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Changes to the Residential Tenancy Act in British Columbia – the good, the bad and the ugly!

Within the last six months the BC Government has made some significant changes to the Residential Tenancy Act (“RTA”) which will impact future and existing tenancy agreements –effectively making the legislation retroactive. Retroactive legislation is NEVER advisable.  People make business and financial decisions every day on the basis of the existing legal and regulatory framework.  Changes to the law are inevitable, but normally they are prospective, meaning that they take… Read More »Changes to the Residential Tenancy Act in British Columbia – the good, the bad and the ugly!