This week’s post discusses settlement agreements (a type of contract) and how they’re interpreted by the courts. Often times, parties will attempt to revise a deal after its agreed upon by trying to insert new words or meanings that aren’t present within the four corners of the document. This is rarely a good idea.

Last month I described the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants; this month’s column discusses the rights and responsibilities of hotels and their guests.

Around 28% of Ontario households rent their home.

The year 2016 brings with it exciting new changes and importantly - new laws.

Not surprisingly, untrue statements are often an important issue in lawsuits.