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Mar 20, 2020

Builder Update-Tarion Unavoidable Delay Notices

Tarion has confirmed in its recent bulletins that it considers the recent outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus as a "pandemic" and therefore, a for... Read More

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Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update

The health and welfare of our employees, our clients and our communities are foremost in our thoughts as we actively monitor and adapt to the COVID... Read More
Mar 12, 2020

Loan Guarantees: Another exception to the 2-year Limitations Act period

Published in Renx.ca |  March 11, 2020 My last article addressed the 2-year general limitation period under Ontario’s Limitati... Read More

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Feb 27, 2020

Representation and warranty insurance: How it works - Part 2

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | The Lawyer's Daily  In M&A transactions, representation and warranty insurance (RWI) is an insurance polic... Read More

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Feb 20, 2020

Representation and warranty insurance expanding in Canada

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 The Lawyer's Daily In M&A transactions, the representations and warranties, as well as the related indemnity and... Read More

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Feb 10, 2020

Utility arrears under a commercial lease – A ‘shocking’ decision for landlords

Published in renx.ca | February 6, 2020 On May 17, 2012 I posted an article on limitation periods for commercial lease defaults (see:&nb... Read More

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Jan 24, 2020

‘Going All In’ – The risk of buying a new home before selling your current home

January 23, 2020 | renx.ca The November 26, 2019 Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Perkins v Sheikhtavi illustrates the risk that ar... Read More

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Jan 9, 2020

Letters of credit, tenant bankruptcy and lease disclaimers – Is your LC worth the paper it’s written on?

Published Jan. 6, 2020 | renx.ca The October 2019 Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in 7636156 Canada Inc. v OMERS Realty Corporatio... Read More

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Dec 19, 2019

Regent Park development lawyer John Fox on what motivates him and the best advice he’s ever got

John Fox, 51, is a commercial real estate lawyer representing non-profits and for-profits with a focus on affordable housing in building communitie... Read More

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Dec 10, 2019

Careful drafting of the use clause – Ice Cream v. Frozen Yogurt – A ‘sweet’ result for consumers

Published December 12th, 2019    Renx.ca Typically, tenants seek as broad a use as possible for their product/services, including t... Read More

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Nov 20, 2019

Liberal government’s housing policies miss the mark – again

Published November 17th, 2019 l Builder Bites  While some political pundits referred to the recent federal election as the “Seinfeld&rd... Read More

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Oct 22, 2019

Staying mindful of mental health

August 2019| Published in Condo Business Magazine  In view of the aging population and the rising number of seniors opting for cond... Read More

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Oct 16, 2019

Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives — other major parties

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | The Lawyer's Daily  Canada’s political parties are lining up to make impressive promises to voters and th... Read More

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Oct 15, 2019

Promises, promises: Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives

Tuesday, October 15, 2019| The Lawyer's Daily  Given that Canada is in the home stretch of a federal election campaign, we’ve entered o... Read More

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Oct 9, 2019

Seeing red over traffic light system for Toronto developers

Published October 9th | Builder's Bite  Are some City of Toronto councillors colour blind when it comes to developments? Round 1 – Sect... Read More

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Oct 9, 2019

Where federal political parties stand on affordable housing crisis

Published in The Lawyer's Daily | Wednesday, October 09, 2019 It’s about time that all federal political parties started focusing on t... Read More

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Sep 12, 2019

Preventing Mismanaged Finances

With more people than ever living in condominiums, mismanaged condo boards are becoming ever more prevalent. Is this a symbiotic rel... Read More

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Aug 29, 2019

In Ontario, not everyone can challenge a will

By Barbara Green and Rebecca Betel, published in The Lawyer's Daily  (August 29, 2019, 9:03 AM EDT) --  ... Read More

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Jun 20, 2019

Estranged couples who don’t change their wills: Unintended consequences

Thursday, June 20, 2019 ​| The Lawyer's Daily  The divorce rate in Canada has been pretty much flat for decades, sitting somewhere between 38... Read More

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Jun 11, 2019

Family business succession planning: A primer

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 ​| Published in The Lawyer's Daily  We are in the midst of the largest transfer of intergenerational wealth in ou... Read More

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