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The Overly Regulated Internet

In 1997, John Sopinka, then a Supreme Court judge, said that the Internet has enabled individuals to “reach a wide audience with little or no regulation.” This little amount of regulation and the fact that Internet users could hide behind a veil of anonymity, created a peculiar free exchange of ideas. This freedom, in Justice […]
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Taxable and Non-Taxable Income

As per Income Tax Act (“Act”), the tax base is a Canadian resident’s “taxable income” for each taxation year, plus additions and minus permitted deductions. The Act, specifically, states that any income from office, employment, business and property is taxable. However, this list is, in no way, exhaustive, which makes the discourse around taxable and […]
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Contract Assignment

If you’ve been following the real-estate market in any metropolitan city, you’ve most likely overheard the term ‘assignment’ when talking about buying or selling condos.  What is an assignment?  An assignment is the transfer of one party’s interests in a contract of purchase and sale to a separate outside party.  In layman’s terms, an outside […]
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The troublesome tree

When looking to make changes to your property, it’s important to consider the implications it may have on your neighbors. Take a tree for example. You want to alter or remove a tree, that crosses both your, and your neighbor’s property line. Prior to making any alteration to the tree, even its just cutting a […]
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Know Your Rights Before Signing a Gym Contract

  • Posted by Nazli Jelveh
  • On July 17, 2017
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Many people enter into agreements and contracts without knowing exactly what they are getting themselves into. Clicking “I Agree” on the registration forms of different online services or signing waiver forms are examples of such contracts. We have all been there. It is important for consumers of goods and services to know that, while they […]
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Strata Corporation Fines

If you own or rent an apartment in Vancouver, BC, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with your buildings strata management company.  While most people have become comfortable with paying their monthly strata fees, you may not be as inclined to pay a strata bylaw fine.  If you’ve received a ticket for a strata infraction, […]
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