Condo Reporter

Timely commentaries on the latest developments in condominium law in Ontario

Board Member Defamation

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The appeal decision in a recent defamation case involving two board members of a residential co-op (Van Sickle v. Conlon, 2014ONSC 4337) provides a wake-up call to condominium board directors. Ms. Van Sickle and Mr. Conlon were both board members who had attended a meeting to discuss the possible eviction of a resident. Ms. Van Sickle left…

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Visit Booth 518 for a Chance to Win an iPad Air 2

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Condo Group ACMO Blog Post

The 18th Annual ACMO/CCI-T Condominium Conference takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Toronto Congress Centre. While you’re there, be sure to visit Denise Lash and her team at Booth 518 for fun activities and a chance to win an iPad Air 2! As well, listen to Denise speak at session 2c, “Ethical Boundaries for Directors and…

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Jason Rivait Quoted in Law Times

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Condo Group Quoted in Law Times

Jason Rivait was quoted in the article “Focus: Airbnb changing condo landscape,” which appeared in Law Times. Airbnb is an online service that connects hosts with spare bedrooms or entire homes, condominium units, apartments, houseboats or castles (yes, you can rent a castle!) with people who are looking for a place to stay while travelling. Various…

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Using Trade Names, Logos and Slogans

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trademark concepts

Many condominium corporations use the trade name, logo and/or slogans of their condominium site that was originally marketed by the developer. Whether the use is on a sign, newsletter or website, the right to use that name, logo or slogan is governed by trademark law. Before using a name, logo or slogan, condominium corporations must…

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