Canadian courts and tribunals decided plenty of condo law cases during the first quarter of 2013. Here’s a roundup of the most notable.
ONCA: Condo board deemed to know about a claim after unit purchaser with specific knowledge of that claim joins the bd. http://canlii.ca/t/fv10w
ONSC stays lawsuit over shared facilities dispute between 2 condos until mediation and arbitration exhausted. http://canlii.ca/t/fvhtp
ONSC: Mortgagee awarded costs of application for condo lien discharge when condo's lawyers run up big bill needlessly. http://canlii.ca/t/fvm3f
OMB sets terms of minor variance to reduce parking space requirement at Brampton temple in a condo unit. http://ow.ly/h6MhL
ONSC: Condo corps are landlords that may require personal use of an owned unit and can evict tenants, per RTA s.46. http://canlii.ca/t/fw3mj
ONSC sets procedure for YCC 42 unit owners to review and object to accounts of that condo's outgoing administrator. http://canlii.ca/t/fvwwm
ONCA orders rectification of title register in land boundary dispute. http://bit.ly/ZpjMqL
HRTO: No discrimination by condo and property manager requiring unit owner to remove unauthorized balcony enclosure. http://canlii.ca/t/fvsl4
ONSC: Condo to pay oppression damages of $40K + costs for not enforcing noise rules and for harassing complainant. http://ow.ly/hTFHP
ONSC: Remedial work on condo garage was maintenance and repair, not “substantial change” as alleged by unit owner. http://canlii.ca/t/fwd1p
NSSCC: Condo recoups damages re water heater leak on basis of owner failing to stop flood, not failure to maintain. http://canlii.ca/t/fw64zContinue Reading...