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COVID-19 Vaccination Policies for Housing Providers – Indoor Amenities
September 13, 2021 The government has advised that, as of September 22, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (i.e. two doses plus 14 days post-second vaccine) and will need to provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID in order to access certain public settings and facilities. Though the text of the proposed Regulation has not … Continue reading "Media Room" Read More

New Forms, Rules and Guidelines for Multi-Res Landlords
September 1, 2021 On September 1, 2021 the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) released new forms, Rules and Guidelines to correspond with amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). Last month we described the nature of the RTA amendments and the new remedies and penalties which await landlords under the changes. A link to last month’s description of the changes … Continue reading "Media Room" Read More


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Living Together While Legally Separated
October 21, 2021 A marriage or common-law relationship is considered separated when the relationship has ended and often when one spouse moves out of the home. However, couples do not have to live physically apart to be considered separated in Ontario. This blog answers commonly asked questions about couples living together while legally separated. Read more. Read More

How Does Child Support Work in Ontario?
October 7, 2021 There are several ways a child support agreement can be put into place. A mediator or a family lawyer who has experience in child support matters may assist the parents to come to an agreement outside of court. When child support disputes are forced to go to family court, seeking legal guidance can be a valuable resource to help navigate the difficult process. Read More


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COVID-19 Vaccination Policies for Housing Providers – Indoor Amenities
September 13, 2021 The government has advised that, as of September 22, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (i.e. two doses plus 14 days post-second vaccine) and will need to provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID in order to access certain public settings and facilities. Though the text of the proposed Regulation has not … Continue reading "Media Room" Read More

New Forms, Rules and Guidelines for Multi-Res Landlords
September 1, 2021 On September 1, 2021 the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) released new forms, Rules and Guidelines to correspond with amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). Last month we described the nature of the RTA amendments and the new remedies and penalties which await landlords under the changes. A link to last month’s description of the changes … Continue reading "Media Room" Read More


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Can businesses that have been harassed online or given negative reviews sue?
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Summary Judgment in Multi-Defendant Proceedings (a case comment on Canaccord Genuity Corp. v. Pilot, 2015 ONCA 716)
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How Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Impact Accident Victims
July 8, 2021 When a person sustains traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), each area of their life could be profoundly impacted. Accident survivors who have acquired TBIs often develop physical, cognitive, and behavioral symptoms that could affect their overall quality of life for years following their injury. The effects of a TBI can be permanent and can affect both accident victims and their loved ones. To learn more, click here. Read More

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents
May 4, 2021 Many commonplace, everyday hazards can cause an unsuspecting person to slip and fall. These accidents can occur in public spaces, private residential property, retail stores, and other commercial locations where hazardous features go unaddressed. Depending on the circumstances, these accidents can have serious physical repercussions. Learning about common causes of slip and fall accidents may help prevent them from happening in the future. To read more, click here. Read More


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Real Estate Law

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What First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know
September 8, 2021 Buying your first home is an exciting milestone in your life. As a homebuyer, there are a number of issues that you should be aware of in order to have the process run smoothly for you. Click here to learn what you need to know before purchasing a home. Read More

If someone wants to flip a home before taking possession, what should they know?
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IT'S FRIDAY THE 13th: SO MORE CHANGES FROM THE LANDLORD TENANT BOARD!
November 16, 2020 The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) has amended some of its Rules of Procedure and Guidelines in order to ensure consistency with Bill 184 and some COVID-19 changes. In addition the LTB has changed/added some “Practice Directions” in an effort to ensure that those appearing before it have a full opportunity to present their case effectively. The … Continue reading "Media Room" Read More

LANDLORD TENANT BOARD RELEASES UPDATE PLAN FOR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
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PROVINCE TABLES ITS "RENT FREEZE" LEGISLATION: HERE ARE SOME DETAILS
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FRPO RTA Webinars
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Wills & Estates

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10 Things To Consider When Drafting Your Will in Ontario
September 8, 2021 A will is a set of instructions that determines what happens to an individual’s belongings, assets/investments, who will look after the administration of these assets, and who will care for an individual’s children/dependents. This blog answers commonly asked questions pertaining to drafting a will. Read more. Read More

Are you obligated to leave your spouse a specific percentage of your estate in your will?
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