Tag Archives: Breach of Contract

Colin Lachance

Case Law Update — What’s New at CanLII & CanLII Connects

CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII’s goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. CanLII Connects launched April 4, 2014 […]

To Err is Human; to Recover Losses is Legal

Paralegal SCOPE contributor Scott McEachern is an Oshawa-area paralegal who works primarily in small claims. In this article, Scott explains legal concepts involved in faulty workmanship claims, including what to ask for, when and from whom. Faulty workmanship happens. Constructors, mechanics, technicians, and others who are paid to build, assemble, install, fix, or repair things […]

Apportionment, Contribution OK in Contract Breach Actions

The Alberta Court of Appeal held recently that the common law rule against apportionment and contribution in tort does not apply to breaches of contract. Alberta legislation allows liability to be apportioned between tortfeasors, but there had been no guidance available for cases in which defendants are severally liable for a single loss caused by […]

Confidence-building Contract Quiz

Contract law affects everyone. Paralegals in Ontario are licensed to represent litigants in civil actions, where the amount of the claim is less than $25,000. Scenarios in this quiz provide a broad overview of some situations that can lead to a small claims action.   What happens if Jack doesn’t water Jill’s lawn? Should singing […]

Canadian Contract Law Quiz

Contract law affects our lives every day. If you use a website, buy a car, or agree to help out a friend, you may be entering into a legally binding contract. Do you know your liquidated damages from your promissory estoppel? What effect does partial payment have on your right to collect an outstanding debt? […]

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