Can a condominium corporation hold a unit owner financially responsible for legal proceedings initiated against the corporation by his/her tenant, even in cases where the owner did not authorize the lawsuit? In the recent case York Condominium Corporation No. 187 v. Sandhu, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice answered this question in the affirmative.
Join us this Wednesday, September 25, 2019 for the CCI – Eastern Ontario’s event “Dysfunctionality? Paradise? Where Do You Fall in the Spectrum?” at the Orange Art Gallery, 290 City Centre Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario. Continue reading “Register Now for CCI Eastern Ontario Presents “Dysfunctionality? Paradise? Where Do You Fall in the Spectrum?””
The condominium community has been buzzing since the decision LaFramboise v York Condominium Corp No 365 was released this past January. We thought it would be helpful to provide a refresher on the procedure for passing by-laws and to weigh in on LaFramboise. Continue reading “What’s in a Majority? The Buzz on By-Laws”
We reported previously on the City’s new fee structure, cautioning that the new tiered approach might be bad news for condominiums (click here to access our previous blog).
For the purposes of the Fire Code, the condominium corporation is essentially a co-owner of the unit. In addition, a condominium corporation is obligated to take reasonable steps to ensure that unit owners comply with the Fire Code; which may include conducting an annual inspection on the fire alarm systems within a condominium building. Continue reading “An Update on Annual Fire Code Testing”