Court says ByWard Market condo board can block parking bid over security concerns (ON)

A commercial owner in the Place St. George condominium at 160 George St. approached the condo board in 2012 with a plan to convert about 30 existing monthly parking spaces to 24/7 pay-and-display hourly parking.  The board balked. “That was not in keeping with the security and safety posture that we maintain, so we said no,” said Gordon Diamond, the condo board president.  That refusal ultimately sparked a two-year legal battle that culminated in a Court of Appeal for Ontario decision that has overturned a lower court judgment, ruling that the board’s position was reasonable and shouldn’t be interfered with.    Read the article……………