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Is this Condo Rule Legal?

Canada - September 13 2018 A question we often get from our readers is whether a particular condo rule is valid. Naturally, we can’t answer specific questions without a thorough…

Municipal Elections: Can Condo Owners Post Electoral Signs?

Canada - September 6 2018 With October coming up, we can all probably expect to see pumpkin patches, coloured leaves, chai lattes and…. electoral signs! Indeed, Ontario…

Should Condo Owners be Allowed to Inspect Proxy Forms?

Canada - August 21 2018 The Condominium Authority Tribunal was recently asked to rule on whether condo owners should be allowed to inspect unredacted copies of the proxy form…

New Regulations Applicable to Condo Pools

Canada - August 8 2018 With the warm summer we are experiencing, a pool is certainly a hot amenity to have in a condominium building. New regulations governing the operation…

Register Your Condo Corporation with the CAO !

Canada - August 2 2018 Some Ontario condo corporations are still “Missing in Action” and have not yet registered with the Condo Authority of Ontario. The good news is that…

Corporations Must Act Fast When Condo Owners Requisition a Meeting of Owners

Canada - August 1 2018 There is presently a fair bit of confusion with respect to how a special meeting of owners is requisitioned and called. This is due, at least in part…

Survey your Owners Before you Adopt a Rule on Tobacco and Cannabis

Canada - July 25 2018 We have help quite a few condominium corporations pass rules dealing with tobacco and cannabis. Systematically, the single most important question…

The Basics: How easy is it to distinguish between rigorous commercial bargaining and economic duress?

Canada - July 24 2018 Commercial pressure exists wherever one party to a commercial transaction is in a stronger bargaining position than the other party and claims for…

Should Condo Owners be Able to Get Information About Other Owners?

Canada - July 17 2018 We are often asked whether condo owners are entitled to get the list of names and addresses of the other owners. Some feel that owners should be able…

How to Complete the New Condo Proxy

Canada, USA - June 6 2018 You will recall that, in early May, the province issued a new and improved version of the Condo Proxy Form. The information on this new form is…