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  • Changes to the Condominium Act: A Guide to the New Condominium Guide

    Post by Annie Bailey Effective January 1, 2021, the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”) will be amended to require condominium developers to provide potential purchasers of pre-construction and newly-built condominium units with a “Condominium Guide.” If you are a developer or a potential purchaser of … Read more »

  • A Declarant needs to provide Clear and Current Disclosure Information to Purchasers

    In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2051 v Georgian Clairlea Inc. (“Georgian”) the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed the findings of the motion judge with respect to a declarant’s disclosure obligations as set out in the Condominium Act, 1998 (“Act”). Subsection 72(1) of the Act provides … Read more »

  • Strict Compliance with the Terms of an Agreement is required to Strictly Enforce Contractual Rights

        The Takeaway The terms of a contract govern the relationship between the contracting parties.  If a party intends to strictly enforce a contractual right that party must have strictly complied with the prerequisite requirements to do so. The Case The type of agreement that gives rise to the disp … Read more »

  • Renewal of a Commercial Lease and the Doctrine of Waiver

    The Take Away Once a party waives an enforceable legal right its ability to then enforce such right is not immediate. The Case A recent decision of the Court of Appeal reaffirmed the manner in which a party may revoke its waiver. In North Elgin Center Inc. v McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited, … Read more »

  • Man Lawyer

    Post by: Craig Robson When I was a junior lawyer, (back before computers) I worked in a firm with a senior counsel who was of an age to have fought in the first World War.  At the time, one of my co-juniors was a very capable young woman. One day, the senior counsel approached/tottered towards the t … Read more »