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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


City of Toronto proposed changes to securing affordable housing through section 37 benefits: does affordable housing for some make housing more expensive for others?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2012

At its meeting of 2 October 2012, Toronto City Council approved the recommendations of the 16 August 2012 Planning Staff Report that the City update its policies on affordable housing by amending the City’s Official Plan to: recognize affordable ownership housing and to authorize affordable rental units to be located within a registered condominium, subject to certain conditions, as community benefits through the City’s section 37 heightdensity incentives policies


Update on the Condominium Act review
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2012

In our previous issue of Blaney’s on Building we reported on an announcement by the Provincial Government of its intention to launch a public consultation process to modernize the Condominium Act, 1998


Interesting BC condominium case law: Mazarei v. Icon Omega Developments Ltd., 2012 BCSC 673
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2012

A recent case out of the British Columbia Supreme Court highlights the hazards that may befall developers entering the marketplace of other jurisdictions


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


City of Toronto planning
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • April 15 2011

The 24 March 2011 meeting of the City of Toronto Planning and Growth Management Committee was a big one


Agreement between Competition Bureau and Canadian Real Estate Association promises to reshape residential real estate business
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 1 2010

A settlement between the Canadian Competition Bureau and the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) will have a major impact on the way business is done in Canada's residential real estate market by allowing real estate agents to offer clients a wider range of service options and models when using the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) controlled by CREA


Tall buildings: up up and away?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2011

There has been much debate about tall buildings (buildings over 12 storeys in height) in Toronto in the past number of years particularly due to the decreasing availability of development land, and the province and municipal forces on intensification - but how tall is too tall and where should tall buildings be permitted?