All landlords and tenants in Ontario should be aware that as of April 30, 2018, a new standard-form residential lease must be used for almost all new residential leases. Who Is Affected. The standard lease will be required for all residential tenancies that are regulated under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the “RTA”). This includes tenancies in…

On December 14, 2016, the provincial government received the final report on the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation itself. One of the most interesting aspects of this report is its criticism of how the Tarion Warranty Corporation currently manages three distinct (and seemingly conflicted) aspects of the new home warranty scheme, being (1)…