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Tag Archives: Residential Tenancies Act
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 Richard Zorza’s Access to Justice Blog: New York Making Big Progress on Multi-Lingual Court Orders
Please find below a link to a post from accesstojustice.net, authored by internationally-renowned access to justice expert Richard Zorza. In it, Mr. Zorza, who coordinates the (American) national Self Represented Litigation Network, comments on the compliance and efficiency benefits of … Continue reading
The Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (“RTDRS”) hears applications brought by landlords and tenants, such as for eviction for unpaid rent, the return of improperly withheld damage deposits and a reduction in (or abatement of) rent when a landlord has … 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