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How to verify that your condo directors have taken the mandatory training?

Canada - June 15 2022 As our readers know, all Ontario condo directors must complete mandatory training, failing which they are automatically disqualified from office…

Can “pet-free” condos pass a rule allowing cats?

Canada - June 8 2022 An interesting case came out of the Condo Authority Tribunal recently. It dealt with the situation of a condo corporation who had historically not…

Are condo *officers* held to a lower standard than directors?

Canada - May 27 2022 As most of our readers know, the affairs of a condo corporation are managed by a board of directors. But the Condo Act also require that the board…

Can condo owners ask for DRAFT AGM minutes?

Canada - May 17 2022 As most of our readers know, AGM minutes are submitted to owners for approval at the following AGM. A question that often comes up is whether owners…

Provincial Elections: Do you know the rules on canvassing in condos?

Canada - May 12 2022 Ontario’s provincial election is just around the corner. Blue, green, orange and red electoral signs (we listed them in alphabetical order) are…

Can owners park oversize trucks in condo parkings?

Canada - May 2 2022 A Toronto condo corporation was in dispute with the tenant of a parking unit over the size of their truck. The matter was brought to the Condo…

Can a condo candidate demand a neutral chairperson?

Canada - April 4 2022 In a recent case, the court was asked to rule on the fairness of an upcoming condo election. The takeaway is that courts are not likely to entertain…

Court evicts condo tenants and their dangerous dogs

Canada - March 24 2022 In a recent case, the Superior Court of Justice evicted condo tenants and their dangerous dogs. An interesting aspect of this case is that it was…

Ontario lifting (most) COVID measures on Monday: what it means for condos

Canada - March 15 2022 On March 9, 2022, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health announced the lifting of many of the remaining COVID measures, including those pertaining…

Can the City Assist Condos in Short-Term Rental Bans?

Canada - March 9 2022 Some major municipalities in Ontario, including Ottawa and Toronto are (or already have) implemented municipal By-laws governing short-term rentals in…