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Recent developments with (extra) development charges
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2013

We have previously written on the issue of the unrelenting rise of the rate of development charges in Ontario. Recent actions by a number of


Getting full value for your business: make sure your lease can't get in the way
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • June 3 2013

You own a business. You operate from rented premises. You work hard, take the risks, take the lumps, and have a successful enterprise. One day, for


Effective strategies for minimizing negligent building inspection claims
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2013

In Ontario, the legislative scheme and standards relevant to building inspectors are set out in the Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c.23. (the


Location, location, location - or not
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 6 2013

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2012 SCC 51, confirms that it


City of Toronto employment lands review: To convert or not to convert
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 6 2013

A key piece of the City of Toronto's current review of its Official Plan concerns the City's Employment Areas policies. This is particularly


Contractors' liability to third parties: an indeterminate liability to an indeterminate class?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2013

The question of remoteness has vexed courts in dealing with problems arising both in contract and in tort. This paper deals primarily with the tort


Joint debts, joint tenants - insolvency law meets real property law
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2014

The decision of the Court of Appeal in TD Bank v. Phillips 2014 ONCA 613 involves a separated couple, their joint asset, a joint debt, and an


Further update on Condominium Act review
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2013

In a previous issue, we reported on the efforts by the Province of Ontario, facilitated through the Public Policy Forum not for profit organization


Consulting on change: provincial review of the land use planning system
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2014

The Province is in the process of reviewing, in a limited manner, the land use planning and appeal system to focus on issues of predictability


Further update on Condominium Act review
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2014

We have been monitoring and reporting to you on the Province of Ontario's consultation process to address certain consumer protection issues and to