If a tenant has not paid rent for the past year, is that tenant liable to eviction?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Dourada Investment Inc. v. V. Melfi Holding Ltd., 2017 ONSC 4901 (CanLII):

[97] But if the tenant remains without paying rent, then at common law, the tenant is there at the sufferance of the landlord and is subject to ejectment: see Burritt v. Dunham, [1847] O.J. No. 18, 4 U.C.R. 99 (U.C.Q.B.).

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