Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On September 15, 2020, the Québec Government (the "Government") will resume its efforts to pass a bill that would help accelerate the implementation of a designated list of major construction...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
On March 19, 2020, two days after announcing a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ontario moved to temporarily protect residential tenants from eviction.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The B.C. Government has announced that the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent will end on September 1, 2020. This means that beginning September 1, 2020, tenants will be required to pay...
Miller Thomson LLP
This article is intended as an update of a previous discussion about COVID-19 and the possible consequences for parties to a standard Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC)...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The federal government recently announced that is has partnered with the provinces and territories to deliver the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program ("CECRA") to help small...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario government enacted the PSBA, effective June 18, 2020, which amended Ontario's Commercial Tenancies Act and created greater incentive for commercial landlords to participate in CECRA for small business program ...
On July 8, 2020, a little over a year after proposing sweeping changes to the planning regime in Ontario through Bill 108, the provincial government has introduced new legislation that would scale ...
On July 16, 2020, the Province of British Columbia (the "Province") introduced a repayment framework (the "Repayment Framework") for residential landlords to recover unpaid rent and utilities...
Robins Appleby LLP
As Ontario begins to re-open with Phase 3, there is a renewed focus on the plight of residential renters who are in arrears.
Cox & Palmer
In Choice Properties Limited Partnership v Penady (Barrie) Ltd., 2020 ONSC 3517, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice weighed in on what constitutes a fair and reasonable sale procedure...
Aird & Berlis LLP
Bill 184, the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020, was passed into law on July 21, 2020.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Bill 23: Commercial Tenancies Protection Act (the Act) received royal assent on July 23, 2020. Most of the provisions of the Act apply retroactively from March 17, 2020 until August 31, 2020...
On July 15, 2020, the Superintendent of the Real Estate (the "Superintendent") under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act ("REDMA") announced that extended early marketing period...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Shareholders of a corporation do not have a personal cause of action for wrongs committed against the corporation – such is the well-known rule in Foss v Harbottle.
The COVID-19 pandemic has infiltrated all spheres of our daily lives since March 2020; the landlord-tenant relationship being no exception.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A long-awaited first decision was rendered on July 16, 2020 by the Superior Court of Québec in relation to the obligation of paying rent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is an update to our previous bulletins (most recently, June 3 and July 6, 2020) detailing the impacts of COVID-19
Earlier this week, the draft Building Safety Bill (the Bill) was published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for pre-legislative review.
Pallett Valo LLP
"Good Business Sense" Can Inform Judicial Rulings On Land Transfer (Dis)Agreements
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The real estate sector has not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has raised many questions with respect to the rights and obligations of both tenants and landlords.