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- Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments. What?
AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE RURAL VOICE:If you think the title of this article is lawyer-speak or legalese, you’re right. But the mental gymnastics required to understand the meaning of the term Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (“OPCA”) pale in comparison to the effort required of Canad … Read more »
- CER: A new acronym, but much the same old NEB for landowners
AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE RURAL VOICE:The Federal Government’s Bill C-69, legislation “to modernize” the National Energy Board and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, was passed by Parliament and received Royal Assent in June, 2019. The new Canadian Energy Regulator Act, which replac … Read more »
- Reversing the regretted farm transfer and other uses of the resulting trust
AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE RURAL VOICE:Most often (but not always) with the best of intentions, a parent may transfer part of his or her ownership interest in a farm property to a child for little or no consideration. In some cases, the parent intends to gift the ownership interest outright wit … Read more »
- REMINDER: CAFA – Farm Tax & Legal Update – Thursday, October 17, 2019 – Waterloo, ON
The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors will hold its Annual Farm Tax & Legal Update for 2019 at St. George’s Banquet Hall in Waterloo, Ontario on Thursday, October 17, 2019. For the agenda and registration information, visit:2019 Farm Tax & Legal Update.This year, I will be making a presentation … Read more »
- It’s time to part ways – breaking up co-ownership of property
AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE RURAL VOICE:In Ontario, the Partition Act allows a co-owner of property to apply to the Court to break up the co-ownership. If two or more parties own a piece of land, and one wants out, that co-owner is generally entitled either to an order dividing the property itse … Read more »