Clients and Customers

Are there any specific duties and obligations owed to Clients that are not owed to Customers under the Act and the Regulations (aside and apart from “best interests)? And, what …

Guardian ad Litem

The latin expression “ad litem” pronounced “ad light um” means “for this suit” or “for the purposes of this lawsuit”. Generally, the expression is used in connection with the term …

Properties Repaired and Rectified

On occasion real estate agents are presented with difficult and challenging facts. There has been damage to a building. It was repaired. The Insurance company paid. But the question is …

Powers of Attorney

Basically, there are two kinds of Powers of Attorney: Personal Care, General for Assets. Most people need them both. The first one deals with daily living decisions which affect the …

Krawchuk v. Scherbak (2012)

This case reached the Supreme Court of Canada on 8 December 2012. Leave to appeal was denied. The Court therefore by implication endorsed the ruling of the Ontario Court of …