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Repair and maintenance obligations under the commercial lease
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2012

A typical commercial lease places most or all of the responsibility for repairs and maintenance on the tenant, except that the tenant's obligations may be


Limitation Periods in Contaminated Land Cases: Ontario Court of Appeal provides some answers but leaves more questions for environmental lawyers and their clients
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 14 2017

On January 11, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued its decision in Crombie v. McColl-Frontenac Inc. We had previously commented on the decision


Laying the foundation for a build-to-suit lease
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2012

A build-to-suit (or design-build) lease is essentially a landlorddeveloper’s agreement to construct a purpose built building, usually for a single tenant


What is a private single family residence?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

Most declarations for residential condominiums contain a provision that states that "Each unit shall be used and occupied as a private single family


Tax treatment of the provision of rent-free leases to charity
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2013

Charities are occasionally offered the opportunity to use the property of another person free of charge. This may include the provision of rent-free


We still don’t know what is a fixture vs a chattel
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 27 2010

The bankrupt farmer ran an equestrian operation


Waiver of subrogation clauses in unit owner insurance policies
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 9 2013

The declarations of many condominium corporations contain a provision requiring insurance policies to include a "waiver of subrogation" against a


Taking over existing leases: a tenant’s perspective
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2015

In many transactions involving the purchase and sale of a business, the seller may not own the property where the business is carried on but may have


Register Your Lien Within Three-Months of a Default or Risk Losing Priority A Reminder
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2017

In CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. York Condominium Corporation No. 385, the Court confirmed that a condominium lien is not valid unless it is registered


The Exclusive on “Exclusive Use” Clauses in Quebec
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

In the Province of Quebec, as in the rest of Canada, tenants are always looking to protect their market and ensure their success. One of