Condo litigation during COVID-19 and beyond

While the courts are closed and the rules suspended, is there anything that condominium corporations can do to advance their lawsuits? In light of the recent social distancing requirements brought on by the current pandemic, Justice F.L Meyers gave us…

Oppression Remedy – Recent Court Decision

A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court, Beswick et al. v. York Region Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1175, has seemingly increased the threshold of what is needed to demonstrate an entitlement to the oppression remedy under s. 135 of…

Next COVID-19 Webinar

There were significant changes to the landscape this week, which we’ll discuss at this week’s webinar. Essential Services and landscaping On Friday, Ontario announced changes to its list of essential services (again). Lawn care and landscaping will be permitted starting today (provided that strict COVID-19…

Virtual Meeting and Electronic Voting By-Law for Condominiums

Ontario’s Order in Council (the “Order”) allows condominium corporations to host virtual meetings during the emergency period without a by-law. However, the Order does not specify any details about how a virtual meeting is actually supposed to take place. How…

COVID 19- Webinar- Virtual AGMs, Electronic Voting and the Order in Council- April 29th

Episode 7  webinar is scheduled for WEDNESDAY April 29 at 5 pm (Eastern time). Topics:  Legal Enigma The province has adopted an urgent order in council: Postponing all AGMs Allowing for e-meeting and e-voting Authorizing electronic communications Permitting virtual board meetings What does it…

COVID-19- Virtual Meetings and Electronic Voting for Condos – Order in Council

It’s finally here – answers to those questions that many of you have asked these past few weeks.  On Friday April 24, 2020, the Province of Ontario issued the Order in Council providing us some much needed guidance – and…

COVID-19-This Week’s Condo Webinar

Don’t miss the next Covid-19 Webinar  on Wednesday, April 22 at 5 pm. This week, we’ll tackle the following topics: Insurance Conundrum: Are you insured for any covid aftermath? How to protect your directors and the corporation against future claims? Engineering riddle:…

COVID-19- Screening and Prohibiting Visitors in Condos

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, a question that is being asked is whether condo corporations have a right to screen visitors. Particularly – whether the individual has recently travelled abroad, come into contact with someone who has tested…

COVID-19 and Upcoming Holidays

Normally, many of us would be gearing up to spend this week surrounded by friends and loved ones to celebrate Easter and Passover. However, in light of COVID-19, the holidays are going to be celebrated quite differently. This year, we…

Covid 19/Corona Virus- Next Webinar- Things are Getting Real- April 7@5pm

CondoAdviser webinar is scheduled for Tuesday April 7  at 5 pm (Eastern time). Topics:  We’re still finalizing the agenda but we are being flooded with questions.  We will cover the following topics (and more). Status Update: including from various regulatory bodies Governments tightening quarantine…