CCI Toronto News

November 9, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Condominium Authority Seeks Feedback About Potential Changes to Tribunal’s Rules of Practice

In 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...

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November 3, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Provincial Government Proposes New Employee Protections

The Ontario government has recently (on October 25, 2021) introduced Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021. If passed, the act will amend various pieces of legislation affecting the rights of employees. We have focused on two of the most potentially relevant workplace changes for condominium communities.

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October 21, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

COVID-19 Passports/Certificates And QR Codes And Other Announcements

As everyone will have heard, last month the Ontario government announced that effective September 22nd, proof of full vaccinations and vaccine passports (referred to as “certificates”) are required for certain places open to the public, such as restaurants, casinos, and movie theatres.

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October 15, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Legislation Prohibits Harassment Of Property Management

As the Province of Ontario continues to navigate through the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, CCI Toronto and Area Chapter continues to hear reports from property managers who are being subject to harassment in their respective condominium communities...

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October 8, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Provisions for Electronic Meetings Extended to September 30, 2022

The Government of Ontario made regulatory amendments on October 1, 2021 under the Business Corporations Act (OBCA), Corporations Act (CA), Co-operative Corporations Act (CCA) and Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) that extend the temporary legislative amendments permitting corporations governed under the OBCA, CA, CCA and Condo Act to call...

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September 24, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Expanding the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Jurisdiction to Include Nuisance-Related Disputes

The Ontario government’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced on Thursday September 23rd, 2021 that the certain amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Regulations thereto would be proclaimed into force on Saturday, January 1st, 2022.

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September 3, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Competition Bureau – Criminal Charges Laid

On March 29, 2021, the Federal Competition Bureau published a brief news release related to alleged bid rigging in GTA condominium refurbishments occurring between 2009 and 2014.

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August 27, 2021 - CCI Toronto News

CCIT Call for Board Nominations

Call for Board Nominations

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August 3, 2021 - CCI Toronto News

“Condo Collapse!! What About Us??”

The Surfside, Florida condo collapse has grabbed the attention of everyone in the condo world. Surprise! Disaster! Tragedy! How? Why? We hope to address a number of relevant areas for the condo community at large. Industry experts representing different specialties will weigh in on the event, each examining it from

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July 15, 2021 - Legislative Newsflash

Ontario Step 3

On July 16, 2021, the Province of Ontario is set to enter Step 3 of the Provincial Government’s re-opening plan. Step 3 allows for more relaxed public health restrictions, many of which may have an impact on the re-opening of condominium amenities.

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