Mondaq Canada: Real Estate and Construction
Stewart McKelvey
Once again, the time has come to review the year that was and to chart the course for the year ahead.
Gowling WLG
Whether a contract is classified as a "construction contract" is an important issue for those involved in the building industry.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On October 1, 2019, the second set of amendments to the Construction Lien Act came into force. Now called the Construction Act, these amendments
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On September 20, 2019, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the "Ministry") announced a proposal to change the way in which the forms...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Summer came late to Toronto this year, and with it, came an inundation of Condominium Authority Tribunal ("CAT" or the "Tribunal") matters.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The Condominium Authority Tribunal ("CAT") has released some instructive decisions in the late summer/early fall of 2019 to further clarify record
McKercher LLP
When work is completed on rented premises, but the account for that work goes unpaid, a lien may be registered against the real property.
Minden Gross LLP
It's been over a year since the first set of amendments to Ontario's Construction Lien Act (renamed Construction Act) were proclaimed.
Minden Gross LLP
Any analysis with respect to the allocation of risk in a commercial lease will inevitably draw upon the principles set out by the Supreme Court of Canada...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On October 1, 2019 amendments to Ontario's Construction Act will take effect and will create a series of new legal rights and obligations for parties involved in construction projects in Ontario.
Bennett Jones LLP
Prompt payment arrived for Ontario's construction industry October 1, 2019. The final stage of implementation of the changes introduced the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017
Goodmans LLP
This classification continues all the way down the construction pyramid.
Minden Gross LLP
Adjudication is the new "quick justice" mandatory process for Ontario construction payment disputes that, along with prompt payment, comes into force on October 1, 2019.
Minden Gross LLP
If you haven't already heard, Ontario is in the middle of a huge overhaul of its principal construction statute, now known as the Construction Act ("Act").
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The process of buying your first home can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. Often, it is the largest investment a person will make in their lifetime
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Restrictive covenants registered on title to real property in Ontario that are stated to survive indefinitely will no longer survive forever.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As the flagship amendments to Ontario's Construction Act come into effect on October 1, 2019, stakeholders in the construction sector are grappling with which version of the legislation
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
What can Ontario expect when mandatory adjudication of construction disputes comes into effect on October 1, 2019?
Lawson Lundell LLP
Given its sometimes latent and often subterranean nature, environmental contamination and its associated legal liabilities can be challenging
Matson Driscoll & Damico
No one likes delays.
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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)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 3 septembre 2019, la province proclamera en vigueur des modifications clés à la Loi sur l'aménagement du territoire et à la Loi de 2017 sur le Tribunal d'appel de l'aménagement local.
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.
Field LLP
The Public Works Act ("PWA") is a helpful, rarely litigated piece of legislation for unpaid subcontractors.
Clark Wilson LLP
Covenants to insure are common in commercial leases and construction contracts.
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...
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
Harmonized sales tax ("HST") of 13% is imposed upon every taxable supply (i.e., sale) of property or services in Ontario, including commercial real estate
Gowling WLG
In 2017, the Ontario Provincial Government implemented a Non-Resident Speculation Tax ("NRST"), for foreign home buyers.
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