Category Residential Tenancy/LTB

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Bootleggers, Boathouses & Bylaws: Legal News You Can Use

Keep up to date, with news and information for paralegal professionals. Scope provides links to articles selected for their relevance to the paralegal scope of practice. No fluff. No sneaky ads. No hidden charges. Just real news.

Hookahs & Human Rights: News You Can Use

The links below lead to news articles from reliable sources, relevant for Ontario paralegals. These news briefs are curated and provided without charge by the only source of unbiased paralegal news and information. No fluff. No hidden advertorial. Just the news you need, to stay informed.

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What Do Turtles & Service Dogs Have in Common? Tribunal Practice Update

Tribunal work involves legislation that affects clients with a wide range of legal issues. Employment, environmental issues, and social justice are just a few of the areas that are handled by dozens of tribunals established by the government. Here are some recent cases and reports from tribunals where paralegals may practice:

Paralegal Law in the News

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Non-Profit Providers and Owners Are ‘Co-Landlords’

A three-person panel of the Landlord and Tenant Board decided in a Review Order that the LTB has no jurisdiction to make orders related to a non-profit housing organization and the building owner it works with. They are co-landlords — not in a sub-tenant relationship. Last fall, the Board chose to initiate a Review pursuant […]

Who is the Landlord? LTB Review to Sort Out Non-Profits’ Role

A non-profit housing provider’s appeal has triggered a Board-initiated review. The relationship between non-profit organizations as “tenants,” building owners, and occupants of the affordable housing units is to be heard and decided by a three-member panel. Written submissions were to be made by November 2014. The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA), Advocacy Centre […]

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