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, WE ARE tenant in a commercial space that has fallen

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JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: WE ARE tenant in a commercial space that has fallen behind in our rent payment for the past 4 months. total arrears is around $30,000. . the landlord will not take 1/2 of the payment today, with the balance within 30 days and is saying that the sheriff will be here tomorrow to lock our doors. business has been improving recently
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I already approved payment
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

What province is this please?

Does the lease provide that you can be locked out if you go into default?

What would the sheriff be needed to lock the doors. That doesn't make any sense. Is there an order against you yet?