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Jan 30, 2023 | Blog
Marni Outerbridge, Robert Mullin and Danielle Marks

WHAT CONDOMINIUMS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMPLOYING A SUPERINTENDENT: WHERE TO START? (PART 1 OF 4)

What Condominiums Need to Know about Employing a Superintendent: Where to Start? (Part 1 OF 4) Legislative Framework Many condominium corporations op...
Dec 19, 2022 | Blog
Cristina Tomaino

Holiday Dos and Don’t for Employers: Stay on HR’s Nice List!

Holiday party season is upon us and, this year, that means a return to in-person festivities. It is important that employers take proactive steps to e...
Dec 9, 2022 |
Marni Outerbridge

Appellate Court Finds that CERB is Not Deductible from Wrongful Dismissal Damages

Until now, there has been conflicting case law across Canada about whether CERB payments are deductible from damages in a wrongful dismissal case. Rea...
Oct 19, 2022 | Blog
Fiona Burnett, Christopher Mendes, Robert Mullin and Jonathan Pettit

CAT By the Numbers: Looking at Recent Trends in CAT Decisions

As of end of September 2022, the CAT has 344 reported decisions. Our firm looked at each and classified them as (i) favourable for the condo; (ii) fav...
Oct 3, 2022 | Blog
Marni Outerbridge

Provincial Government Prepares to Expand Health Benefits Coverage for Ontario Workers

On September 27th, 2022, the Ontario government announced that it is seeking public feedback as it moves forward with plans to expand benefits includi...
Sep 22, 2022 | Blog
Vivian Caldas

Cottage Country Road Access Closures: Legal or Illegal?

September 2022 Introduction What would you do if, on your way to your cottage, you noticed that the only road you always used to get there has been cl...
Aug 29, 2022 | Blog
James (Jamie) F. Cockburn, Robert Mullin and Christopher Mendes

The Scope of the CAT’s Records Jurisdiction: Draft AGM Minutes & Audio Recordings

August 2022 King v. Y.R.C.C. No. 692, 2022 ONCAT 80 (CanLii) Introduction While the Condominium Authority Tribunal (“CAT”) has certain rec...
Jul 11, 2022 | Blog
Robert Mullin and Christopher Mendes

Decisions from the CAT – Cats vs Dogs – A History of Non-Enforcement

June 2022 Teno v. Essex C.C. No. 28, 2022 ONCAT 43 Introduction May 2022 was a busy month in the Condominium Authority Tribunal (“CAT&rdquo...
Apr 6, 2022 | Article
Fiona Burnett, James (Jamie) F. Cockburn, Robert Mullin and Christopher Mendes

Decisions from the CAT: Human Rights & Pet Prohibitions

March 30, 2022: Niagara South Condominium Corporation No. 12 v. Spicer, 2022 ONCAT 21. Introduction While our animal companions may provide us with co...
Mar 15, 2022 |
Ashley Timm

COVID-19 Vaccine Parenting Disputes – What About The Children?

COVID-19 vaccines have been one of the most universally debated issues in recent months. Opposing views on the COVID-19 vaccines continue to persist, ...
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