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Creation of the Société du Plan Nord

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On December 5, 2014, the Québec National Assembly assented An Act respecting the Société du Plan Nord. The long-awaited Bill provides for the creation

Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, Supreme Court of Canada decision highlights and impact in Quebec

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a major ruling on aboriginal title in its Nation Tsilhqot'in v. British Columbia decision

The challenges of putting Humpty Dumpty back together again

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 11 2014

A recent order of the Ontario Superior Court illustrates the complexities of the right of rescission in real estate transactions. The purpose of the

Québec off-title searches a Rumsfeldian adventure

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 24 2014

There are many differences and misconceptions about Québec off-title searches that resemble Don Rumsfeld’s famous speech. The first is that responses

Keeping it enforceable the essential terms of a purchase contract

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 29 2014

It is not uncommon for parties to enter into contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate that contain defects which may affect their

Superintendent of Real Estate publishes amended Policy Statements pursuant to Real Estate Development Marketing Act (British Columbia)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 8 2014

On May 29, 2014, a number of important amendments to the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) became effective. Scott Smythe and Jennifer

Covenants to insure

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2014

In most commercial leases, the landlord and tenant obligate themselves to obtain policies of insurance against certain risks. This often includes

Interpretation of leases 101: top 10 rules

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 28 2014

One of the trickiest parts of drafting any commercial agreement, including a lease, is anticipating how all its provisions will be interpreted once

Good news for strata resorts in BC

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The Supreme Court of British Columbia, in its recent decision in 585582 B.C. Ltd. v. Anderson, upheld as valid and enforceable a mandatory rental

REDMA an update

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

On May 29, 2014, Bill 17, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, received Royal Assent, bringing into force several amendments and additions