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30 Nov

Abandoned Use of Easement Leads to Loss of Backyard Parking Pad

Monday, November 30, 2020James R.G. CookLitigationToronto, Easement, Land Title Act, Conveyancing Law and Property Act , Real Estate

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In a densely populated city like Toronto, many older neighbourhoods contain tightly-packed homes separated by narrow easements which provide access to...

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31 Aug

Unconscionability in Real Estate Transactions Post-Uber

Monday, August 31, 2020James R.G. CookLitigation, Real EstateIrrevocability Clause, Contract Law, Toronto

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In Forest Hill Homes (Cornell Rouge) Limited v. Wei2020 ONSC 5060 (CanLII), Justice F.L. Myers applied the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent review of the...

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27 Feb

Coming soon to a backyard near you???

Tuesday, February 27, 2018Anna HusaLitigationToronto, Backyard Chickens, Toronto Politics

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“Locally-sourced food” is taking on new meaning in the City of Toronto.

Late last year, City council approved a backyard chicken pilot project which will allow residents in four ward...

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5 Jul

Is Canada Day celebration controversy worth breach of contract claim?

Wednesday, July 5, 2017Stephen A. ThieleLitigation, Employment LawToronto, Toronto Politics, Termination, Ontario, Canada Day

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On July 1, 2017, Canada turned 150 years old. All across the nation, public and private organizers...

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20 Jul

Toronto Plans Looks To Boost Road Safety

Wednesday, July 20, 2016Chris JuniorAdministrative Law, Constitutional Law, LitigationEntertainment, General Interest, Toronto

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In the past two weeks, the City of Toronto saw the manifestation (albeit coincidentally) of two very distinct yet related events; the release of Pokémon Go and...

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15 Jun

It's The Little Things In Life That Count

Wednesday, June 15, 2016Gavin J. TigheLitigation, LegalRob Ford, Toronto Politics, Toronto, General Interest

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Many people have asked me what it was like to be the lawyer for former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Rob’s recent passing left those who knew and supported him saddened and those who did not confounded as to...

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