Enforcing your rights at the LTB … It’s all different now!

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April 29, 2021

Remote via ZOOM

Featured Panellists

Douglas H. Levitt

LL.B

Partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP 

Panellist Bio

Douglas H. Levitt is a partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP. He has been practicing law since 1999. His practice focuses on residential and commercial tenancy law, social housing law, condominium law, civil and commercial litigation, human rights litigation, and appellate advocacy.

Doug has appeared before a variety of courts and administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Doug is responsible for numerous precedent-setting decisions before the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario in which law has been made or clarified in the areas of residential tenancy law and condominium law. He is a regular lecturer for a number of industry and trade organizations, including the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, the Greater Toronto Apartment Association, the Landlord Self-Help Centre, the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario and the Canadian Condominium Institute.

George Brown

Paralegal, OPA President

President at George Brown Professional Corporation  


Panellist Bio

When the paralegal profession became regulated in 2008, George became a member of the Law Society of Ontario as a paralegal licensee. George has been providing legal services since 1990, and over the years, he has developed considerable experience representing individuals and companies in a wide range of legal matters.

Along with his practice, George is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. He is the founder and secretary of the Ontario Paralegal Network (“OPN”); and former board member, secretary, and current President of the Ontario Paralegal Association (“OPA”). George is also the former board liaison for OPA’s membership committee.

George is an active contributor to the professional development of Ontario paralegals. He has taught and assisted in a number of continuing education courses and public information sessions for the Ontario Paralegal Network, “Get Legal” hosted by Roger Dinner, “Toronto Speaks” hosted by Natalka Falcomer, the Ontario Paralegal Association, and the Law Society of Ontario.

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CPD OVERVIEW

Join our panellists Douglas H. Levitt, LL.B, Partner with Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP, and George Brown, Paralegal, OPA President, President at George Brown Professional Corporation as they break down recent changes in the Landlord Tenant Board. Don’t miss out!


This program is not yet Accredited. LSO Accreditation for this program is under consideration.n.


What Will I Learn?

  • All CPD Reference Materials are available for download under ‘Resources’ section below
  • Documenting your files: Use of video evidence
  • Documenting your files: Records of maintenance complaints, responses by the Landlord
  • Documenting your files: Conduct issues
  • Documenting your files: Harassment of Landlord employees
  • Documenting your files: Social Media Harassment
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Delivery of Notices of Termination
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Application filing processes
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Procedure for “urgent” matters and expedited enforcement of evictions
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Case Management Hearings
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Filing evidence
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Arrears update forms
  • Changes to the LTB Rules of Procedure: Video Hearings and Rules for “in-person” hearings
  • New Practice Directions
  • New Guidelines

Topics for this course

1 Lessons1h 58m 04s

OPA CPD Series – Enforcing your rights at the LTB … It’s all different now! CPD Video

OPA CPD Series – Enforcing your rights at the LTB … It’s all different now! – April 29, 20211:58:04
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Material Includes

  • FAQ - What's New at the LTB Handout
  • Bon v Hutchens 2021onsc2076
  • HCC 77 v Mitrovic 2021onsc2071
  • Caplan v Atas 2021 ONSC 670
  • Manikam v Toronto Community Housing Corporation 2019 ONSC 2083
  • Nickoladze v Bloor Street InvestmentsAdvent Property Management 2015 ONSC 3893
  • Jones v Tsige 2012 ONCA 32
  • Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c. 16 - Bill 184