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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 26, 2023
What About a Director’s Request for Records?

In a recent case, a Director made a request for records, and the condominium corporation treated this request like any other request by an owner. The condominium corporation withheld records in accordance with Section 55 (4) of the Condominium Act, and also demanded fees for the requested records in accordance with the regulations that apply to requests for records by owners. The Director then applied to the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT), arguing that these restrictions should not apply to him as a Director.

By James Davidson, | Article
April 21, 2023
Matters Falling Outside the CAT’s Jurisdiction

In three recent decisions, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) confirmed that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to decide disputes that are fundamentally about alleged inadequate repair or maintenance (and not fundamentally about nuisance prohibited by the condominium’s governing documents).

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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