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What is a “Bare Trustee”?

July 10, 2022 By Brian Babcock A bare trustee is not a legal representative given property for the benefit of Yogi or even Boo Boo. A bare trustee is an important but often overlooked role in trusts law. THE TERM DEFINED A “bare trust” is described in the leading Ontario Court of Appeal case, Trident […]

How NOT to Argue About a Building Permit

July 10, 2022 By Brian Babcock The Building Code Act protects important public interests including public safety and consumer protection. Because of this, the courts ensure that the provisions of the building code and the Act are enforced. The Divisional Court reinforced these principles in a recent appeal from an application judge. THE ISSUE How […]