This practical guide provides a succinct overview of the principles of the common law of property in Canada's common law provinces and territories and a guide to the history and fundamental principles of Aboriginal title. This 2nd edition incorporates new and leading cases in real and personal property in context with statutes from across Canada highlighting intervening changes in the law since the publication of the first edition. The guide features:
- Expanded and updated analysis of Aboriginal title
- Thorough analysis of the fundamental principles of personal property including the doctrine of possession, finding, gifts, bailment and choses in action
- Clear breakdown of real property issues including a historical framework, the common law doctrines of tenures and estates, future interests, co-ownership, rights and obligations of the freehold estate holder and land conveyancing systems
Other features of this guide include a highly readable and readily understandable writing style, illustrations and flow charts to visually distil the basic doctrines, a bibliography of other resources for more in-depth research, a table of cases and a comprehensive key word index.