Can a couple that sold their main residence to their son about 20 years ago to their son but continued using this address, claim their cottage as their main residence?

They sold their Ottawa residence about 20 years ago to their son but rented a room from them for income tax purpose, insurance, drivers' licence.  However, they are now spending about 98% of the time at their cottage in Venosta, Quebec.

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Oui ils peuvent utiliser le chalet comme résidence principale au point de vue fiscal.

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Tony Dallaire , Comptable-contrôleur

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