Publications

Foreign Buyer’s Beware: Canadian Government Enacts a Two-Year Ban on Purchases of Residential Real Estate by Non-Canadians

By: Jeevan V. Ahuja

As of January 1, 2023, the federal government’s Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential...

Important Notice: DEADLINE – Land Owner Transparency Act

By November 30th, 2022, every corporation and any individual that holds property in trust (including an unregistered, bare trust...

David Hay K.C. A Contributor to the 7th Edition of Bike Sense

Bike Sense is a guide for cycling in British Columbia. Intended to make cycling safer, more inclusive and accessible,...

Eryn Jackson a Supporting Editor of “Drafting Wills in Canada: A lawyer’s Practical Guide, 3rd Edition” 

Wills & Estates Lawyer, Eryn Jackson, was one of 13 legal editors across Canada for the following publication which...

Triggering the Doctrine of Equitable Contribution

By: Salona Nainaar 

Oftentimes an individual or business may have more than one insurance policy cover the same issue...

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Appraisal/Dispute Resolution Process

By: Sabdeep Sidhu

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Appraisal/Dispute Resolution Process

The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in

The “Bare” Minimum? Or Just Enough?

By: Kiran K. Dhesa

A common goal for individuals when creating their estate plan is to avoid having assets...

Do You Own Your Name?

By: Tamara Huculak

Protecting your own name as a trademark may be harder than you think. Many well-known and...

Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms Narrow Application of “Total Pollution Exclusion” and Addresses Standard of Appellate Review of Standard Form Contracts

By: Jessie J. Skinnider

In Hemlow Estate v. Co-operators General Insurance Company, 2021 ONCA 908, the insurer relied...

Court Establishes Significant Costs Consequences for Wrongfully Filed Builders Liens

By: Ryan A. Shaw

A builder’s lien is a powerful tool available to contractors to secure payment for work...

Trademarks – Finding a Path Through the Historic Backlog at Canadian Examination

By: Trisha Dore and Karin Binder

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has recently implemented measures to improve...

Commercial Leasing Tips to Know When Registered & Beneficial Ownership are Separate

By: Tamara Huculak & RBS

For many commercial properties, it has become common for a property to have both...