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Ministry overhauls meth guidelines to curb “paranoia” in the real estate market

The standard for methamphetamine contamination levels that prompt a house clean-up should be four times as high in many cases, a government-funded report says. The Ministry of Health has released its new recommendations for meth contamination clean-up and says the current standard is too high much of the time. Since 2010, ministry guidelines have said […]

‘Bad’ tenants let off the hook for damage after court ruling

Bad tenants are being unfairly let off the hook for property damage after a court decision, landlords say. The Court of Appeal ruled last week that tenants who caused a fire by leaving oil unattended on a stove in 2009 could not be held financially liable. The Residential Tenancies Act states tenants can be made to pay […]