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Not so Secured After All? Municipal Property Taxes in Insolvency
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2017

In the recent unreported decision, Bank of Nova Scotia et al v. Virginia Hills Oil Corp. et al, File No. 1701-02184, the Alberta Court of Queen’s


Court Dismisses Injunction Seeking to Halt Industrial Development
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2017

The British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed an application for an injunction that would have restrained the Province of British Columbia from


Alberta Court of Appeal Finds that Innocent Principal was Bound by the Acts of a Fraudulent Mortgage Broker
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

Recently, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Currie. The Court of Appeal considered which innocent party


Court of Appeal upholds finding that storefront was occupier of municipal sidewalk
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2017

In the recent decision of MacKay v. Starbucks Corporation, 2017 ONCA 350, the Court of Appeal considered circumstances under which an adjacent


Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Quashes Alberta’s Refusal to Transfer or Sell Subsurface Land Rights to a First Nation Band
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2017

Added to the growing list of recent court decisions on land claim issues between First Nations and provincial Crowns is the recent Alberta Court of


Ontario Court of Appeal Denies Relief from Forfeiture of Deposit in Real Estate Transaction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2017

When a transaction fails to close without any acceptable justification, it is generally accepted that the purchaser's deposit is forfeited. The


SCC Streamlines Collection
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada in Royal Bank of Canada v Trang, ("Trang") has streamlined the collection process for judgment creditors attempting to


Saskatchewan PST Rate Increase
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2017

The 2017 Saskatchewan budget delivered by Finance Minister Kevin Doherty increases the provincial sales tax ("PST") rate from 5 to 6, effective


Interest Act: When is a Default Charge a Prohibited Penalty?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2017

In Bankers Mortgage Corporation v. Plaza 500 Hotels Ltd., the British Columbia Court of Appeal recently considered whether an "Exit Fee" payable on


Damages of $52,527.07 for breach of copyright where licence conditional on payment of fees did not pass to respondent through foreclosure proceedings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

In this petition, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found the corporate respondent liable for damages for breach of copyright based on the