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Month: October 2019

Condo Declaration May Not Impose an Obligation to Lease Parking in Perpetuity

In a recent decision, a judge ruled that a provision in a condo declaration which imposed on the corporation an obligation to lease back parking spots in perpetuity is unenforceable, against public policy and against the Planning Act. The condo corporation was permitted to terminate the lease. Facts of this case This case involved a dispute […]

Condo’s Legal Bills Sent to be Assessed

A recent court decision, Temedio v NNCC No. 6, reminds condominium corporation to be reasonable and measured when enforcing their rules and warns against excessive legal fees charged to owners. This case,  provides some useful insight into the situation that unfortunately, many owners find themselves in: being asked to pay their condominium’s legal bills when they breach the rules. […]

CAO Fees Reduced for Another Year!

For a second year in a row, the CAO has announced that it will be implementing a temporary 25 per cent reduction to its budgeted annual fee payable by condo corporations. This reduction will be applicable to the 2020-2021. As you  know, the CAO provides information, training, dispute resolution and other consumer protection condo-related services […]