B.C.’s New Civil Resolution Tribunal Orders Special Levy to Fund Repairs to Strata Property

In its first significant decision, BC’s new Civil Resolution Tribunal (“CRT”) has ordered a strata corporation to raise a special levy to perform repairs at the urging of a single strata owner. This decision indicates that the CRT, which is the new, mandatory dispute resolution venue for many strata disputes (and which will begin hearing Small Claims matters later this year), takes an expansive view of its jurisdiction and may be a useful tool for strata owners and councils who cannot marshal a majority of votes for a key decision.   Read the article……….


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