February 25, 2019

Blog.To published an interesting article on Toronto Real Estate. Specifically, on average rent has risen $960.00 per unit within the last three years. Now tenants, who are enjoying a form of rent control, are afraid to move out of their units. If they do, they will los...

February 22, 2019

The Small Claims Court fees rose November 6, 2016 however legal practitioners still haven't gotten used to the changes. For a comprehensive list of fees, see below or click here.

Standard Fee Schedule

The following fees are payable to clerks of the Small Claims Court in...

February 5, 2019

There are often legal battles over the proper venue relating to commercial tenancies and residential tenancies. A recent Divisional Court case dealt with this issue, giving landlords some guidance on where to start their cases.

Sterling Studio Lofts Inc. v. Clayton Stel

January 31, 2019

Uber, the popular ride-sharing app, is fighting a tax reassessment as they are arguing that they are not required to collect sales tax (GST/HST). The interesting tax case was summarized the Financial Post, which can be read here.

January 25, 2019

Home inspectors often include a waiver or limited liability provision in their contracts in case of error or omission. There are however ways around these contracts, as evidenced in 2013 when a judge ordered payment of just under $20,000.00 due to a home inspector's sh...

January 23, 2019

LPF, in effort to keep up with local news, will occasionally post news about York Region.

The construction on Yonge Street south of Elgin Mills has created a headache for local businesses. To help ease the pain, the Richmond Hill municipal government has waived the $125...

January 21, 2019

Due to popular request, the LPF case law series will head back to the issue of limitations. Specifically, this case will deal with the due diligence needed to determine discoverability under the Limitations Act.

Laurent-Hippolyte v. Blasse et al.

January 18, 2019

The LPF Blog case law series presents the sixth installment regarding the requirement to have clear and accurate notices at the Landlord and Tenant Board.


January 16, 2019

The fifth installment of the LPF case law series will deal with contempt hearings in Small Claims Court.

Ginter v. Wiljala

January 14, 2019

LPF Blog case law series' fourth installment deals with director liability under the Construction Lien Act.

Robert Nicholson Construction Company Ltd. v. Edgecon Construction Inc.

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