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Month: June 2022

Can condos prohibit the display of Canadian Flags?

On July 1, 1867, the British North America Act formally joined the colonies, creating a self-governing, unified, semi-independent Dominion of Canada.  In 1982, with the adoption of the Constitution Act, Canada became fully independent. The following year, July 1 was declared “Canada Day”. With the big celebration tomorrow, a yearly question: Can condos prohibit owners […]

How to verify if your condo directors have taken the mandatory training?

As our readers know, all Ontario condo directors must complete mandatory training, failing which they are automatically disqualified from office. That’s great but what’s the point of this training obligation if owners have no way of knowing for sure whether their directors have, in fact, completed such training? Fear not, there’s a way to verify […]

Can “pet-free” condos pass a rule allowing cats?

An interesting case came out of the Condo Authority Tribunal recently. It dealt with the situation of a condo corporation who had historically not enforced its pet prohibition against cats and who needed to find a way back into compliance. Survey Is your condo pet-free? What pet-related provisions are in place at your condo? Before […]