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September 7, 2023
Hyundai Vehicle Recall: Does a Condominium Corporation Have Any Resulting Obligations?

Recent news reports indicate that Hyundai has issued recall notices (in relation to certain vehicles) due to apparent risks of oil pump failures. The reports also indicate that Hyundai has advised the vehicle owners that they can continue to drive the vehicles, but has recommended that they park the vehicles outdoors and away from structures until the necessary recall remedy is carried out.

What obligations, if any, does this place on condominium corporations?

By James Davidson, | Article
July 31, 2023
Noise Complaints – What Are a Condominium Corporation’s Obligations?

In a recent decision, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) held that the condominium corporation had failed to meet its obligations to a noise complainant. The Tribunal also ordered the condominium corporation to cover a significant portion of the complainant’s costs. The Tribunal’s decision contains some helpful statements about the obligations of condominium corporations when dealing with noise complaints.

By James Davidson, | Article
April 27, 2023
Vacant Unit and Underused Housing Tax

Does your condominium need to file a declaration for the City of Ottawa Vacant Unit Tax? If yes, the declaration must be made by April 30, 2023. Read on to see if your condominium might qualify as a residential property subject to the Vacant Unit Tax or the Underused Housing Tax implemented by the Federal Government.

By Cheryll Wood, | Article

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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.

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