Recently you’ve seen more statements from our firm speaking out about events in the news. The theme running through these statements is that they relate to racism. The point in making these statements is to acknowledge that racism exists in our world, and Ottawa and Canada are no exceptions.
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Our firm has taken some time to reflect on the recent news reporting the finding of an unmarked mass grave containing the remains of 215 children at the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
The Federal government’s Greener Homes Grant program is live. We break down who’s eligible for the Grant, what it covers, and how to claim a reimbursement.
Episode 12 - Condo Crunch 2 - Common Element Modifications
As our readers will know, the jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) has recently been expanded to include disputes about pets, parking, storage and related entitlements to indemnification / compensation. A recent decision of the Tribunal is welcome for two reasons: (1) CAT has upheld a weight restriction in a condominium’s Pet Rules; and (2) CAT has also awarded enforcement costs (payable by the non-compliant owner).
The Province of Ontario has extended the deadline for condominium Managers holding Transitional Licences to meet the requirements for a General Licence (for condominium management services).
Ontario’s announcement today included news on a new three-step roadmap for reopening Ontario, tied to vaccination levels, and outdoor amenities being allowed to reopen this weekend!
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?
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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.