Materiality ~ The Fundamental Principles

The issue of “materiality was recently considered by the Supreme Court of Canada in Sharbern Holding Inc. v. Vancouver Airport Centre Ltd. (2011). The important aspects of the test for materiality …

Litigation Timeline

How long does litigation take? Let’s have a look at a real case, namely Krawchuk v. Scherbak. The purchaser bought the property in June 2004. The foundation was unstable and …

SPIS and the Entire Agreement Clause

In 2007, the purchasers Adam and Olga Soboczynski bought a house in London, Ontario from Don and Louise Beauchamp. They had owned the house since 2001 and had not experienced …

Negligent Misrepresentations and the Law

In Ontario, there are two bodies of law which must be considered in respect to misrepresentations: contract and tort. Contract If the misrepresentation is serious enough, then the victim may …