Section 53 of the Condominium Management Services Act [CMSA] has caused a lot of confusion since being enacted. As our readers know, it prohibits a licensee, i.e. a condominium manager, from soliciting proxies in certain circumstances.
However, many people in the condominium industry have interpreted this section to mean that condominium managers cannot be involved in preparing, organizing, or collecting proxies anymore – let alone soliciting them. But, that’s not quite right. Continue reading “Soliciting Proxies: Can Condominium Managers Do It?”
If you haven’t heard yet, the deadline for condominiums to file their Annual Return for 2019 – 2020 to the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) is April 1, 2019. Continue reading “Deadline: 2019-2020 Annual Returns Due April 1st”
Until the Condominium Authority Tribunal expands its jurisdiction, many Ontario condominium corporations continue to find themselves in the Small Claims Court to resolve disputes (either as a plaintiff bringing the claim, or to defend against a claim brought against them). Continue reading “Costs In Small Claims Court: Here’s How It Works”
The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has just announced that it will be reducing the amount of the annual assessments that condominium corporations are required to pay for the 2019-2020 year by 25% (from $1 per month to $0.75 per month). Continue reading “CAO Reduces Annual Assessment Amounts For Condominium Corporations”
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”