Narrowing Aboriginal Land Claims

Posted in Featured Articles, News & Events

Here's a great article we found discussiing the  B.C. Court of Appeal’s decision in Roger William v. British Columbia which has narrowed Aboriginal land claim rights. We are expecting this to be appealed by the Supreme Court of Canada. http://business.financialpost.com/2012/07/18/court-narrows-claim-to-specific-land-areas/ photo credit: Michelle Siu/The Canadian Press....

Business Leases – Parking Issues

Posted in Business Law, Featured Articles

A lease agreement for a business premise is one of the more complicated documents a business owner will encounter. Many issues are covered it a lease agreement some of which are often overlooked during the negotiation process. Overlooking minor issues during lease negotiations can lead....

Real Estate Is Tough On Trees

Posted in Business Law, Featured Articles, Real Estate

Completing a real estate transaction is tough on trees. The amount of paper required for our file alone (not to mention the realtor’s file/mortgage broker’s file/other lawyer’s file/ect...) is significant. Sale files are not that bad but purchase and mortgage files can get quite thick. In....

Estate Planning Your Title

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When purchasing a home, you will need to decide how to register your title. This will involve at least some basic estate planning choices being made. The most common option is for spouses to register as joint tenants. This means they will each own an undivided....

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