Are You Overpaying for Hydro For Your Apartment?

I just spoke to a couple recently about their situation in how their electricity bill was being calculated.  They thought something was fishy about how high their hydro bill was in comparison to the other tenants in the building.  They found out that while the other apartments were separately metered, their apartment was not. Read More …

Bill C-75: No Improvements on Second Reading

In my previous post on this issue back in June 2018, I lamented about the lack of change for the use of agents in the Criminal Code.  Section 802.1 says this: Despite subsections 800(2) and 802(2), a defendant may not appear or examine or cross-examine Read More …

Bill C-75: A Threat to the Paralegal Scope of Practice

Bill C-75 is a threat to the Paralegal scope of practice.  If not amended, then the bill will effectively remove Paralegals from representing clients or acting as agents for lawyers in criminal cases using the summary conviction process.  Justice Minister Wilson-Raybould seems to think that it Read More …

Buying a House: Your Contract Remedies When Things Go Wrong

We have all heard the horror stories.  The new homeowner buys a house and discovers a problem after the title is transferred.  A leaky basement.  A leaky roof.  Pool or hot tub equipment not working.  Septic system has failed and needs to be replaced.  What Read More …