Category Residential Tenancy/LTB

Chiarelli Injunction Stands: No Unlicensed Practice

A Law Society of Upper Canada injunction against a Toronto property manager has been upheld, preventing him from representing clients at Landlord and Tenant Board hearings. The Law Society of Upper Canada v. Chiarelli, 2014 ONCA 391, was released today. It was an appeal of a decision in which the Law Society obtained an injunction […]

Housing Co-ops – Eviction Changes Coming

In less than a month, legislative changes take effect that will dramatically alter the way housing co-operatives handle evicting their members. The legislation amends the Co-operative Corporations Act and Residential Tenancies Act, and could mean more work for paralegals. The biggest change: most co-op eviction disputes will move from the courts to the Landlord & […]

James Moak Acquires LTB Portion of Kingston Business

Paul J. Fudge, the founder and long-standing owner/operator of Paul J. Fudge Bailiff and Landlord Agent business in Kingston, has announced that the “landlord agent” operations of his business have been sold to James Moak Professional Corporation. “As many know, I have been considering semi-retirement for some time,” Mr. Fudge said. “The acquisition of the […]

Social Inequality & Failure to Communicate: Toronto Ombud Report

City of Toronto Ombudsman Fiona Crean says more residents than ever are reporting problems with city staff and services, and the complaints are more serious than in past years. Crean said this morning that “growing social inequity” and basic human rights issues, in such areas as housing, child care and social services, contributes to the […]

Top-10: Paralegal News From 2013

With six years of regulation under our belts, every year is a big year for Ontario’s 5,000 or so paralegals. Still, 2013 is a stand-out, when it comes to significant events. Court decisions, association realignment, legislative changes and governance issues had immediate effects on the profession. While it was difficult to narrow down just 10 […]

Want to Comment on the Condo Act Review? Here’s How

The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services invites comments on its efforts to update the Condominium Act, 1998. The Review is a collaborative, public engagement process. It has been 11 years since the Act came into force; the market has changed dramatically. Today, condos represent half of all new homes being built in Ontario. About one […]

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