CCI Toronto News

September 8, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

The 2022 Condo Conference

The CCI Toronto Legislative Committee thanks all our members for their continued support of our organization, and for your commitment to ongoing learning through our legislative newsflashes in addition to the other educational resources CCI-T has to offer!

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August 23, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

New Elevator Outage Reporting Requirements and Administrative Penalties under the TSSA

Further to our previous Legislative Newsflashes on elevator safety, elevator availability and administrative penalties for non-compliance, on July 1, 2022, two new provincial regulations under the Technical Standards and Safety Act came into effect.

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August 4, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

New Minister and Renamed Ministry Overseeing the Condominium Act

Following the June 2nd 2022 provincial election, the Ontario government announced on June 24th 2022 that the ministry responsible for overseeing the Condominium Act and the Condominium Management Services Act, formerly known as the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, is now known as the Ministry of Public and Business

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July 14, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

Airbnb Class Action Settlement

CCI-Toronto has been made aware of a class action lawsuit that was filed in British Columbia against Airbnb. Based on the proposed class definition as filed with the BC court, the class includes a) all condominium corporations in Canada whose common elements were used or rented through Airbnb without the...

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June 23, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

Recent Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Ontario government recently made changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act to address the issue of delivery workers lacking reliable access to a washroom while working.

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May 31, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

Ontario Provincial Elections - Election Outreach Responses

The provincial election to be held on June 2, 2022 is fast approaching. CCI-Toronto, in conjunction with the other Ontario CCI Chapters, sent a questionnaire to candidates representing the major parties in wards with a significant number of condominiums, asking for their positions on several condominium-related issues with background information

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May 24, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

Ontario Further Strengthens Consumer Protection for Buyers of New and Pre-construction Condos

In view of heightened public concern and media reports about cancelled pre-construction condominium projects, the Ontario government has announced regulatory changes aimed at helping to protect buyers of new and pre-construction condominiums.

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February 23, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

Case Law Update: Tharani Holdings Decision

Since November, 2017, the Condominium Act, 1998 (the Act) and the regulations thereunder have required any person running for election to a condominium corporation’s board of directors to disclose certain information to the unit owners in order to be qualified to be elected. Theoretically, a failure to make...

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February 8, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

CCI-T Submission to the Condominium Insurance Consultation - Insurance Act, Condominium Act, 1998, Building Code Act, 1992

CCI-T has submitted comprehensive comments to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Service on behalf of all CCI chapters in response to the Ministry’s request for written comments as part of the Ministry’s consultation on condominium insurance issues.

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January 6, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash

COVID-19 Modified Stage 2 and Proposed Permanent Changes to Enable Digital and Virtual Processes under the Condominium Act, 1998

As the Ontario government announced on January 3rd, 2022 in response to an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, as of January 5th at 12:01 AM, the province has entered into a “Modified Step 2” phase of its road to recovery from the pandemic.

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