This article kicks off a series that will explore legal issues relating to smart contracts. No doubt, smart contracts have become a hot topic, as more use cases for them emerge in various industries
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Zeppa v Woodbridge Heating & Air-Conditioning Ltd was yet another decision on discoverability. Justice Feldman dissented.
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