In two Condominium Authority Tribunal decisions released in November, financial penalties of $500.00 were imposed on the condominium corporations involved for their failure to produce records that the Tribunal felt should have been provided to the owners. Continue reading “The Cost of Failing to Produce Records”
The new Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) has now been “up and running” – so far dealing only with records disputes under Section 55 of the Condominium Act, 1998 – for just over a year. How does it seem to be working?
Subject to some concerns and reservations – expressed below – I think the new process is excellent, and CAT is doing a fine job. Continue reading “CAT – The First Year”
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”
Last week, we wrote a blog post about Senneck v. Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 116: an Ontario Superior Court case that resulted in costly litigation between a difficult unit owner and a condominium corporation.
Following that decision, the Condominium Authority Tribunal has released a decision involving the same parties. Continue reading “Vexatious Litigant Not Precluded From Accessing Condominium Authority Tribunal”
Coming amendments to Section 84 of the Condominium Act will give owners new rights to challenge chargebacks. By way of summary, owners will have new procedures by which to “appeal” chargebacks to the new Condominium Authority Tribunal (which I think will be possible in most cases) or to the Courts.
Continue reading “Collecting Chargebacks Will Soon Become More Of A Challenge”