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 …

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 …

Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act

There have been some recent changes to the Highway Traffic Act that have been passed and are now awaiting proclamation by the Lieutenant Governor.  A lot of them have to do with the upcoming introduction of the Cannabis Act, 2017.  But, there are a couple Read More …

What “Caveat Emptor” Means When Buying a Home

  My clients sold a house.  That’s why they were sued in Small Claims Court.  Caveat Emptor was their defence and they won. My clients didn’t come to me right away.  They thought they could handle it on their own, but the buyer of my Read More …