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Month: February 2017

New Disclosure Obligations for Condo Directors

We all know that Ontario is revamping its regulation of the condominium industry.  As part of the sweeping changes being introduced, the province is imposing mandatory licensing on condo managers but it is also imposing new training and new disclosure obligations on condo directors. In this post, we explore the new mandatory disclosure obligations. Please […]

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 […]

Can Noise Complaints Lead to the Eviction of a Condo Tenant?

People living in condos have a duty to comply with the corporation’s regulations. Condo corporations, for their part, have a duty to take all reasonable steps to ensure such compliance. But to what extent? Can tenants of a condo unit be evicted because they are causing excessive noise? Or should the corporation let neighbours sort out […]

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 […]