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Tag Archives: law reform

Fall 2016 law reform update

Posted in Legislation & Regulation
With the change of season, our focus switches from sunshine and leisure back to the serious business of law reform. There are plenty of different items presently open for consideration.  Here are the most noteworthy for condominium stakeholders. Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (Tarion) In November 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer… Continue Reading

Employers tasked with addressing sexual violence and harassment

Posted in Legislation & Regulation
The Ontario government recently introduced Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2015.  This bill follows the government’s March 2015 action plan to reduce sexual violence and harassment. Bill 132 is an omnibus bill that, if passed, amends six Ontario statutes with respect to sexual violence,… Continue Reading

Condo law reform bill introduced

Posted in Condominium Act, 1998, Legislation & Regulation
The Province of Ontario has rolled out proposed new legislation to reform the existing Condominium Act, 1998 and establish mandatory licensing and regulation of condo managers. Following a careful review and elaborate public consultation process from 2012 to 2014, the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 was introduced in the legislature on May 27, 2015 as Bill 106.… Continue Reading

Fraud Alert: Rogue management firm at large in Halton

Posted in Financial Issues, Legislation & Regulation
It is not a lawyer’s usual role to alert the public about possible crimes being perpetrated by suspected criminals at large, but we feel compelled to do so when police and government fail to take action and leave condominium corporations vulnerable to a rogue. Boards of small condominium corporations in Halton Region should check whether… Continue Reading