BC Supreme Court grants leave to appeal CRT decision in dispute over upkeep of duplex strata property

In McKnight v Bourque, 2017 BCSC 2280, the Supreme Court of British Columbia considered an application for leave to appeal a decision of the Civil Resolution Tribunal. The application proceeded under section 56.5 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act. Leave was granted on five of the eleven grounds sought. The underlying dispute “relates Read more…

CRT Roundup—responsibility for repairs, strata-council composition and meetings, collection of arrears, and tribunal procedure

This post is part of a monthly series summarizing the Civil Resolution Tribunal’s strata-property decisions. There have been nine new decisions since the last post. Responsibility for repairs to strata lot Rawle v The Owners, Strata Plan NWS 3423, 2017 CRTBC 15, involved a dispute between a strata-lot owner and a Read more…

By Kevin Zakreski, ago

An Update on the Civil Resolution Tribunal

While the BCLI is working on projects to reform the Strata Property Act and to identify opportunities for financing litigation, the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) continues to implement new programs that will bring changes in both areas. The CRT has been handling strata property disputes since last year. Last month, Read more…

By British Columbia Law Institute, ago