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Expansion of Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Powers in Ontario

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has announced that starting today, October 1st 2020, that the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) can now hear cases revolving more than just issues relating to condominium records. The Tribunal can now hear cases dealing … Continue reading

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Surpluses Can Occur in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star,  Let’s look at the questions: QUESTION:  Our board admitted that the corporation overcharged the owners $40,000 in their common expense contributions. The board advised that it has made up for the … Continue reading

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Condominiums Funding comes from Owners

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: QUESTION:  When I purchased my unit in a highrise condominium, there was a special assessment for the replacement of the condo windows. Are the windows not … Continue reading

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Limits need to be placed on Condo Directors

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions: QUESTION:  The president of our corporation is also the vice-president. secretary and treasurer. He is impossible to work with and is making poor decisions. … Continue reading

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Board Required to Produce Funding Plan for Reserve Fund

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions: QUESTION:  Is it illegal for the board to budget less for contributions to the reserve fund than the amounts specified in the reserve fund study?

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Resigning from the Board isn’t the Best Option

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options other than resigning from the board in regard to racial slurs — which continue to be made at … Continue reading

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Human Rights Apply in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions: The first question is: QUESTION:  An owner in our condominium broke his wrist and needed help tying his shoes. Staff helped him, but when … Continue reading

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Leases in Condominiums have Limitations

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: Two questions raised were about renting a unit in a condominium.  As such, I am going to post both of them first and then comment on … Continue reading

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Only ‘Routine Issues’ may be discussed at Annual General Meetings

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss three of the questions that were raised: First, this question:

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Condominium Act Requires More Protection

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  One question raised in his article demonstrates why condominium owners in Ontario still need to insist on more protections in the Condominium Act. The question raised is as follows:

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