Publications

More Changes Coming to the Mortgage Industry?

It would be difficult to overstate the impact of changes to the Canadian housing market over the last few years. While facing ever-growing real estate prices, homebuyers hoping to qualify for a conventional mortgage now must grapple with a stringent mortgage...

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Why having a will is important

While you aren’t legally required to have a will, it’s certainly a good idea to arrange one, regardless of your age, family status, or socio-economic status. A will is a legal document that acts as a guide as to how you want your estate to be divided and distributed...

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What’s in a name?

When starting a new business venture, selecting a name can be as big or as little of a deal as you want! Selecting a name, however, does not protect it. If your business name holds high value for you, particularly if you intend for it to become a brand name or...

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Legislative Changes Affecting Endangered Species in Ontario

Background In January 2019, the Ontario provincial government launched a consultation on how best to update and modernize the 10-year old Endangered Species Act (the “Act”). The government posted a Discussion Paper outlining the changes of the Act to the Environmental...

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Noise By-Law Amendment a Relief to Construction Industry

After five years, the dust has finally settled on Toronto’s revamped noise by-law, coming with a collective sigh of relief from the construction industry. Upon approaching ten years since the by-law was last updated, city councilors believed tighter regulations were...

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Ontario Businesses to Benefit from PC’s 2019 Budget

Earlier this month, the provincial government revealed its highly anticipated 2019 Budget. While some aspects of the Budget have garnered considerable media attention, such as adjustments to education and healthcare spending, the Budget’s impact to the business...

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