The Rules of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) allow CAT to dismiss applications that are determined to be vexatious or otherwise improper. [CAT can also dismiss applications that are determined to fall outside CAT’s jurisdiction or are considered too minor to justify a dispute.]
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As our readers will know, the jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) was expanded in the fall of 2020. And we expect to see further increases to CAT’s jurisdiction in the coming months and years.
A recent CAT decision nicely reveals this “expanded jurisdiction in action”.
The idea of mandatory vaccination is a “hot topic of discussion” in many corners of our society, including condominium communities. Many of our clients have asked: “Can we make vaccination mandatory for condominium staff or contractors (particularly if they ever need to enter the units)?” “Can we make vaccination mandatory for condominium residents?” “Can we make vaccination mandatory for use of particular amenities?” These are understandable questions, given the scientific evidence about the ability of the vaccines to control the spread (and impact) of Covid-19.
The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has prepared and posted some guides to assist condominium owners and directors. The guides can be found on the “Resources” page of the CAO website.
This Friday, the 16th of July, Ontario is moving into the 3rd step of the reopen roadmap. Here’s what is changing for masking requirements in condominiums.
This Friday, the 16th of July, Ontario is moving into the 3rd step of the reopen roadmap. Here’s what this means for indoor pools and indoor recreational facilities, including gyms, in condominiums.