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The seventh edition of this publication was prepared to incorporate the vast changes in the law of trusts since the previous edition. It is meant to provide students, practitioners and teachers of the subject with a clear structure for understanding the basic law of trusts, while providing insight into the complexities of trust law. The textual material is designed to give students a framework for understanding and analyzing the cases and materials that will enable them to be self-directed in learning. This edition has been updated to include the many new developments in the law of trusts since the last edition. Highlights of the seventh edition include: • Analysis of recent case law regarding resulting trusts – Pecore v. Pecore; and alteration or termination of trusts – Re S. (N.) (Trustees of); • A revised consideration of charitable trusts, including new material on charitable fundraising and administrative versus cy-près schemes; • Extensive rewriting and revision of the chapters on Creation of Express Trusts and Constructive Trusts to clarify and update materials, including addition of new notes and case law; • Addition of new material regarding the powers and rights of trustees; • Significant developments regarding breach of trust, including insights from Privy Council Case, Campbell v. Hogg and discussion on tracing among non-wrongful contributors; • Comprehensive references to legislation in all the common law provinces and territories wherever statutory materials are reproduced.