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Fine & Deo is a leading condominium law firm, providing exceptional legal services to hundreds of condominium corporations throughout the GTA. The ​twelve lawyers of Fine & Deo have extensive condominium law expertise and can advise your corporation in all areas of condominium law, including:

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Mar 09, 2017

Superior Court of Justice Trial

Defended a condominium corporation with respect to claims for non-compliance, oppression, and non-insurable losses over a 10-year period allegedly ...

Nov 24, 2016

CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. York Condominium Corp. No. 385, 2016 ONSC 7343 aff’d 2017 ONCA 542

Application before the Superior Court of Justice. Consideration of the default date for registration of a lien created pursuant to ss. 85(2) and 13...

Nov 06, 2015

MTCC 1013 and Cavanagh

Successfully mediated a resolution to a dispute regarding the placement and size of a shed on a balcony, thereby avoiding expensive and protracted ...

Nov 06, 2015

MTCC 563 v. Malone

Charged back the full costs of remediating a fire-destroyed unit back to the unit owner.

Nov 06, 2015

YCC 136 v. Roth

Secured injunction restraining inappropriate and destructive behaviour by a resident in one week.  The unit owner was eventually required to s...

Condo Blog Posts

Apr 21, 2017

Executive Summary of Some of the Key Proposed Amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998

The following is an executive summary of some of the key proposed amendments that the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 introduces to the Con...

Feb 03, 2017

Kitec Plumbing Guide

Kitec plumbing is a significant issue in many condominiums built between approximately ​1995 and​ 2007.


Jan 31, 2017

First Draft Regulation - Condominium Management Services Act, 2015

The first draft regulation to support the implementation of the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (“CMSA”) has been developed b...

Jun 20, 2016

Unexpected Vacancies on the Board

Situations may arise when a board member resigns before his or her term of office is up or a director may suddenly become disqualified under the Co...

May 27, 2016

Competition Bureau - Condominium Industry Investigation

What you need to know as a Condominium Corporation, Director, or Manager   We at Fine and Deo are carefully reviewing and providing advic...


Sep 05, 2017

The Evolution of a Growing Industry: How Bill 106 and the Proposed Regulations are a Double Edged Sword for Condominium Corporations and Unit Owners

  By: Jake Fine  Abstract: Since its inception in 1967, the Condominium Act, or a revised version of the Act, has been the governing stat...

Feb 25, 2016

Accommodating accessibility requests in condos

As published on February 25, 2016 in CondoBusiness. New condominium corporations are almost always equipped with adequate accessibility. Howe...

Dec 23, 2015

The Ten Most Important Condominium Cases For 2015

1. MTCC No. 985 v. Cheney; MacKay v. Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corp. No. 985 Part 1 In a previous case involving the transference of cigar ...

Aug 04, 2015

The Legalities of Live-in Caregivers in Condos

As published on August 4, 2015 in CondoBusiness. What single-family dwelling provisions mean for seniors who require full-time assistance The ...

Jun 01, 2014

Using Committees: Great Idea or Not?

As published in the Summer 2014 edition of CM Magazine.  Introduction Many corporations avoid using committees because of the perception that ...

Media Centre

Apr 12, 2013

Helping Condominium Communities

Joseph Ryan discusses Condominium Issues & Concerns, Condominium Communities

Feb 15, 2010

Condominium Radio Ad - Condominium Expertise - Mario Deo

Fine & Deo's newest Condominium Radio Ad currently airing on 680 News.

Jan 09, 2010

CFRB 1010 - The Peter Silverman Show - January 9, 2010

Maria addressed a variety of condominium related matters, hot topics and new developments in the condominium industry during the live broadcasts.

Nov 27, 2009

Court of Appeal Decision Regarding Compliance Cases

Michael discusses why this is a landmark case at the ACMO luncheon held on November 27, 2009.

Oct 01, 2009

The Significance of Status Certificates

Jonathan emphasizes what all Condominium Directors must be aware of regarding Status Certificates.

Jul 11, 2009

CFRB 1010 - The Peter Silverman Show - July 11, 2009

Maria addressed a variety of condominium related matters, hot topics and new developments in the condominium industry during the live broadcasts.

Jun 01, 2009

Condominium Radio Ads as Aired on 680 News

Fine & Deo Condominium Radio Ads that aired on 680 News:

Apr 02, 2009

CFRB 1010 - The Peter Silverman Show - April 2, 2009

Maria addressed a variety of condominium related matters, hot topics and new developments in the condominium industry during the live broadcasts.


Sep 18, 2017

New Condominium Legislation: Protecting Condominium Owners Act (Bill 106) - Legislative and Regulatory Update

Mario and Michael presented a Legislative and Regulatory Update for "New Condominium Legislation: Protecting Condominium Owners Act (Bill 106)" on ...

Dec 03, 2015

Bill 106 - Royal Assent

Bill 106 receives Royal Assent

Dec 02, 2015

Bill 106 - 3rd Reading

Bill 106 passes 3rd Reading by a vote of 89-0.

Sep 16, 2015

Bill 106 - 2nd Reading

On September 15, 2015, Mario Deo was pleased to attend Queen's Park in Toronto for the second reading of Bill 106 - Protecting Condominium Owners A...

Nov 13, 2014

Fine & Deo Partner Sponsor of 2014 ACMO/CCI-T Condominium Conference

Fine & Deo is pleased to have been the Partner sponsor of this year's ACMO/CCI-T Condominium Conference, which was held November 7 & 8, 201...

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