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Superior housekeeping at Superior Court

Posted in Legislation & Regulation
spring cleaningThough the weather suggests otherwise, spring has finally sprung in Ontario. As many condo corporations begin their seasonal cleaning and maintenance routines, our courts are likewise gearing up for significant housekeeping. Recent changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure will automatically sweep away pending lawsuits brought in the Ontario Superior Court that are not moved… Continue Reading

Condo lien enforcement hits the highway

Posted in Legislation & Regulation
Source: Ontario Ministry of the Attorney GeneralUntil now, mortgagees could commence their enforcement lawsuits anywhere in Ontario they pleased, regardless of where the mortgaged property is located. That option is now gone. On March 31, 2015, rule 13.1.01 of the Rules of Civil Procedure is amended by adding the following new subrule (3): Mortgage Claims (3) In the case of an originating… Continue Reading

Fraud Alert: Rogue management firm at large in Halton

Posted in Financial Issues, Legislation & Regulation
It is not a lawyer’s usual role to alert the public about possible crimes being perpetrated by suspected criminals at large, but we feel compelled to do so when police and government fail to take action and leave condominium corporations vulnerable to a rogue. Boards of small condominium corporations in Halton Region should check whether… Continue Reading