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Posted on April 24, 2022 In Articles, Municipal Law

April 24, 2022 By Mark Mikulasik You might not be aware that section 440 of Ontario’s Municipal Act provides that: If any by-law of a […]

Posted on April 2, 2022 In Articles, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law

April 2, 2022 By Mark Mikulasik Implied easements are granted very rarely, and air rights are seldom the issue, so a case addressing the combination […]

Posted on February 27, 2022 In Articles, Municipal Law

February 27, 2022 By Mark Mikulasik Does the Supreme Court of Canada decision related to the size of Toronto’s city council, and the election of […]

February 13, 2022 By Mark Mikulasik What is a “core policy decision immune from negligence liability”? In Nelson (City) v. Marchi, the Supreme Court of […]

Posted on December 29, 2021 In Administrative Law, Articles, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law

December 29, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario legislature has struggled for years for ways to streamline and simplify the planning process, including appeals, in […]

Posted on November 13, 2021 In Administrative Law, Articles, Municipal Law

November 13, 2021 By Brian Babcock An administrative decision maker must form a reasonable opinion, but that opinion must also answer the correct question under […]

October 31, 2021 By Brian Babcock When do your obligations under a contract end? Most contracts provide a specific date as a deadline for performance. […]

Posted on August 6, 2021 In Articles, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law

August 6, 2021 By Mark Mikulasik A real estate developer cannot sue a municipality for its increased costs if the information supplied by the municipality […]

July 14, 2021 By Brian Babcock Owners, constructors, employers, supervisors and workers all have different roles and responsibilities under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety […]

Posted on May 17, 2021 In Articles, Municipal Law

May 17, 2021 By Brian Babcock Municipalities may have hidden liability risks lurking in old building permit files. A Superior Court judge, in Breen v. […]