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Duty of Good Faith and Honest Performance Extended to All Contracts in Canada

November 14th, 2014 | Court Decisions

On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada updated Canadian common law by extending for the first time the principle of good faith to all contracts. Previously, the duty of good faith existed only in employment and insurance contacts in Canada. The ruling now aligns Canadian common law with […]

REDMA Regulations and Policy Statements Amended

September 12th, 2014 | Legislation, Strata

As discussed in our previous article titled “Bill 17: New Amendments to REDMA”, the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (“REDMA“) was amended on May 29, 2014 by Bill 17. Following this amendment, both the regulations to REDMA and the policy statements promulgated under REDMA were amended. Amended Regulations Effective September […]

Bill 17: New Amendments to REDMA

June 2nd, 2014 | Legislation, Strata

The real estate market in British Columbia has long been a driver of our province’s economy. Due in part to increases in real estate prices over the last several decades, investors and home–buyers alike have flocked to this market to purchase property. In an attempt to more heavily regulate the […]

UDI AND NAIOP PRESENT 2014 FORECASTS

January 25th, 2014 | Industry Events

PART 1 – UDI ANNUAL INDUSTRY FORECAST LUNCHEON At this year’s Annual Industry Forecast Luncheon of the Urban Development Institute – Pacific Region moderator Diana McMeekin of Artemis Marketing introduced the presentation by referring to this year’s theme of Innovate or Stagnate. Ms. McMeekin challenged the 1,100 attendees by asking whether they should enter 2014 standing […]

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