Correction: Although the Green Energy Act is Repealed, Condominium Obligations to Report Energy and Water Use Remain

In an earlier blog post this week, we mentioned that the repeal of the Green Energy Act on January 1, 2019, did away with the requirement for condominiums in Ontario to report their energy and water use.

Well…that was wishful thinking on our part unfortunately! Continue reading “Correction: Although the Green Energy Act is Repealed, Condominium Obligations to Report Energy and Water Use Remain”

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Appealing Decisions From the Condominium Authority Tribunal

With the Condominium Authority Tribunal (“CAT”) just recently turning a year old, we are beginning to see more and more CAT decisions being released. As the jurisdiction of this tribunal is expected to increase, we also expect an increasing number of condominium disputes to be resolved through this online dispute resolution process.

However, what happens if one disagrees with a decision from the CAT? Is there a way to appeal a decision from the CAT?   Continue reading “Appealing Decisions From the Condominium Authority Tribunal”

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The Effect Of The New Construction Act On Condominiums In Ontario

During major common element construction projects, condominium corporations often hire a general contractor to oversee the project. Typically, the general contractor would then hire sub-contractors. Over the course of the project, the condominium corporation makes periodic payments to the general contractor, who then makes the payments to the sub-contractors.

However, what happens if the general contractor suddenly abandons the project and does not pay the sub-contractors?  

Continue reading “The Effect Of The New Construction Act On Condominiums In Ontario”

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