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  • Ontario's Consumer Protection Act-Part Two

    In a previous post I discussed the protections provided to consumers by Part II theConsumer Protection Act (CPA) of Ontario dealing with Consumers Rights and Warranties. That post is related to this one and both posts should be read to better appreciate the scope and benefit of the Act to Ontario’s … Read more »

  • Good State of Repair and Fit for Habitation

    These landlords responsibilities are found in s 20(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA).20 (1) A landlord is responsible for providing and maintaining a residential complex, including the rental units in it, in a good state of repair andfit for habitation and for complying with health, safety, … Read more »

  • Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act-Part One

    Part One deals with the second part of the Act consisting of sections six (6) through thirteen (13) called Consumers Rights and Warranties.Scope:The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) of Ontario applies to almost all consumer transactions where the consumer or the supplier is located in Ontario.A court i … Read more »

  • Making Your Own Will

    Why A Will?Everyone should have a will! The sooner it’s done the better. Why? So your assets go to the people and places of your own choosing. It’s the last gift you make-your final material presence. Sounds dramatic, but is a very important expression of final intent – your last will and testament. … Read more »

  • ~Fired so what's Owed?~

    Losing a job is a very unpleasant experience. It is always worse when it is done without cause. You became redundant for financial or other business reasons unrelated to your performance. The common law cannot give you your job back but it does provide some relief. It is called “reasonable notice”. … Read more »