Despite the great weather we’re having this summer, there’s lots of court decisions and other news to report on. Here’s some of the best to ponder over while enjoying the Civic Holiday long weekend (or "Simcoe Day" for those of you celebrating in the City of Toronto).
ONHRT defers unit owner’s human rights case pending completion of corporation’s Condo Act arbitration process: http://bit.ly/cBjTP6
Let the venting begin! Ontario Government launches condo owners’ survey online: http://bit.ly/aIgO3N
ON Govt seeks input on proposed "new policy framework" for Tarion’s Major Structural Defect Warranty: http://bit.ly/bX6t5o
Visited Goderich land titles ofc during my G20 "escape." Only 7 condo corps in all Huron County. Not enuff work for me to relocate there :(
On my desk: Condo corp pays cost to remediate unit used as grow-op. If owner doesn’t repay that cost, condo will lien, seize and sell unit.
Let the good times roll. NY Observer: We Officially Live in the Age of the Condo – http://bit.ly/dqIL44
@pinkskymorning Have fun, but read condo docs carefully before purchasing. If buying new, get a lawyer early in 10 day cool-off period.
Preliminary agenda for 2010 CCI/ACMO Condo Conference (Nov 5-6 in Toronto): http://bit.ly/cblxlN. My session on digital communities is 3C.
Condo bd needs PR Rep. RT @stephaniesmyth: Poor condo residents in Mississauga without AC for a MONTH! We’re sending a CP24 crew to see you!
ONSC: Condo unit owner’s lawsuit re maintenance/repairs stayed for failure to mediate/arbitrate per Condo Act s.132: http://bit.ly/bW8s0R
ONSC awards condo all costs of defaulting unit owner’s failed small claim for “wrongful collection" of condo fees: http://bit.ly/b0Wrqv
ONSC grants leave to appeal in unit owner’s claim vs developer where condo corp already suing re construction defects: http://bit.ly/bmvXvv
Toronto property mgmt co. fined $20K for disregarding Human Rights Code; fired an employee who revealed she had cancer: http://bit.ly/amsX3V
New urban trend? Miami’s Downtown Comes Alive as Condos Fill with Young Renters – (BusinessWeek): http://bit.ly/cvtXqx
From CAI Ungated blog: CNBC on HOA Foreclosures: http://bit.ly/cPOlej
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ONSC: Ontario Superior Court of Justice
ONCA: Ontario Court of Appeal
ONHRT: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
MOL: Ontario Ministry of Labour
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