A recent decision from the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) confirmed how solicitor-client privilege applies to communications between a condominium Board and its legal counsel (when an owner makes a request to see those communications). Continue reading “Solicitor-Client Privilege and Records: A Reminder”
In the recent decision of Patricia Gendreau v Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1438, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) has provided further comments on a condominium’s document disclosure obligations. Continue reading “Who Pays the Cost to Redact Records When Owners Request Documents?”
The amended Act [Section 13.3 (1) of Regulation 48/01] now says that owners, purchasers and mortgagees (or their duly authorized agents) can now see records provided their request is solely related to that person’s interests as an owner, a purchaser or a mortgagee of a unit, as the case may be, having regard to the purposes of the Act.
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.