February 2016

Changes to Property Transfer Tax in BC
On February 16, 2016, as part of the BC Government’s 2016 budget announcement, the Government introduced several changes to the property transfer tax regime in British Columbia.
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Don’t Be Frustrated by Pre-Closing Damage!
Maison Development & Construction Ltd. v. Jefferson, 2015 BCSC 1329In a recent decision, the BC Supreme Court dealt with the doctrines of specific performance and frustration, and how they apply to the destruction of buildings prior to closing.
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