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I have a lease that was signed in Quebec mos in September

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I have a lease that was signed in Quebec for 10 mos in September 2010. I have given notice on October 1, 2015 that I will be vacating the premise on Feb.28, 2016. I am leaving the province to move to Alberta to join my family. My landlord came back and said I am obliged to pay rent until the the end of June.
When I signed the lease back in 2010, I was new to the province. My landlord never informed me that the lease was automatically renewed.
In reading my lease prior to sending notice, the fact that a new lease was signed me...indicated that my lease was of indeterminate term. In which case I presented him with what I thought was the proper notice,
I have verified that was he has written is indeed the truth .
What is my recourse ?
Marika xxxxx
As he never indicated anything to me
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

I am not quite following.

Did you sign a new lease each year?

If so was the last one that you signed for a full year?And does it end in June?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I never signed a lease after the first lease
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

So where does he get the idea that it ends in June?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It appears that you are not familiar with Quebec lease laws
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will connect withy Canadian lawyer . Thank uou
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

I am a Canadian lawyer but I am not in Quebec. There are no active experts from Quebec on the site right now so I was trying to help you out. I know the laws are different in Quebec than in the rest of Canada.

I can opt out if you like.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No thank you

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