Consumer Protection Act: Unfair Practices

Ontario homeowners have built in protections from the Consumer protection act. One part of the consumer protection act specifically prohibits unfair business practices. The Consumer Protection Act is available online at https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/02c30#BK17. Unfair practices are defined in two different ways under the Act: 1) to make false, misleading or deceptive representations and 2) to make…

What is a Lien?

A lien is a legal claim or a right against property that has been properly filed against the property. Having a lien on property typically prevents a homeowner from selling or refinancing the property unless the lien holder agrees to discharge or postpone their interest. In the context of HVAC rental agreements, the technical term…