Video: Repairs and Responsibilities of Condo Owners

In this video, posted on GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca (in partnership with the Globe and Mail), Rob Carrick interviews Denise Lash on recourse for deficiencies on new condo construction and Tarion’s role in rectifying deficiencies. As well, they discuss pre-existing condo...

Another Difficult Condominium Resident

In a recent post, we blogged about an owner who had engaged in inappropriate and abusive behaviour. In another recently-reported case, Wentworth Condo Corp. No. 34 v. Brendan Taylor and Samantha Jones, we see another condominium resident engaging in confrontational,...

Perils of Refusing to Mediate

Section 132(4) of the Condominium Act (the “Act”) provides that every declaration shall be deemed to contain a provision that the corporation and owners agree to submit a disagreement with respect to the declaration, by-laws or rules to mediation and arbitration....

Updated Ontario Condo Guide Available

There’s more to buying a condominium than finding the right unit in the right location. Many first-time condo purchasers do not really understand what condo living entails and how this may affect their lifestyle. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services has just...

Accommodating a Disabled Condominium Unit Owner

The Ontario Human Rights Code provides protections and rights to persons with disabilities. Where a condominium resident provides sufficient evidence that he or she suffers from a disability attracting the protection of the Human Rights Code, then a condominium...