Case Studies, Pendrell Place - Litigation: Summary to December 2003

Strata Plan VR 1008 - Pendrell Place
Litigation Summary
September 4, 2002
Date Commenced: October 21, 1999
Action #: A992765
Registry: Supreme - Vancouver
Parties: Ziggy's Glass v. VR 1008
Status: Reduced to Small Claims Action
Eventually led to Small Claims Action #2001-66407, Vanc.
 
Date Commenced: February 19, 2001
Action #: 2001-66402
Registry: Small Claims, Vanc.
Parties: Ziggy's Glass v. VR 1008
Status: Settled December 14, 2001 for $5,400 by Administrator and ratified by Owners at SGM March 28, 2002
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Date Commenced: August 2, 2000
Action #: S061626
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: VR 1008 v. Oldaker
Status: Discontinued October 26, 2000
WRIT - Collection of outstanding Strata Fees
Oldaker paid oustanding amounts September 2000 and matter was discontinued
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Date Commenced: December 28, 2000
Action #: L003498
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Oldaker v. VR 1008
Status: Pending
PETITION:
Seeks declaration that:
a) collection action S061626 was commenced in violation of Section 171(2) of the Strata Property Act;
b) Strata Corporation violated Section 36(1) of the Act;
c) Strata Corporation failed to restore Strata Lot contrary to Section 72 of the Act;
d) Strata Corporation failed to discharge standard of care contrary to Section 31(a)(b) of the Act;
e) Order to pay Mr. Oldaker $1,250.00 per month commencing June 1, 2000;
f) Order to appoint Administrator.
October 26, 2001
Heard by Madam Justice Stromberg-Stein resulting in appointment of Administrator to June 30, 2002
May 22, 2002
Notice of Motion brought by Oldaker
Claims the 3/4 vote resolution passed March 28 authorizing a Special Levy of $45,000 for Operating Capital be declared null and void.
Heard by Madam Justice Boyd July 10, 2002 and dismissed.
June 27, 2002
Consent Order (entered July 17, 2002) without hearing to modify Administrator's appointment and extend same to September 13, 2002.
July 23, 2002
Notice of Motion brought by VR 1008
Sought to have funds purportedly held in trust by the Strata Corporation on behalf of Vojic, Monk, Hamilton and Oldaker released to the Strata Corporation.
Heard by Madam Justice DOrgan September 12 and 13, 2002 and granted with costs.
August 30, 2002
Notice of Motion brought by Oldaker
Sought to set aside resolutions passed at SGM of August 26, 2002 raising special levies of $15,000 and $5,000 for defending L003498 and S024180 respectively.
Heard by Madam Justice Dorgan September 12 & 13, 2002 and dismissed with costs.
September 12 & 13, 2002
Petition herd by Madam Justice Dorgan September 12 & 13, 2002 adn Administrator appointment extended until January 31, 2003. All other relief sought by Oldaker dismissed with costs without prejudice to the claims being made in Actions S024180 and S12351.
November 19, 2002
Notice of Motion brought by Oldaker
Requests Stay of Execution of the Order of Madam Justice Dorgan in assessing of Special Levies.
Heard December 4, 2002 in Supreme Court and referred to Court of Appeal.
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Date Commenced: April 20, 2001
Action #: S066018
Registry: Supreme - New West.
Parties: VR 1008 v. Walker & Vancity
Status: Complete (September 15, 2002)
WRIT
Collection action for outstanding strata fees
 
Date Commenced: July 3, 2001
Action #: S068435
Registry: Supreme - New West.
Parties: Vancity v. Walker & VR 1008
Status: Complete (September 15, 2002)
WRIT
Foreclosure action resulted in Order for Sale and sale of Property on or about August 15, 2002
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Date Commenced: April 26, 2001
Action #: S012351
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Hamilton, Monk, Oldaker, Vojic & Vojic v. Ball, Bramham, Campos, Carriere, Coleman, Erdman, Halva, Lewis & Lewis
Status: Pending
WRIT
Relief for damages for contravention section 31, 36 & 72 of the Strata Property Act, mis-management, improper conduct, negligence, bad faith and an accounting of financial affairs.
Amended Statement of Claim filed November 8, 2002
Hearing set for November 22, 2002 but adjourned generally by consent due to health of Mark Tweedy, solicitor for the defendants retained by Strata Corporation Insurer, AXA Pacific
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Date Commenced: July 3, 2001
Action #: S068435
Registry: Supreme - New West.
Parties: Vancity v. Walker
Status:
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Date Commenced: July 6, 2001
Action #: L011861
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Gonzalez, Hamilton, Monk, Oldaker, Vojic & Vojic v. VR 1008
Status: Pending
PETITION
Seeks that SGM of June 18, 2001 was in contravention of Strata Property Act and an Order that the Special General Meeting be cancelled.
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Date Commenced: August 7, 2001
Action #: L012185
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Ball, Bramham, Campos, Coleman, Fetherling, Lewis & Lewis, Owens v. VR 1008
Status:
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Date Commenced: March 28, 2002
Action #: 2002-73631
Registry: Small Claims - Vanc.
Parties: Gonzales & Gonzales v. VR 1008
Status: Pending
Relief sought: costs associated with legal counsel to redress purchase of #102, partial offset of proportionate costs associatd with repairs of #504, building envelope condition assessment, forensic auditor costs and Administrator costs.
Strata Corporation and Martin Lewis being defended by Dianna Hwang, solicitor appointed by Strata Corporation Insurer, AXA Pacific.
Settlement Conference set for October 30, 2002 adjourned at request of Gonzales until January 29, 2003.
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Date Commenced: June 7, 2002
Action #: L021782
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Oldaker v. Ascent, Ball, Bramham, Campos, Carriere, Halva, Lewis, Sullivan Construction & VR 1008
Status: Pending
WRIT
Claims negligence against defendants other than Strata Corporation.
Claims Strata Corporation failed to exercise powers and discharge duties as provided in the Strata Property Act by failing to cause the property of the Plaintiff to be restored to an habitable condition in a timely manner in compliance with Bylaw 171 of the City of Vancouver Building Code and the Building Envelope Renovation Regulations and therefore has contravened Section 72 of the Strata Property Act.
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Date Commenced: July 26, 2002
Action #: S024180
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Hamilton, Monk, Oldaker, Tan, Vojic & Vojic v. Ascent & VR 1008
Status: Pending
WRIT
Claims that members of the strata council, in September 1998, engaged unqualified and unskilled tradesmen to carry out repairs to the common property, specifically the roof, rendering the warranty on the roof void and causing extensive damage to the property of the Plaintiff's with such damage progessing until the present time.
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Date Commenced: August 9, 2002
Action #: CA30020
Registry: Court of Appeal
Parties: Oldaker v. VR 1008
Status: Pending
Claims Madam Justice Boyd erred in dismissing Motion of July 10, 2002 and seeks an Order that the $45,000 Special Levy of March 28 for purposes of increasing the Operating Fund of the Strata Corporation be declared null and void.
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Date Commenced: October 11, 2002
Action #: CA30176
Registry: Court of Appeal
Parties: Oldaker v. VR 1008
Status: Pending
Claims Madam Justice Dorgan erred in extnding the appointment of the
Administrator to January 31, 2003 and in assessing Special Levies of $25,548.15 and $40,000 for deficit recapture and roof/balcony repairs respectively.
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Date Commenced: ?
Action #: S78059
Registry: Supreme - New West.
Parties: VR 1008 v. Oldaker, Bank of Montreal
Status: ?
Foreclosure.
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Date Commenced: January 6, 2003
Action #: S78060
Registry: Supreme - New West.
Parties: Vr 1008 v. Hamilton
Status: ?
Foreclosure.
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Date Commenced: April 29, 2003
Action #: SO32263
Registry: Supreme
Parties: Monk v. Ascent, Crowe, Owens, Lewis and Coldwell Banker
Status: ?
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Date Commenced: September 19, 2003
Action #: L032653
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Monk, Oldaker, Vojic v. Coleman, Dudra, Hirjee, Fetherling, Katerchuk, Fearon, Mason
Status: ?
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Date Commenced: December 9, 2003
Action #: CA032653
Registry: Appeal - Vanc.
Parties: Monk, Hamilton, Oldaker, Vojic & Vojic v. Ball, Bramham, Campos, Carriere, Coleman, Erdman, Halva, Lewis & Lewis
Status: ?
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Date Commenced: ?
Action #: SO40132
Registry: Supreme - Vancouver
Parties: Gonzalez & Gonzalez v. VR 1008, Lewis
Status: ?
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Date Commenced: ?
Action #: S040133
Registry: Supreme - Vanc.
Parties: Gonzalez & Gonzalez v. Ascent, Roach
Status: ?