We are pleased to report that Ian Darling has been appointed as the Chair of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (“CAT”) effective October 2, 2017. Mr. Darling was appointed by the Board of Directors of the newly established Condominium Authority of Ontario.
As part of his duties, Mr. Darling will recruit and lead a team of mediators and adjudicators who will oversee the CAT. Part of Mr. Darling’s mandate is to foster a consumer-focused culture that aims to resolve disputes in a respectful, timely, and cost-effective manner.
Mr. Darling has a strong background in dispute resolution that he brings to his new role. Previously, Mr. Darling was the Ombudsman for Tarion and Fanshawe College. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Forum of Canadian Ombudsman from 2003 – 2013. Mr. Darling’s educational background includes an honours Bachelor Degree in History from McMaster University, and a Master of Arts Degree in Conflict Resolution from Antioch University.
Stay tuned to Condo Law News for more updates on the Condominium Authority Tribunal.