In the case of Yeung v. MTCC 1136, the Applicant owner in the condominium applied to CAT for access to email correspondence relating to the condominium corporation’s renewal of a gas contract. The email correspondence in question was referenced in Board minutes. The Tribunal held that the email correspondence was not part of the corporation’s records (and the owner was accordingly not entitled to see the emails).
The Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) has confirmed that owners are not entitled to see the email addresses of other owners.
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”