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Archive for November, 2016
A recent Ontario Divisional Court decision has sought to clarify conflicting decisions and provide guidance as to the obligations of tenants when their landlords terminate their lease early.
In the case at issue the landlord received a number of noise complaints from neighbours about the tenant in question.
The landlord served a Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early (Form N5) on the tenant. The Notice followed the standard N5 format and provided:
(a) that the tenant must move out before January 31, 2015;
(b) that the tenant had substantially interfered with the reasonable enjoyment of the residential complex by the . . . [more]
Lemonish Lawyers? 
The problem of access to justice is likely the result of a number of causes. Unnecessary complexity in substantive and procedural law is likely part of the problem. Our adversarial court-based administration of justice is problematic both where powerful actors have disputes with ordinary people and where family disputes require resolution. Ease of access to information through the internet may be both part of the solution and part of the problem.
Market regulation and access to justice
Our approach to legal services regulation plays a role as well. Limiting who can provide legal services restricts how . . . [more]
Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.
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Law Society of Saskatchewan Library
If you have signed up for online accounts, newsletters, or even just to download a white paper that you want to read, you will know that a valid email address is usually required. As you are filling in the online sign-up form, a little voice inside your head may be telling you that you will be getting . . . [more]