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Relief from forfeiture: an equitable second chance for commercial tenants

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

Breaching a lease may result in a tenant forfeiting its right to use and occupy the leased premises. Even where that happens, courts have a

Toronto’s development permit system: RESET TO

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

On July 11, 2014, the City of Toronto amended its Official Plan policies to permit development permits to be used to regulate land use throughout the

Would you like a side of fries with that banking services? Permitted use provision in mall leases

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 27 2015

One critical factor in the success of a multi-tenant retail centre is the ability to entice tenants occupying different niches in the consumer

Action Plan: protecting heritage homes in the City of Vancouver

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 19 2015

In response to significant public pressure to stem the tide of heritage and character home demolition, the City of Vancouver's review and update of

The second opinion: bad faith possessor take my land, please

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2015

In Dupuy v. Gauthier 2013 QCCA 774, the Quebec Court of Appeal has confirmed that a person who possesses immovable property for 10 years can acquire

Saving America’s malls

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Earlier this year CNN published photographer Seph Lawless's sad montage of photos depicting the demise of America's malls in the video "Are America's

Creation of the Société du Plan Nord

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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