CCI Toronto News


April 9, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

CCI Toronto 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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November 10, 2020 - CCI Toronto News

CCI Toronto and Area Chapter Appoints Murray Johnson as New Chapter President

Murray Johnson, GL, CCI (Hon’s) has been appointed as President of the Canadian Condominium Institute – Toronto and Area Chapter, effective November 10, 2020.

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November 3, 2020 - Legislative Newsflash

COVID-19 Updates Nov 2020

As the COVID-19 infection rate remains at high levels in large parts of Ontario, the provincial government has taken steps to (re-)introduce restrictions and legislation in response. Below is an overview, but for more detail, be sure to contact legal counsel and/or public health authorities.

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October 27, 2020 - Legislative Newsflash

Condo Act Proclamation Re a Condo Guide Oct 2020

Proclamation of Amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 Respecting the Condo Guide. The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has recently announced that certain legislative amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) related to a condominium guide (condo guide) will come into force on January 1, 2021.

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