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”
The release of a costs decision by Justice Sheard of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has finally put an end to a very costly dispute between a condominium corporation and a difficult unit owner. Continue reading “Dispute Over Flower Box Leads to Expensive Litigation”
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”
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.
Continue reading “Turning a New Leaf: The Impact of the Cannabis Act on Condominiums”
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?”