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Good Faith and Honest Contracting – Impacts of Bhasin v. Hrynew on Land Agreements

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

In 1796, George Washington’s presidential farewell letter included the advice, “that honesty is always the best policy.” Curiously, since Confederation, honesty has never been an established principle of Canadian contract law. As polite as Canadians may be, they reserved the right to be self-serving when it came to contract performance. This has changed. In November 2014, the Supreme […]

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Trust Agreements and Trust Declarations

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Trust agreements and trust declarations are some of the most common business tools being used in the Canadian oil and gas industry. However, many people drafting, executing, and administering these tools are not aware of their importance and the best practices for their use. This article will shed a bit of light on key issues […]

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