Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Landlord and Tenant / Legislation / Limitation of Actions / Liquor Control

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433459514


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Landlord and Tenant
Jack Fleming, B.A., LL.B. & James D.M. Fraser, B.Sc. (Eng), LL.B.

A keen understanding of the legal framework governing landlord and tenant issues is imperative for advancing and defending claims in this highly regulated sphere. This title comprehensively covers both the residential and commercial tenancy regimes. National in scope, it gives both practitioners and academics a keen understanding of the pertinent legislation in every Canadian jurisdiction.

Ruth Sullivan, B.A., M.A., B.C.L., LL.B., M.Leg.

Statute law is the primary source of contemporary law. With the significant rise in legislative enactments and regulations in today's legal landscape, this area of law is of fundamental importance to every practitioner. Written by Canada's leading authority on statutory interpretation, this title is the seminal source for understanding the construction, use, interpretation and meaning of legislation, essential skills for every practitioner and every law student.

Limitation of Actions
Graeme Mew, B.A., LL.B.

The limitation of actions is a fundamental branch of the law of civil procedure. With significant changes to the rules relating to limitation periods in recent years, a practical guidebook is imperative to fully understand this critical area of law. Written by a leading authority on limitations law, this title provides an in-depth, user-friendly framework for understanding and calculating limitation periods in various types of actions across Canada.

Liquor Control
Wendy Litner, H.B.A., LL.B.

This title provides a nationally comprehensive overview of the liquor control and licensing laws in every province and territory, with overlapping legislative regimes operating in tandem. It sets out a clear and concise summary of provincial liquour laws, as well as a detailed analysis of the relevant rules in this highly regulated field.

Table of Contents

Landlord and Tenant

I. Introduction
II. Residential Tenancies
III. Commercial Tenancies


I. Introduction
II. Interpretation Acts
III. Components of Legislation
IV. The Operation of Legislation
V. Application
VI. The Modern Principle of Statutory Interpretation
VII. Determining the Meaning of the Legislative Text
VIII. Determining Legislative Intent
IX. Overlap and Conflict Resolution

Limitation of Actions

I. Introduction
II. Time and Discoverability
III. Application of Provincial Limitation Periods
IV. Exemptions and Exceptions to Limitations Provisions
V. Conflicts of Law and other Procedural Issues
VI. Equitable Doctrines
VII. Actions Respecting Property

Liquor Control

I. Jurisdiction
II. Federal Regime
III. Provincial Regimes


Jack Fleming, B.A., LL.B. & James D.M. Fraser, B.Sc. (Eng), LL.B. / Ruth Sullivan, B.A., M.A., B.C.L., LL.B., M.Leg. / Graeme Mew, B.A., LL.B. / Wendy Litner, H.B.A., LL.B.

Jack Fleming, B.A., LL.B., Executive Director of North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services, and former Adjunct Professor at Queen's University Law School, has practised residential tenancies law for over 30 years. Mr. Fleming is also the author of Residential Tenancies in Ontario, 3rd Edition, the foremost treatise on landlord and tenant law in Ontario, which has been cited in many tribunal and court decisions, including the Ontario Court of Appeal.

James D. M. Fraser, B.Sc. (Eng), LL.B., is a Partner with McLean Kerr LLP in Toronto. With over 30 years of experience in commercial leasing, Mr. Fraser's expertise includes all aspects of commercial leasing, including the offer to lease, negotiation of the lease, enforcement, and surrender of the lease. He has written on the topic of tenant's rights and remedies in a commercial lease, among other publications. He is a frequent contributor to the Shopping Centre Newsletter, and the co-author of LexisNexis Canada's Canadian Forms & Precedents – Commercial Transactions – Commercial Tenancies, 2nd Edition.

Ruth Sullivan, B.A., M.A., B.C.L., LL.B., M.Leg., was a lecturer in English literature and composition at Concordia University before studying law. From 1984 until her retirement in 2011, she was a Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa and a former Director of the Legislative Drafting Program. She is the author of Sullivan on the Construction of Statutes, the leading treatise on statutory interpretation in Canada. Her work in statutory interpretation draws on her long-standing interest in linguistics, as well as her considerable experience as a legislative drafter with the federal Department of Justice.

Graeme Mew, B.A., LL.B., is a lawyer and a dispute resolution professional. He is a partner in the Toronto office of Clyde & Co Canada LLP, and a member of the Chambers of Sue Carr QC at Four New Square in London, England. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is accredited as a mediator by the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR). He has litigated, arbitrated or mediated a wide variety of civil disputes involving insurance law, contract and tort law, professional liability, commercial transactions, financial services, international and cross-border issues, sports law and liability of directors and officers. He is the author of The Law of Limitations, 2nd Edition, published by LexisNexis Canada.

Wendy Litner, H.B.A., LL.B., is a legal researcher and writer. She clerked for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Newmarket, and worked for several years as an Associate in the Labour, Employment and Education Law Group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She has served as a contributing editor for numerous other Halsbury's Laws of Canada titles, including Access to Information and Privacy, Betting, Gaming and Lotteries, Condominiums, Consumer Protection, Landlord and Tenant, Legislation, and Municipal.

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