The Condominium Act: A User's Manual, 5th Edition (Ontario 2018)
By: Audrey Loeb, LSM, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-8633-3
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Number of Pages: Approximately 1000 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2018-11-05
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $129.00

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Well-known condominium authority Audrey Loeb brings you up to date on all the opportunities and challenges of the Condominium Act, 1998, as well as other complex issues arising in the field.

This 5th edition fully updates the reader with the latest developments of the Ontario Condominium Act, 1998, including the extensive changes introduced by the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015. Written for lawyers, property managers, boards of directors, and unit owners alike, here is the most convenient source of answers to the questions that arise daily.

Key features of this edition include:

  • More than 40 checklists of the key condominium functions and procedures, such as obligations of board members, notice requirements, meetings, voting, by-laws, rules, reserve funds, status certificates, and maintenance and repair
  • Complete annotations of the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (Tarion Warranty Corporation) with fully updated case law and relevant provisions of related Regulations, as well as Forms
  • New with the 5th edition – Introduction of the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015, including Regulations
  • Practical commentary and clear explanations of the rights and responsibilities imposed by the legislation
  • Detailed cross references, helping you to instantly find other useful information
  • Tarion Warranty Corporation addenda to purchase agreements
About the Author

Audrey Loeb, LSM, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is a partner at Shibley Righton LLP in Toronto where she carries on a focused practice in conveyancing and condominium law. She advises buyers and sellers on conveyancing matters, developers on condominium development and condominium corporations on issues of corporate governance and operations. She is a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute. In 2008 she was awarded the Law Society Medal for her significant contributions to the profession and to the community and the Ontario Bar Association’s Real Property Section Award of Excellence. In 2012 she was awarded the Gold Key Alumnae award from Osgoode Hall Law School. She has been recognized as a leading practitioner in her field by Martindale-Hubbell, Lexpert, and Best Lawyers in Canada for several years.

Audrey Loeb is the author of the leading texts on condominium law, Condominium Law and Administration, 2nd Ed. and The Condominium Act: A User’s Manual, as well as the booklet Condominium Ownership: What you need to know.

She is a frequent lecturer for the Toronto Real Estate Board, the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association. She has served as Co-chair of the Ontario Bar Association, Real Property Subsection Condominium Committee, and has been a member of the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services Real Property Registration Committee, the Ontario New Home Warranty Program Consumer Advisory Committee, the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Council of Ontario and National Board of Directors of the Canadian Condominium Institute. She has been a member of the Expert Panel created by the Government of Ontario to review and advise on proposed amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015. She was also a member of the panel that the Ministry of Consumer and Government Services consulted on changes to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act arising from the Cunningham Report. She is a Professor Emeritus of Law at Ryerson University, School of Business Management. She has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management’s Financial Literacy Program for Directors and Executives and the Governance Essentials Program for Directors of Not-For-Profit Organizations.

She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Bridgepoint Health and the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation (now known as the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation) and of its Audit and Accountability, Governance and Leadership Committees as well as the founder and Chair of the “Weekend to End Women’s Cancers” benefiting the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

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