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Month: December 2018

Condo Year in Review: Top Five Decisions of 2018

Well, we’ve done it! Congratulations to all on making it through another year. As we approach the end of 2018, there can only be one thing on your minds: the countdown. No, not the New Years countdown, the countdown of some of our favorite 2018 condo decisions of course! 1. Lessons from the CAT Okay, […]

Season’s Greetings!

Wow! Has this year gone by in a flash! It’s been a busy year at Condo Adviser!  We’ve published 52 posts on all condo topics with a focus on understanding and explaining Ontario’s changes to the Condo Act. We’ve also introduced interactive condo tools such as our AGM calculator; our PIC calendar, our Record Retention Chart, many surveys and a fun quiz. We’ve been in the […]

What is Your Favourite Law Blog? My Clawbies nominations.

This post is not about condo law. It contains my Clawbies nominations for 2018. Read on if you want to know which law blogs are my favourite ones (after Condo Adviser, naturally….). If law blogs were somewhat of a novelty a decade ago, they have now become an inescapable part of the cyber landscape and […]

How Long Must Condos Retain Corporate Records?

One of the many objectives behind the amendments to the Condo Act was to maintain and strengthen the “open books” principle by making an easier path for unit owners to access corporate records.  The new Act also provided much needed guidance by identify many (but not all) of the corporate records as well as the applicable retention […]

Condo Owner not Allowed to Get 20-year old Board Minutes

Board minutes are important documents as they are often the only way owners can get insight into what decisions are taken by the board of directors. The Condo Tribunal was asked to determine whether an owner was entitled to get 20 year old board minutes. In the Bossio case, an owner sought to obtain copies […]