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“New Non-Resident Speculation Tax in Ontario”

Article by Jane C. Helmstadter of Bennett Jones: https://www.bennettjones.com/Publications%20Section/Blogs /New%20NonResident%20Speculation%20Tax%20in%20Ontario

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Provincial land transfer tax changes effective April 24, 2017

From LawPro: “The Province has announced it will collect additional information through the land transfer tax system to help it better understand trends in the real estate market. Persons who purchase or acquire land that contains one to six family residences or agricultural land are required to provide this additional information starting April 24, 2017. […]

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“Sometimes Legal Aid Is the Problem, Not the Solution”. Superb article.

Sometimes Legal Aid Is the Problem, Not the Solution

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ICD Webinar: Increasing regulatory impact on Director Insurance

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“Looking for a sweet peacekeeping spot in Africa? Don’t do it.”

“Looking for a sweet peacekeeping spot in Africa? Don’t do it.”  by Lew MacKenzie (MGen. ret.). Sitrep, RCMI, January-February, 2017. Looking for a Sweet Peacekeeping Spot in Africa – 2017-02 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

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“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 2

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 2. Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 2 – 2017-02 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

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“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 1

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 1.  Sitrep, RCMI, November-December, 2016.  Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 1 – 2016-12 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

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Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List

Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List for Real Estate Lawyers – Updated 2017  In response to concerns raised through the Federation of Law Societies of Canada regarding delays in the delivery or registration of some mortgage discharges,  the Canadian Bankers Association has provided law societies with a list of bank contacts for lawyers. The list is […]

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Why Is Domestic Violence Now Becoming a Workplace Responsibility?

Yosie Saint-Cyr at SLAW has an excellent short piece on this question here.   An excerpt: “Domestic violence may prevent a victim from getting to work, prevent a victim from concentrating on work, and interfere with co-workers’ performance as well. Other employees may be impacted due to fear, stress, concern for the victim’s well-being, increased workload […]

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“Ontario raises land transfer tax rates”

Because nothing says responsible governance like raising taxes on one of the few parts of the economy that is doing well. As noted by Messrs. Brodlieb and Kumar in their article, “Ontario raises land transfer tax rates”: “The tax rate on the portion of the value of consideration above CA$400,000 for purchasers of all other […]

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