Please click this link for full text of the recent decision of the B.C. Superme Court in Mao v. Liu(2017 BCSC 226) This case confirmed that a Purchaser of property from a Court Ordered sale has liability for withholding 25% of sales proceeds pending clearance from Revenue Canada where a Defendant is a non-Canadian resident.
Please see this link for the most recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada on implied consent and the ability to provide information statements under PIPEDA. I will speak to this decision as it relates to Alberta only.
In a decision from last fall, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a judge’s order that preferred a sale of a property in foreclosure over transferring title to the highest priority lender, where that sale generated surplus funds for other creditors.