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October 7, 2021 - By Victor Yee

CAT Gets Amlani Wrong Again; Why Does It Matter?

In my previous article dated February 23rd 2021, I pointed out how the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has misinterpreted the confusing decision from the courts in Amlani v. York Condominium Corporation No. 473, 2020 ONSC 194 (“Amlani”).  After receiving plenty of positive feedback from readers who finally …

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September 22, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.45: Ontario's Proof Of Vaccination Program – Welcome To Vaccine Passports

With reluctance, the Ontario Government has introduced the Vaccine Passport.  Ontario residents will need to either print or download their second dose receipt from the government website until the enhanced certificate becomes available on or around October 22nd 2021. Proof signed by an Indigenous health provider or a receipt from …

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September 21, 2021 - By Victor Yee

Emailed Records Request? Either Do or Don’t, CAT Says

One of the persisting questions that has arisen ever since the new Request for Records regime was established on November 1st 2017 – and the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) along with it – is whether a unit owner’s Request for Records can be validly delivered to a …

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September 10, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Article Index For Miami Condo Collapse

This index was created as collection of resources and articles related to the Miami Condo Collapse. 

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September 10, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Condo Collapse – A Five Part Series

Part 1 – The Who

In this Five Part Series on the Collapse of the Florida Condominiums, I wanted to take the time to focus on not just the Who, What, Why, When and How that go into a disaster such as the collapse of the Surfside Condominium but the …

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September 7, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.44: Ontario's new vaccine certification program

ONTARIO’S NEW VACCINE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Provincial Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced that starting September 22nd, 2021, proof of vaccination along with photo ID will be required at many non-essential businesses in Ontario under the Province of Ontario’s new COVID-19 vaccine certification program.

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August 27, 2021 - By CCI Toronto News

"Condo Collapse!! What About Us??"

Introduction

The Surfside, Florida condo collapse has grabbed the attention of everyone in the condo world.  Surprise!  Disaster!  Tragedy!  How?  Why?  We hope to address a number of relevant areas for the condo community at large.  Industry experts representing different specialties will weigh in on the event, each examining it …

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August 27, 2021 - By Victor Yee

CAT Wades Into The War On Pickups

An all-out pan-Canadian culture war was ignited last month when the Toronto-based Globe & Mail ran a column titled, “Pickup trucks are a plague on Canadian streets”.  Premiers of the Prairie provinces weighed-in, and Albertans raised a hackle about this eastern attack on their Canadian identity.

Yet in urban centres …

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July 23, 2021 - By Ashley Winberg

Can condos require COVID-19 vaccination or the disclosure of one's vaccination status?

As more than 50% of individuals in Ontario are now fully vaccinated, concerns have been raised regarding whether workplaces, establishments and condominium corporations can require that individuals be vaccinated and the instances in which the disclosure of one’s vaccination status is permitted by law.

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July 16, 2021 - By Victor Yee

"Jackals" Are Necessary In Today's Condo World

The recent tragedy in Florida has put an international spotlight on condominiums – and rightfully so.  The tremendous loss of life in suburban Miami, with residents being killed in their sleep in the middle of the night, justifiably causes terror to anyone living in a condominium today (this author included).  …

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