Update: On June 26, 2020, the Government of Manitoba introduced a temporary ban on commercial evictions in an effort to drive increased participation in the federal-provincial Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent… Read More
On June 5, 2020, the Saskatchewan government announced commercial eviction protection for certain small business tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The commercial eviction protection program has been implemented by way of… Read More
This blog was originally published on May 21, 2020.
Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement regarding the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (“CECRA”) program in April, the Canada Mortgage and Housing… Read More
Saskatchewan has now confirmed that its non-profit organizations, condominium corporations, co-operatives, and new generation co-operatives are able to hold their annual general meetings (“AGM”) by telephone, video conference, or other… Read More
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (“CECRA”) program during his April 24 address to the nation. The CECRA provides at least 75% rent forgiveness for… Read More
Many British Columbia strata corporations may be concerned about upcoming annual general meetings (“AGM”) or special general meetings (“SGM”) held by the strata council due to the COVID-19 social distancing… Read More
Despite the current pandemic, in the absence of an express right in the commercial lease agreement, tenants cannot unilaterally withhold rents without running the risk of putting themselves into a… Read More