Waiver and Promissory Estoppel
From: Law of Contracts, 2/e
Discussion of the concepts of a party to an agreement waiving its right to insist on strict performance, and of a party being bound by a gratuitous promise intending to be binding and acted upon.
John D. McCamus, BA, MA, LLB, LLM, LSM, LLD (Hon), FRSC, is a professor of law and university professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, a faculty which he served as dean from 1982 to 1987. He is a member of the Ontario Bar. Prior to joining the faculty at Osgoode, he spent a year as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Chief Justice Laskin.