An evolving trend is the “pop-up” store. A pop-up store is a space occupied by a tenant in a commercial development, typically for a short term (six to 12 months), to promote a sampling of its products. Due to these unique circumstances, the negotiation of these short-term occupancy agreements can bring a variety of challenges.
Partner and head of the firm’s real estate and development practice group, Debbie Bellinger, was recently interviewed for the April issue of The Ontario Construction Report regarding the importance of collaboration and co-operation between multiple owners/interests and contractors for the success of development projects.
What do construction licensing laws mean for Indigenous communities? In our latest Indigenous Law blog post, Stephane Serafin looks at licensing laws across Canada and their impact on First Nations communities.
Legislation is notorious for being hyper-granular and specific one moment, and then vague and unclear the next. Sometimes the issue you’re interested in is entirely absent from the act. This can make interpretation very difficult for lawyers, and even more so for those who don’t have a legal background. So what happens when the piece of legislation you are relying on is silent on an issue?
Three individuals tried to gain control of a Toronto condo board and its multimillion-dollar budget by manipulating the director election process, an investigation by Ottawa law firm Nelligan O’Brien Payne has found.