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Condominiums reshaping Canada’s legal landscape

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 1:01 PM | By Donalee Moulton

Condominiums are rapidly changing the skylines of many Canadian cities. They are having an equally visible and significant impact on the legal system in this country.

Douglas Harris, University of British Columbia“The condominium is a replica of how we organize ourselves more broadly,” said Douglas Harris, a law professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. “It is embedding private property in a particular community of owners. This is creating thousands of small-scale private governments.”

Harris, whose research interests involve examining the legal architecture of...