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Corporation Recovers Extensive Costs It Has Incurred to Recover Past Arrears

by Nancy Houle on May 25, 2016

Corporation Recovers Extensive Costs It Has Incurred to Recover Past Arrears

In our blog post from July last year, we reported on a case where a condominium corporation had spent several years in court in its efforts to collect common expense arrears, and the related costs and disbursements. As reported, the various decisions of the Superior Court, and the cost decision following the ultimate trial of the issue, resulted in the following findings:

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This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2016 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

Five Months Considered a Reasonable Timeframe to Adopt Policy Under A Human Rights Settlement

by Kristen Bailey on May 24, 2016

Five Months Considered a Reasonable Timeframe to Adopt Policy Under A Human Rights Settlement

A recent decision by the Human Rights Tribunal, Luk v. York Condominium Corporation No. 382, recognizes that it can take some time for a condominium board to implement a policy to investigate complaints about owners.

In this case, five months was considered a reasonable timeframe for the board to implement the policy, because the Condominium Corporation addressed complaints while the policy was being prepared.

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This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2016 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

Pub Night and Welcome Reception for the ACMO-CCI EO 4th Annual Conference

by Kristen Bailey on May 17, 2016

Pub Night and Welcome Reception for the ACMO-CCI EO 4th Annual Conference

What better way is there to start the 4th Annual ACMO-CCI EO Condominium Conference than with a pub night! Come out Property Managers, Board Members and Contractors, to mingle and meet your condominium colleagues and friends on Thursday evening at the Pub Night and Welcome Reception for the ACMO-CCI EO 4th Annual Conference.

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This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2016 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Finds That Co-op Board Failed to Properly Respond to Harassment of Former Board Members

by James M. Davidson on May 10, 2016

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Finds That Co-op Board Failed to Properly Respond to Harassment of Former Board Members

A recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, involving harassment at a co-operative corporation, may also be important for condominium corporations.

In the case of Welykyi v. Rouge Valley Co-operative Homes Inc., the Tribunal held that the Co-op’s Board of Directors had failed to adequately address harassment of members of the community. Briefly, the facts were as follows.

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This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2016 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

Upcoming Belleville Condo Law Primer 2016

by Nancy Houle on May 10, 2016

Upcoming Belleville Condo Law Primer 2016

The Condo Law Primer for Belleville is taking place on June 17th at the Fairfield Inn & Suites.

Hosted by Nelligan O’Brien Payne’s Condominium Law group, this not-to-be-missed event will address issues of interest to the condominium community.

Some of the topics of discussion at this seminar will include:

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This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2016 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.