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April 1, 2022
Reporting Energy and Water Use in Condominiums

Under the regulation for Reporting of Energy Consumption and Water Use, large building owners are required to report their building’s energy and water use annually. Beginning in 2023, buildings which measure 50,000 square feet (in gross floor area) or larger must report this consumption for the previous calendar year.

March 17, 2022
Electric Vehicles and Chargers – An Update on Funding

As we all know, electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to grow dramatically in popularity over the coming years (owing to climate change and potentially heightened world oil prices). As a result, more and more condominiums will be considering EV charging systems. What are the options in terms of funding for these systems?

By James Davidson, | Article
March 14, 2022
The Rights of Owners to See Legal Bills (Subject to Redacting)

In a recent decision, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) has again confirmed the rights of owners to see legal bills (received by the condominium corporation), subject to appropriate redacting to remove privileged information and other information falling with Section 55(4) of the Condominium Act 1998 (the Act).

By James Davidson, | Article
March 8, 2022
City to Implement Short-Term Rental By-law

The City of Ottawa has recently sent a “Notice to Condominium Corporations” about the implementation of the City’s new Short-Term Rental By-law. Enforcement of the City’s by-law will begin on April 1, 2022.

By James Davidson, | 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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