Author Archives: Brent Desruisseaux

About Brent Desruisseaux

Brent recently graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. He was a clinical student at the Edmonton Community Legal Centre during the 2013-2014 school year. He is currently articling in Nelson, BC.

Relating “Equitable Relief and Residential Tenancies” to Alberta

Last week, we discussed the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s decision in Metro Housing Corp v Ganitano (2014 BCCA 10). The justices concluded that termination of a tenancy under the B.C. Residential Tenancy Act for late or non-payment of rent was properly characterized as a forfeiture … Continue reading

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Equitable Relief and Residential Tenancies

It is very rare – and hence worthy of note – for a residential tenancy matter to wind its way to a court of appeal.  On January 13, 2014 the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Metro … Continue reading

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