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June 10, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Sudbury Case

It is generally understood by most condominium managers and directors that condominium corporations have certain obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). The OHSA arises most often in cases involving allegations of violent or harassing behaviour that is directed toward persons for whom the condominium corporation is their

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May 20, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Protection From Liability – COVID-19

As previously referenced in our legislative newsflash of November 3, 2020, Bill 218, the Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020 (“SORMEA”) has become law. The legislation was effective as of November 20, 2020 and is retroactive to March 17, 2020.

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April 23, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

COVID19 UPDATE

The Ontario Government announced new restrictions that came into effect on Thursday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. to address the increasing number of COVID-19 infections across the province. The new restrictions include a Declaration of Emergency and a province wide Stay-at-Home Order

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April 9, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Ontario Extends Time for Virtual Meetings and Voting and also Orders Stay-at-Home

​Since our announcement Iast October 6, 2020, we have all seen the third wave of COVID-19 hit along with the new variants that are infecting our communities at an alarming rate.In light of the significant increase in COVID-19 transmission, on April 7, 2010 the provincial government announced its third emergency

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March 24, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Residential Tenancies

One of the many impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health crisis has been significant disruption to the court and tribunal systems in Ontario. While all (or nearly all) levels of court and administrative tribunals have experienced some degree of disruption, few have been as affected...

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February 19, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Bill 118, Now Proclaimed

As many people reading this will be aware, condominium corporations are deemed to be the occupiers of their respective common elements for the purposes of the Occupiers' Liability Act (the OLA). This creates an obligation for a condominium corporation to take reasonable steps to ensure that people coming onto the

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January 15, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

COVID-19 Updates - January 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in Ontario, and particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, the government of Ontario has introduced new restrictions that may impact condo corporations.

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December 14, 2020 - Legislative Newsflash

Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act – December 2020

Two bills proposing to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA") are currently before the provincial legislature, each having passed second reading. The proposed laws have the potential to impact the condominium community in relation to sick leave and wages for residential workers.

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December 9, 2020 - Legislative Newsflash

Auditor General's Report: Value for Money Condo Oversight in Ontario

The CCI-Toronto Legislative Committee wants to ensure all members are aware that the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario released a report on December 7, 2020 entitled the “Value-for-Money Audit Condominium Oversight in Ontario” (the “AG Report”).

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November 18, 2020 - Legislative Newsflash

Future Education Requirements for Condominium Managers

The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (“CMRAO”) recently announced changes to the education requirements for condo managers. Effective November 1, 2021, the Minister of Government and Consumer Services will transfer responsibility for education to the Registrar of the CMRAO.

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