Licenses and easements are not the same thing! Depending on the rights you wish to convey, there is an important distinction between the two, which was recently highlighted in an Ontario Court of Appeal case. The Court was faced with a neighbouring property owners’ fight concerning a waterline. … Continue Reading
As readers of this blog will know, as a result of changes implemented by the Land Title and Survey Authority on November 1, 2012, almost all documents and plans submitted to the land title office for registration must now be submitted electronically. Recently, there has been a similar significant development regarding strata disputes.
On March 10, 2015, the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act was introduced and, if passed, will make it mandatory for strata disputes to be submitted to the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). The CRT is Canada’s first ever online tribunal, and is intended to be accessible 24 hours … Continue Reading