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Upcoming Changes to Land Ownership Disclosure Requirements in British Columbia
In June 2018, the British Columbia provincial government (the "Government") published a white paper describing its proposed Land Ownership Transparency Act (the "Act").
Canada
20 Aug 2018
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford Intends to Cut Toronto City Wards from 47 to 25 for 2018 Municipal Election
The newly elected Ontario Premier Doug Ford is drawing new lines – literally. Premier Ford's announcement to cut city-council positions from 47 to 25 was made just hours before the municipal election deadline ..
Canada
31 Jul 2018
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Softwood Lumber: Hard Facts
On April 24, 2017, the American Department of Commerce imposed preliminary countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada.
Canada
29 Jun 2017
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Canada's House Of Commons Rejects Mandatory Labeling Of Genetically Modified Foods
As previously discussed here, last summer represented a turning point in the consumer's "right to know" movement, with former President Obama approving a bill that...
Canada
30 May 2017
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Quebec Land Transfer Duties: 5 Things That You Need to Know
In Quebec, municipalities must collect what is commonly referred to as "land transfer duties" (infamously known as the "Welcome Tax" or "taxe de Bienvenue" in French), which are triggered upon the "transfer" of real property located within their territories.
Canada
3 Oct 2014
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Court Affirms Right Of Province To "Take Up" Treaty Lands – "Grassy Narrows First Nation v. Ontario (Natural Resources)"
Natural resource companies conducting operations on the basis of provincially granted authorizations have received a welcome confirmation from the Supreme Court.
Canada
17 Jul 2014
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What Does Aboriginal Title Mean For Mining In British Columbia?
The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Tsilhqot'in v. BC has received a great deal of attention and has caused people to ask some important questions.
Canada
9 Jul 2014
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Getting Your Priorities Straight: BC Supreme Court Decision Interprets Section 28 Of The Property Law Act Strictly
When a lender takes a mortgage on a property where a prior mortgage is already registered on title, one of the central concerns of the lender should be whether the prior mortgage secures a running account or is otherwise readvanceable.
Canada
16 May 2013
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The Impact Of Recent Mining Act Amendments On Mining Tenures In Ontario
In 2009, Ontario introduced Bill 173 to amend the Mining Act. These amendments are being phased in with the goal of having them all in force by the end of 2014.
Canada
9 Feb 2013
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Aboriginal Claims – Another Layer Of Complexity And Risk For The Construction Industry
Aboriginal claims have become a crucial consideration to developers and others in the construction industry seeking to manage risk effectively and deliver successful development projects.
Canada
8 Aug 2011
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