condo law


  • Embracing change

    Jan 21, 2019

    This week, you may notice the print edition of Law Times looks a little different. We’ve launched a redesign of the newspaper, in order to enhance readability.

  • Changes to act mean work for lawyers

    Changes to act mean work for lawyers

    Jan 21, 2019

    Significant legislative changes governing Ontario’s condominium industry which began rolling out more than a year ago have created a greater degree of fairness, say condo lawyers.

  • Tribunal still dealing with records cases only

    Tribunal still dealing with records cases only

    Jan 21, 2019

    Ontario’s new Condominium Authority Tribunal has proven its usefulness in just over a year of existence in its limited capacity to deal with disputes over records, say lawyers.

  • Electronic voting could help with governance

    Electronic voting could help with governance

    Jan 21, 2019

    A newly acquired ability to introduce electronic voting to condominium meetings may ease the burden of achieving quorum at meetings and help in the governance of these communities, say lawyers.

  • No word when second phase of changes coming

    No word when second phase of changes coming

    Jan 21, 2019

    Lawyers are bracing for another wave of amendments to the Ontario Condominium Act, but there are questions about when they’ll be enacted and if the change in provincial government will alter the course of the previously laid plans.

  • Online tribunal underway to help with condo disputes

    Online tribunal underway to help with condo disputes

    Sep 3, 2018

    Condominium lawyers are waiting to see how the jurisdiction of the online Condominium Authority Tribunal expands, while mediators say online dispute resolution will become more common.

  • Condo corporation brings claim against firms

    Condo corporation brings claim against firms

    Apr 2, 2018

    A York condominium corporation is suing Miller Thomson LLP and Goodmans LLP for allegedly acting in a conflict of interest.

  • Precedent-setting costs award upheld

    Precedent-setting costs award upheld

    Mar 26, 2018

    Lawyers say a recent case, in which a deputy judge ordered an unsuccessful litigant to pay $21,000 in costs to a defendant who spent more than $158,000, exposes the inability of the Small Claims Court to impose high penalties on people who bring meritless litigation.

  • Condo tribunal won’t award costs to winning litigants

    Condo tribunal won’t award costs to winning litigants

    Jan 22, 2018

    The new Condominium Authority Tribunal — the province’s first of its kind launched last November — is designed to quickly resolve condominium disputes.

  • Electric vehicle plan could present problems

    Electric vehicle plan could present problems

    Jan 22, 2018

    An attempt by the provincial government to introduce rules allowing the installation of electric car chargers in condominium buildings could run into some problems, say lawyers.

cover image

DIGITAL EDITION

Subscribers get early and easy access to Law Times.

Law Times Poll


Law Times reports that there is no explicit rule that lawyers in Ontario must be competent in the use of technology. Do you think there should be explicit rules spelling out the expectations of lawyers’ in terms of tech use in their practice?
RESULTS ❯