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  • Can a Condo Boards Take Decisions by Email?

    Our last post on whether condo owners could access Board emails triggered quite the reaction from our readers. Many wondered whether condo boards could take decisions secretarially, by email, between meetings.  Here’s the answer. In theory, the answer is “no”…. But what about in practice though? Rea … Read more »

  • Not all Condo By-laws Require an Absolute Majority to Pass

    As most of our readers know, condominium by-laws in Ontario can only be adopted if approved by at least a majority of all registered units. But this is not true of all by-laws.  Some can be adopted by a “simple majority”. This post is about those. What’s a by-law? We’ve blog already on the differenc … Read more »

  • Can Owners Access Emails Exchanged Between Condo Directors?

    Earlier this month, the Condo Authority Tribunal (CAT) ruled on whether owners have a right to get copies or review emails exchanged between directors in circumstances where these emails are the basis of board decisions. In this specific case, the CAT concluded that these emails did not form part of … Read more »

  • No Gender Parity on Condo Boards

    Earlier this month, CBC published an article on gender parity on corporate boards across Canada. Its findings were surprising and it made us wonder whether condo boards fared better in Ontario. You may be surprised by the results of our research. Inequities in the corporate world As reported by the … Read more »

  • Condo Events in Ottawa – Coming up Soon!

    As we come out of the tail end of this year’s second or third winter (I’ve lost count), we can see on the horizon that summer is around the corner. Beaches, patios, frisbee in the park, and (in the Ottawa region) two great new condo networking and learning opportunities! Both of these fantastic even … Read more »

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