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Final Version of New Condo Regulations Have Been Posted by the Province

On Monday, we blogged on the newly released implementation dates of most changes to the Condominium Act and to the Condo Management Services Act.  On that same day, we were advised by the Ministry that the final version of the first instalment of regulations under the Condo Act would eventually be posted on the province’s e-laws […]

NEW Dates for the Implementation of the Condo Act (and the Condo Management Services Act)

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has just announced the dates by which most of the changes to the Condominium Act and to the Condominium Management Services Act will come into force. New dates for the implementation of the legislative changes Expect most changes to the Condo Act, including the implementation of the new tribunal and of the […]

New Condo Authorities Launch their Websites!

The “new” Condo Act and the new Condo Management Services Act are expected to be implemented in phases over the next few months. While proposed regulations to this legislation are still in draft form, the new “Condo Authorities” expected to be set up just launched their web sites. Have a look! The Condominium Authority of Ontario Ontario is expected […]

Condo Managers Will Not Be Able to Solicit Proxies Under the New Condo Management Services Act

You will recall that, earlier this year, the province circulated the draft regulation it proposes to adopt under the new Condominium Management Services Act. We have extensively blogged about this.  In this post, we look at the restrictions imposed by this new legislation on the handling of proxies by condominium managers. Whether it is justified or not, […]

More Regulatory Proposals for the Condo Industry

The province has issued more regulatory proposals for your review and comments. These ones are less substantive in nature and deal with the mechanics of setting up the various Authorities and the Tribunal which will oversee this new legislative regime. Now is the time to share your opinions… or forever hold your peace! New Proposal to Regulate […]

The Proposed Regulations under the Condo Act Are out for Review – for Real, This Time!

Last week, we advised you that the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services had posted a “plain language” summary of the proposed regulations to be adopted under the “New Condo Act”.  Today, the province posted the “legalese version” of it, that is the full version of the proposed regulations. It can be reviewed here. Keep in mind […]

Draft New Regulations Under the Condo Act Are Out for Consultation!

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has posted yesterday a first draft of the proposed regulations to be adopted under the “New Condo Act”.  The province is seeking comments on this first draft by March 30, 2017.  Some of the proposed regulations could come into force as early as July 1, 2017. Bill 106, the […]

Complaints and Disciplinary Procedures against Condo Managers under the New Act

In this series of posts, we explore how Ontario proposes to licence and regulate condo managers under the new Condominium Management Services Act.  In this post, we look at who can lodge a formal complaint against a condo manager and how complaints and disciplinary procedures will be handled under this new legislation. Complaints Procedure The new […]

Who Will Be Exempt from Mandatory Licensing of Condo Managers?

As Ontario heads towards mandatory licensing of Condo Managers (and Condo Management Providers), we have been exploring the “ins and outs” of the new Condominium Management Services Act.  In this post, we review the various exceptions to the Province’s mandatory licensing requirements. Recap of recent posts In a recent post, we looked at the scope of services […]

Condo Managers With a Limited Licence Will Have to Work Under Supervision

In this series of posts, we explore the various condo management licences that will be granted under the new Condominium Management Services Act.  Here, we summarize the nature and requirements of the limited licence. This licence will require that condo managers work under supervision for up to 5 years before being able to apply for a general licence. […]