CCI Toronto News
August 4, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
New Minister and Renamed Ministry Overseeing the Condominium ActFollowing 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
July 14, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
Airbnb Class Action SettlementCCI-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...
June 23, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
Recent Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety ActThe 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.
May 31, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
Ontario Provincial Elections - Election Outreach ResponsesThe 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
May 24, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
Ontario Further Strengthens Consumer Protection for Buyers of New and Pre-construction CondosIn 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.
February 23, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
Case Law Update: Tharani Holdings DecisionSince 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...
February 8, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
CCI-T Submission to the Condominium Insurance Consultation - Insurance Act, Condominium Act, 1998, Building Code Act, 1992CCI-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.
January 6, 2022 - Legislative Newsflash
COVID-19 Modified Stage 2 and Proposed Permanent Changes to Enable Digital and Virtual Processes under the Condominium Act, 1998As 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.
November 9, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash
Condominium Authority Seeks Feedback About Potential Changes to Tribunal’s Rules of PracticeIn light of the upcoming expansion of the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s jurisdiction on January 1st 2022 into disputes about noise, odours, smoking, vapours, light, and vibrations, the Condominium Authority of Ontario is seeking the public’s input regarding: 1) Whether and when legal fees should be awarded to a party...
November 3, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash