Those who have followed our blog for a while have come to expect our “Top 10 cases of the year” to be posted in late December. This is a natural time to reflect on the year gone by, spot trends, make predictions and look forward to the next year’s challenges.
This year, we vary our year-end tradition by posting a single round-up of all the condo-related cases we tweeted about since January 1 and will publish our “Top 10” list following a special educational luncheon hosted by the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario on January 22, 2016. There, GMA’s Bob Gardiner will moderate a panel of legal experts presenting their top 10 picks and the important lessons they hold.
The job of selecting the top 10 will not be easy. This year’s crop includes more than 40 cases, of which the following are among the most notable. Admittedly, this list is imperfect, as it excludes unreported cases and is Ontario-biased in that it includes very few cases decided by courts outside Ontario.
Ladies and gentlemen, here are your contenders for Top 10 Condo Law Cases of 2015: