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COVID-19: A relief resource for commercial tenants and landlords across Canada

Miller Thomson LLP recognises this is an unprecedented time and we continue to be committed to the well-being and sustainability of our clients. The government and various other institutions have implemented a number of measures aimed at providing economic relief...

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COVID-19 and Business Interruption Claims

Coverage under a typical insurance policy for business interruption is initiated by the insured sustaining a loss caused by “direct physical loss or damage to buildings, equipment or stock”.   Despite the substantial economic damage that COVID-19 continues to cause, the...

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Unavoidable Delay – Tarion Statement of Critical Dates and Addendum Q&A COVID-19

With the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Canada and worldwide, governments and businesses are taking steps to contain the virus and flatten the curve of transmission. As a homebuilder, you might be concerned about meeting your obligations to your purchasers...

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Miller Thomson involved in one of 2019’s top 10 CRE transactions in Toronto/GTA

RENX.ca, "Top-10 CRE transactions in Toronto/GTA during 2019"

Miller Thomson advised on one of the top 10 commercial real estate transactions in Toronto/GTA in 2019 as reported by the Real Estate News EXchange (RENX). The team, led by James Hutchinson (Corporate Tax) and including Jessica Penley and Savvas...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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COVID-19 Resources

We have written on a variety of topics to help identify the pertinent issues, understand the legal implications, minimize risk exposure and manage legal obligations.

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