Changing The Locks

Changing The Locks

Understanding Ontario’s Moratorium on Commercial Evictions Commercial tenants and landlords alike have been facing grueling financial challenges over the last year. The experts at Frank Feldman Law are here to help you understand your rights. As of January 31, 2021, Ontario Regulation 763/20, made under the Commercial Tenancies Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.L.7, provides that there is[…]

Residential Evictions Back In Play

Residential Evictions Back In Play

Ontario’s Moratorium on Residential Evictions Lifted The Ontario’s temporary ban on residential evictions expired Wednesday, June 2, 2021 along with the province wide Stay-At-Home Order. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing confirmed that the emergency order had not been extended and that the regular residential eviction enforcement process carried out by the Sheriff’s Office[…]

Changes In Workplace Accident Reporting Requirements

Changes In Workplace Accident Reporting Requirements

Effective July 1st, 2021, Ontario Regulation 420/21 amends the workplace accident reporting requirements in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). These amendments apply to the reporting procedures for fatalities, critical injuries, occupational illnesses and other incidents. Changes in Workplace Accident Reporting: 1.    Defines “critically” injured and revokes the previous definition under Regulation 834  “critically[…]

Legal Solutions For Commercial Landlords

Legal Solutions For Commercial Landlords

The moratorium on commercial evictions is looming heavy over many commercial landlords as they struggle with rent arrears and on going government shut downs. However, commercial landlords are afforded legal remedies that may provide solutions to these challenges. As of January 31, 2021, Ontario Regulation 763/20, made under the Commercial Tenancies Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.L.7 (“Ontario[…]

Are Rising Material Costs Cutting Into Your Bottom Line?

Are Rising Material Costs Cutting Into Your Bottom Line?

  The COVID-19 pandemic is having a substantial influence on the global economy resulting in numerous changes to the construction industry. There has been a rapid increase in the cost of construction materials with an ever-growing demand for certain types of  commercial and residential projects alike. Rapidly shifting construction material prices can be financially detrimental to[…]

Understanding Ontario’s Moratorium  on Commercial Evictions

Understanding Ontario’s Moratorium on Commercial Evictions

In early December, the government enacted Bill 229 replacing the Canada Emergency Rent Assistance Program or CECRA with the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Program or CERS. In accordance The Ontario government enacted Ontario Reg. 763/20, creating non-enforcement period of Section 79 of the Commercial Tenancies Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.L.7 or a moratorium on commercial evictions[…]