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Month: May 2022

Are condo *officers* held to a lower standard than directors?

As most of our readers know, the affairs of a condo corporation are managed by a board of directors. But the Condo Act also requires the board to appoint (at least) two officers (the president and the secretary). Who are these “officers”; who can appoint them and who do they report to?  You may be […]

Webinar: Condo Low Law Palooza with lawyer friends (June 1 at 5pm)

For our final episode of the season (!), we’ve invited some of our condo lawyer friends from across the province to join us in (what we hope to be the first annual) Condo Low Law Palooza! The best legal minds in the industry will present their favourite recent legal case.  Check out our speaker line […]

Can condo owners ask for *draft* AGM minutes?

As most of our readers know, AGM minutes are submitted to owners for approval at the following AGM.  A question that often comes up is whether owners can access draft minutes before then, for instance, in the context of a records request. This request may be accompanied by a criticism over how long it takes […]

Provincial Elections: Do you know the rules on canvassing in condos?

Ontario’s provincial election is just around the corner.  Blue, green, orange and red electoral signs (we listed them in alphabetical order) are popping everywhere. Boards and property managers will soon receive requests from candidates and their representatives wanting to access the property for canvassing purposes. Condo boards and property managers should be aware of the canvassing […]

Can owners park oversize trucks in condo parkings?

A Toronto condo corporation was in dispute with the tenant of a parking unit over the size of their truck. The matter was brought to the Condo Tribunal (the CAT), who had to rule on whether the tenant’s “oversize truck” was in breach of the condo’s governing documents.  The CAT ruled that it did but […]