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A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court.

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A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be  neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court. - en-CA tenant

A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court.

In the case of Bertrand v. Gratton and the Office municipale d’habitation de Laval1, the landlord petitioned for the cancellation of the lease and the eviction of the tenant who owned a dog in violation of the terms of the lease. As an alternate conclusion, ...

Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity

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Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity - EN-US building favour

Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity

When purchasing a residential rental building, it is very important to read and analyze all the leases in effect in order to be aware of the specifics, and any irregularities or inconsistencies such as the existence of rents by favour.

Open letter of Mr François Goulet

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Open letter of Mr François Goulet
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Open letter of Mr François Goulet

I would like to put to your attention a situation with the Rental Board. I have just had a hearing at the Rental Board for the non-payment of rent of one of my tenants ...

The presence of mice does not necessarily mean that an apartment is unfit for habitation

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The presence of mice does not necessarily mean that an apartment is unfit for habitation - EN-CA tenant lease damage dwelling which unfit state black habitation

The presence of mice does not necessarily mean that an apartment is unfit for habitation

In the case of Hekmati vs. Dimitrescu, the tenant filed a request with the Rental Board on February 2nd, 2009 to cancel the lease. He also asks for a 100% reduction of the rent retroactive to January 2009, monetary damages of 5,000$, the return of the deposit ...

The progression of a bill (part 2)

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The progression of a bill (part 2) - EN-CA

The progression of a bill (part 2)

At stages 4, 5 and 6, the bill can be amended, i.e. its author (MNA or Minister) or another MNA can make modifications there. However, at the time of the last stage, that is to say the adoption of the bill, only...