About ArticlesLes articles ci-dessous sont publiés par la Section du droit immobilier de l'Association du Barreau de l'Ontario. Les membres sont invités à soumettre des articles.  A propos des articles.



Advising Clients on Retirement Living Options

  • 14 février 2019
  • Jillian Siskind, Jillian M. Siskind & Associates

As the Canadian population ages and the real estate market continues to adapt to provide a diverse set of retirement living options, there are certain considerations that Ontario real estate lawyers should be aware of, and in particular, the Retirement Homes Act (Ontario).

Droit immobilier, Student Forum

Working With a Lawyer When You Buy a Home

  • 12 décembre 2018
  • Alexandra Peng, Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Real Property Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association, in cooperation with the Law Society of Ontario, has updated the educational tool for clients who are buying a residential property in Ontario. This publication is newly improved, is accessible online, and paper copies can be ordered.

Droit immobilier, Student Forum

Evidentiary Requirements for Prescriptive Easements

  • 30 octobre 2018
  • Raymond H. Mikkola, Pallet Valo LLP

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal sheds light on the evidentiary requirements to make a claim of a prescriptive easement against an owner of a “Land Titles Conversion Qualified” property.

Droit immobilier, Student Forum

Title Insurance Companies Answer Questions

  • 30 octobre 2018
  • Georgea S. Wolfe, Goldman, Sloan, Nash and Haber LLP

Title insurance is a fairly standard aspect of real estate transactions, and particularly so for residential real estate transactions involving mortgages. The author set out to have the major title insurance companies answer some questions about their policies.

Droit immobilier, Student Forum

Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (May 22 - 25)

  • 28 mai 2018
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are summaries of this week’s civil decisions of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, including Yaiguaje v Chevron Corporation, in which it appears that the Court has finally put an end to the matter; and Beatty v Wei, in which the Court set aside the application judge’s interpretation of the Illegal Substances Clause commonly used as an additional term in the Ontario Real Estate Association/Toronto Real Estate Board standard form Agreement of Purchase and Sale.

Litige civil, Droit immobilier, Student Forum


  • 08 avril 2018
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Topics covered this week included franchise law and rescission, liability for wrongful patent enforcement, the duty to defend in the MVA context, family law (custody and access and breach of court orders), securities class actions, and mortgage enforcement. John Polyzogopoulos

Litige civil, Droit de la famille, Droit des franchises et 4 en plus, Technologies de l'information et le droit de la propriété intellectuelle, Droit des assurances, Droit international, Droit immobilier

New Training and Disclosure Requirements for Directors Under the Protecting Condominium Owners Act

  • 17 janvier 2018
  • Emily Ng

The Ontario government has introduced new training requirements for incoming directors, and has also imposed ongoing disclosure obligations for directors to ensure that condominium owners have relevant information before they cast their vote. For example, directors must now disclose if their condominium fees are in arrears for 60 days or more, among other compulsory disclosures. Read on for further information about these important changes.

New Rules Regarding Evictions for “Landlord’s Own Use” of a Rental Unit

  • 17 janvier 2018
  • Kyle Gossen

One of the few reasons a landlord can evict a tenant under the Residential Tenancies Act is if the unit is required for the landlord’s own use. While the Act previously required a landlord to have a “good faith” basis for requiring possession, it has been amended to place further restrictions on evictions for the “landlord’s own use”.

Droit immobilier