Condo Law Blog
The latest on Condominium Law
A selection of important articles and podcasts from our team
Many of our readers in Ottawa may have received (or seen) notices about a “Service Line Warranty Program” offered by Service Line Warranties of Canada. What does this mean for condominium corporations?
A recent decision of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) offers some guidance on the following questions: When does a Policy make sense? When is a Rule the better option?
Progress has been made toward the City’s implementation of new regulation of short-term rentals in Ottawa.
Click here to read more about what’s important for condos to know about this new regime.
Ontario’s emergency and stay at home order has now been extended until at least May 20, 2021. The province has also added some new enforcement measures and has “tweaked” the activities that are permitted (as essential) during the stay-at-home period. What are some of the key implications for condominium corporations?
Condominium corporations have a duty to accommodate residents with disabilities… to the point of undue hardship. Sometimes these accommodation rights may come into conflict with the rights of the other owners and occupants. A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court shows how these competing rights may sometimes need to be balanced.
The CCIEO will be hosting its chapter event for April: “Speed Dating – Condo Style”, a unique and fun opportunity to interact with, and ask your questions directly to, a panel of condo experts!
Click here to read more and to register.
Episode 11 - Condo Crunch 1 - Condo Board Responsibilities
The team at DHA is delighted with the amazing turnout at the first “Condo Crunch” webinar. To ensure our next session continues to meet the needs of the industry, we want to hear from you!
Click here to vote on the topic of our next Condo Crunch – scheduled for May 20th.
*This is the blog that was mentioned during our last DHA Condo Crunch!*
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court offers some helpful direction about the potential personal liability of condominium directors.
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court confirms a condominium’s policy requiring residents to wear masks on indoor common elements due to COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions.
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Condo Cases Across Canada
A quarterly publication of the Canadian Condominium Institute, National Chapter.
Each issue contains summaries of some of the latest condominium decisions (from Courts and Administrative Tribunals) across the country. Not all cases are summarized. But most of the key condominium cases are summarized.
Editor: James Davidson, LLB., FCCI
Jim has been practicing condominium law for over 30 years. He represents condominium corporations, their directors, owners, and insurers throughout Eastern Ontario. His experience also includes building deficiencies, shared property interests, co-ownership and construction law.