“Material Change” in Condominium Developments: A Recent Court of Appeal Decision
Back in April, we looked at a Court of Appeal decision addressing disclosure to purchasers of proposed units in condominium developments. It was a cautionary tale for the risk associated with inconsistent or confusing disclosure or omitting to disclose where...
More Homes, More Choice… More Density: Ontario’s housing plan takes effect
Addressing supply-side economics, the province approves plans for Toronto’s Downtown and Yonge-Eglinton areas and Bill 108 comes into force. On June 6, 2019, Bill 108, referred to as the More Homes, More Choice Act (the “Bill”), was passed by the...
More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019: What will Bill 108 do to Ontario’s Planning and Development Regime?
The Ontario Government’s introduction of More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 (“Bill 108” or the “Bill”) will significantly change how planning and development decisions will be made, opposed, reconsidered and ultimately adjudicated upon. Bill 108 restores key elements of the...
More Homes, More Choices: Bill 108 and Ontario’s Housing Supply Action Plan
Revisions to the Land Use Planning Regime in addition to Purely Housing Related Proposals On May 2, 2019, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing introduced new legislation under Bill 108, referred to as the More Homes, More Choice Act,...
Disclosure to Purchasers in Ontario Condominium Developments: A Recent Court of Appeal Decision and Legislative Amendments Already Addressing the Issue
To enable informed decision-making in the condominium market, the Condominium Act, 1998 (Ontario) (the “Condo Act”) imposes upon “Declarants” (the builders of new condominiums who are responsible for registering the declaration and description that will govern the property) the obligation...
Regulating Real Estate Brokerages, Brokers and Salespersons in Ontario
The Government of Ontario announced a proposal on January 31, 2019, to review and modernize the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (the “Act”). The Act governs real estate brokerages, brokers and salespersons (collectively, “Registrants”), setting the rules for...
Eric Davis is interviewed by the Cambridge Times on OMB appeal for Gaslight District
Eric Davis is interviewed by the Cambridge Times on the OMB appeal for the Gaslight District. To read the full article, please click the link.
Eric Davis comments on farmland severances for Farms.com article
Eric Davis comments on farmland severances in Farms.com article. To read the full article, please click the link.
Eric Davis is interviewed by CBC Kitchener-Waterloo about incentive rules for encouraging voters
Eric Davis is interviewed by CBC Kitchener-Waterloo about incentive rules for encouraging voters. To read the full article, please see the link.
Eric Davis discusses the City of Cambridge potentially leaving Waterloo Region on CTV News
Eric Davis is interviewed by CTV News to discuss the potential for the city of Cambridge to leave the Region of Waterloo.