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Jun 20, 2024 | Blog
Jamie F. Cockburn

Appeals & Judicial Reviews of the Condominium Authority Tribunal

Reviewing CAT Decisions: The Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate various forms of disputes...
Jun 11, 2024 | Blog
Giovanni C. Giuga and Kevin M. Thompson

From First Reading to Royal Assent: Tracking Bill 185’s Developments

On June 6, 2024, Cutting Red Tape to Build More Homes Act, 2024 (“Bill 185”) received royal assent.[1] After its first reading at Queen&rs...
Jun 4, 2024 | Blog
Jamie F. Cockburn

Property & Road Access Disputes – Accessing Properties via Neighbouring Properties

Property and road access disputes are an unfortunate reality for many owners of cottages, camps, and farm properties throughout Ontario. These dispute...
May 31, 2024 | Blog
Ben Grant

My company hasn't paid CRA. Am I on the hook?

Generally speaking, a corporation is a separate legal entity from its directors. This is a key difference between a corporation and a partnership or a...
May 23, 2024 | Blog

Overview of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act Purpose

The enactment of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act[1] (the “Act") serves to reinforce our nation's dedica...
May 13, 2024 | Article
Yinan Li

When Probate is Not Required to Sell Real Estate: The First Dealings Exemption

PROBATE AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION TAX In Ontario, when a person passes away, their assets fall into their estate and are either dealt with in the mann...
May 6, 2024 | Article
Giovanni C. Giuga

Going through (Further) Changes: Implications of Bill 185 on Municipal & Planning Law

The provincial government has introduced its fifth bill targeting the province’s housing crisis within municipal and planning law since Decembe...
May 1, 2024 | Blog
Yinan Li

Changes To Tarion’s Guidelines

Purchasers of new-build houses are automatically provided with after-sales warranty from the Builder who built the house and covers the purchasers for...
Apr 22, 2024 | Article
Yinan Li

Understanding NOSIs: Addressing Notice of Security Interest Concerns in Ontario

In the complex landscape of property rights and financial transactions, certain legal instruments can significantly impact the interests of various pa...
Mar 4, 2024 | Blog
Ben Grant

GST Consequences For Short-Term Rental Property Explained

In a previous article, we flagged the potential GST/HST consequences when a person returns a short-term rental property to long-term residential use...
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