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REDMA came into force on January 1, 2005 and we have now had almost a decade in working under REDMA and the Policy Statements issued by the Superintendent of Real Estate (“SoRE”).  In the spring the BC Government introduced Bill 17 to the Legislature, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, which provided a number of refinements to REDMA that will assist ...

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The British Columbia Supreme Court’s recent decision in Atco Lumber Ltd. v. Kootenay Boundary (Regional District) has raised questions about the validity of statutory rights of way (SRWs) that aim to impose positive obligations on property owners.  The Atco decision is particularly important to municipalities, public utilities and other entities that regularly rely ...

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Frequent readers of Lawson Lundell's blogs may recall a post from October 2012, in which we wrote about a Supreme Court of Canada decision that some believed, at the time, would result in the “death knell” for the remedy of specific performance in Canada at least in respect of commercial real estate transactions.  Since then, many courts have indeed grappled with ...

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