The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in P.A.R.C.E.L. Inc. v. Acquaviva, 2015 ONCA 331 that section 8 of the Interest Act may apply to a promissory note even where it is not directly secured by a mortgage.
Questions of jurisdiction and conflict of laws are complicated at the best of times, let alone in the context of estate litigation.
At trial, the Judge held that the plaintiff and the defendant real estate agents should share the 10% commission on the sale of a plaza and gas station.
February 23, 2015
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently had a chance to consider the law regarding exclusion clauses in the lease context.
On an appeal from an arbitration under the Condominium Act, in 90 George Street Ltd. v. Ottawa Carleton Standard Condominium Corporation No. 815, 2015 ONSC 336, Justice Patrick Smith applied a correctness standard of review.