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Category Archives: Condominium Act, 1998

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Freaking awful

Posted in Condominium Act, 1998
There’s no sugar-coating it. The new prescribed forms under the amended Condo Act regulations are generally terrible. After spending more than 95 days working with these new forms and counselling and consoling condo owners, directors, managers across Ontario, we present this compilation of observations and suggestions. They are mostly critical but intended to be constructive.… Continue Reading

Links to new prescribed Condo Act forms

Posted in Condominium Act, 1998
After much anticipation and on the final evening before the first major batch of condo law changes came into force, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services released its new prescribed forms under the amended Condominium Act, 1998 and Ontario Regulation 48/01. For ease of reference, here are links to both “fillable” (for completing electronically) and “printable”… Continue Reading

Bob’s AGM tips

Posted in Condominium Act, 1998, Governance
Directors, managers and condo lawyers will spend at least the next year struggling through intricate implications arising with respect to the major amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 (“the Act”) and its many new regulatory provisions flowing from the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015. Managers have the obligation to refrain from rendering professional advice beyond their… 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