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Condo Adviser Blog

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Has the Condo Tribunal Delivered all that it Promised to?

Canada - November 14 2018 The “new” Condo Tribunal started hearing and adjudicating condo-related disputes on November 1, 2017. A year later, what have we learned? What…

Can Condos Terminate a Snow Removal Contract Early?

Canada - November 9 2018 “Can we terminate our snow removal contractor?” This is a question condo managers and directors hear fairly often from dissatisfied owners. So, what…

New Education Requirements for Condo Managers Renewing their General Licence in 2019

Canada - November 5 2018 While there had been a bit of a lull in the implementation of the amendments to the Condo Act since the change of the guard at Queens park, things…

Cannabis Rules: What Do Condo Owners Think?

Canada - October 31 2018 I know what you are thinking: “Please, not another post on cannabis.” I hear you. I really do. Over the last while, updates regarding the legalization…

Changes to the Smoke-Free Act Affecting Condos

Canada - October 23 2018 As our readers know already [unless you have been hiding under a rock or have been under the influence of some recently legalized substance], cannabis…

Smoking Cannabis in Condos is Not a Protected Human Right

Canada - October 16 2018 Only days before the legalization of cannabis, the Human Rights Commission of Ontario has issued a Policy Statement on Cannabis and the Human Rights…

Must Condos Grandfather Cannabis Smoking When Adopting a Rule?

Canada - October 12 2018 As the entire country is counting down the days to the legalization of cannabis, many condos are adopting rules prohibiting cannabis smoking and…

What Happens if a Condo Directors does not Complete the Mandatory Training?

Canada - October 4 2018 We were hoping you would not be asking that question. Who is opposed to apple pie? Ontario’s Condo Director Training is not only mandatory, its…

Privacy or Transparency in Condos: What Info Should your Neighbour Get About You?

Canada - September 26 2018 We were surprised by the response to our post on whether condo owners should be entitled to get the owners’ list and our post on whether owners should…

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…