Category Archives: Landlord/Tenant

Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation

By: Amy Matychuk and Jo-Ann Munn Gafuik PDF Version: Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation Legislation Commented On: Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation, Alta Reg 98/2006 In the Fall of 2016 the Public Interest Law Clinic at … Continue reading

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Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence? Case Commented On: Singh v RJB Developments Inc., 2016 ABPC 305 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Twice: The Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Board’s Power to Correct for Procedural Unfairness

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Don’t Think Twice: The Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Board’s Power to Correct for Procedural Unfairness Case Commented On: Hewitt v Barlow, 2016 ABQB 81 (CanLII) It may be a good idea to accord the … Continue reading

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For Shame: An Obvious and Fundamental Breach of Natural Justice by the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS)

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: For Shame: An Obvious and Fundamental Breach of Natural Justice by the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS) Case Commented On: Kerr v Coulombe, 2016 ABQB 11 (CanLII) A tenant, Gary Kerr, showed up … Continue reading

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Setting Aside Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Orders for Problems with Service: It Can’t Be Done

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Setting Aside Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Orders for Problems with Service: It Can’t Be Done Case Commented On: Abougouche v Miller, 2015 ABQB 724 (CanLII) As the recently-appointed Master in Chambers, James R. … Continue reading

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