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Can a Party get Special Costs based on Pre-Litigation Conduct?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

In Smithies Holdings Inc. v. RCV Holdings Ltd., 2017 BCCA 177, the BC Court of Appeal considered whether special costs can be awarded based on


Plaintiffs Lack Standing to Bring Representative Action to Claim Aboriginal Rights
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2017

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently refused to allow the Chief and Council of the Hwlitsum First Nation (“HFN”) to advance a representative


Doing Business in Canada 2017
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2017

What are the key considerations when planning to establish or acquire a business in Canada? What are the potential opportunities, and where are the


Introduction to the Fair Housing Plan: Ontario
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2017

Ontario has introduced the Fair Housing Plan which includes some measures that will have an immediate effect such as a rent control expansion, a new


The Supreme Court of Canada Searches for Goldilocks: Is the Jurisdiction of the Federal Court Narrow, Broad, or Just Right?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2017

One of the first lessons I remember being taught as a law student about statutory interpretation was to look at both the words of the statute and the


Edmonton East (Capilano): Standard of Review Heads South
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada released its administrative law decision in Edmonton (City) v. Edmonton East (Capilano) Shopping Centres Ltd., 2016 SCC 47


The Year Ahead: Ten Top Appeals to Watch in 2017
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2017

The coming year will see our highest court decide a host of appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. The Appeals Monitor is pleased


Who Owns That Land? New Requirements for Ontario Corporations with an Ownership Interest in Land
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2016

On December 10, 2016, the Forfeited Corporate Property Act (the “FCPA”) came into force. The purpose of the FCPA is to deal with forfeiture of


Not So Common Knowledge: BC Supreme Court Clarifies Process for Enforcing Liens against Common Property
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2016

A recent BC Supreme Court decision has clarified the parties that must be named in an action to enforce a builders lien involving common property. In


I Need To Do What? New Rules On Record Keeping For Ontario Corporations Owning Land
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2016

In conjunction with the enactment on December 10, 2016 of the Forfeited Corporate Property Act on December 10, 2016, the Ontario government has