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CAT’s out of the bag: The Tribunal’s first year

Posted in Case Studies
The Condominium Authority Tribunal, Ontario’s first and only online adjudication body, celebrated its first anniversary on November 1, 2018. Envisioned as a one-stop shop of expert mediators and adjudicators helping condo boards and unit owners resolve condo disputes across Ontario, all entirely online, the CAT began accepting cases in November 2017. CAT’s initial jurisdiction is… Continue Reading

Powers of attorney essential for condo unit owners

Posted in Financial Issues, Living Together, News and Events
To encourage people to carefully consider and protect their families, assets and affairs, the Ontario Bar Association has made April its “Make a Power of Attorney Month.” A power of attorney (“POA”) is a legal document that gives someone else the right to act on a person’s behalf. These documents can be used to oversee… Continue Reading

Restraining order granted to stop harassment by unit owner

Posted in Case Studies
Condo managers and directors can find good news in the April 2008 Ontario Superior Court decision in MTCC 932 v. Lahrkamp, [2008] O.J. No. 3885.    This was a case brought by a condominium corporation against a “self-styled watchdog” unit owner who, while opposing lobby renovations, made repeated requests for records and then relentlessly pestered office… Continue Reading