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Kelly Santini Presents IBPoC Emerging Artist Award

January 2021

Kelly Santini is honoured to be presenting this year’s Ottawa Arts Council Emerging Artist Award. The award recognizes and encourages the achievements of Ottawa artists who are in the early stages of their career in the arts and are working towards becoming recognized professional artists, while engaging with the community….

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As if COVID Wasn’t Bad Enough, Now We Have Zombies

Just in time for Halloween. A zombie deed is a document which is signed during a property owner’s lifetime but registered on title after the owner dies. In modern legal terminology, this should be referred to by the less catchy name of “zombie acknowledgment and direction”.  In a relatively recent…

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FAQs: Force majeure, Frustration, and COVID-19

The legal consequences of COVID-19 related shutdowns and interruptions are only beginning to be felt throughout the world. Parties involved in any form of contract are now examining their obligations and options, including invoking force majeure clauses or frustration.  Below, we answer common questions about force majeure or frustration and…

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COVID-19 and Residential Real Estate Transactions

Kelly Santini’s residential real estate group is fully operational during the COVID-19 outbreak and we have made a number of modifications to our operations to accommodate the needs of our staff and clients. We are also working closely with our bank and other service providers to develop procedures that allow…

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