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Category Archives: Housing Law
An Update on the Jurisdiction of Masters in the Court of Queen’s Bench to Set Aside Orders of the RTDRS
Jonnette Watson Hamilton recently posted an article on ABlawg.ca called “Setting Aside Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Orders for Problems with Service: It Can’t Be Done,” in which she discusses a recent written decision by Master Farrington (in Calgary) in … Continue reading
Repost from ABlawg.ca: Constraining a Landlord’s Ability to Terminate a Residential Tenancy by Raising the Rent
Please find below a link to an interesting article published today on ABlawg.ca by Professor Jonnette Watson Hamilton of the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. The article comments on Milner’s Aloha Mobile Home Park (1998) Ltd v Jenkins, 2014 ABQB 229 … Continue reading
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
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
The Centre for Public Legal Education in Alberta (CPLEA) has developed a new resource called After the Flood for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta. You can find it at their blog, http://www.cplea.ca/blog/?p=2980 , as well as a link to an audio Q&A … Continue reading