October 17, 2018 has arrived—the legalization of cannabis is now in effect across the country. As a hotly anticipated issue for condominium boards and owners alike, CTV News interviewed DHA’s own Cheryll Wood to get the low down. Continue reading “DHA Primetime: Did You Catch Cheryll Wood On CTV News Last Night?!”
Tomorrow recreational cannabis use will be legalized in Canada.
What does this mean for condominiums in Ontario?
Continue reading “Tune in to CTV News Ottawa Tonight to See Cheryll Wood Discuss Cannabis in Condominiums”
As many of our readers already know, there is no battle between condominium law and human rights law. Provincial human rights codes take priority (almost) every time. This means that, subject only to undue hardship, condominium corporations must make a timely effort to accommodate those residents who require an accommodation for human rights reasons. Continue reading “Coming to a Compromise: Condominiums, Cannabis, and Human Rights”
Condominiums face an increasingly complex matrix of issues with the new Cannabis Act and related legislation. The impact will be far-reaching and will pose increasingly complex challenges for condominiums. Board members need to comprehend how to navigate the risky junctions of intersecting legislation and their condominium’s own by-laws, rules, and declaration.
On June 19, 2018, in a vote of 52-29 the Senate passed Bill C-45, the federal government’s Cannabis Act to legalize marijuana. The next step in the legislative process is for the Bill to receive Royal Assent to officially pass into law. Once the Bill receives Royal Assent the federal government is expected to declare the date that legalization will come into force. Continue reading “Marijuana Is Close To Legalization In Canada: What Does This Mean For Ontario Condominiums?”