I love hearing from all of you after our posts!

Even your messages of bewilderment and concern about yesterday’s disappearing blog post.

A draft of version of the post was inadvertently published while multitasking on a vacation day. In a panic, the post was deleted. At least the whole blog wasn’t deleted.

Thanks for all

As we blogged on July 14, 2020 – The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services intends to proclaim a “Condominium Guide” into force effective December 1, 2020.  Submissions from the public on the proposed contents are due August 14, 2020. 

We made brief submissions on further potential headings for the Condo Guide table of contents.  These include status certificate and pre-construction condo purchase topics, first year deficiency and funding issues, conversion condominiums, and touch on the requirements for condo insurance, owner insurance and an explanation of standard unit vs. improvement coverage 

In our view, the suggested contents are comprehensive and hopefully the plain-language content will be too! 

In making our short notes, we had longer thoughts.  Here are some items we hope get fleshed out in the Condo Guide content: 


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The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act is in force and applies to condos as private service providers. We will be commenting on the practical implications of the AODA — Today we deal with “service animals.” Long gone are the days when a guide dog was the recognized animal of service. Service animals can now include cats, parrots, monkeys, goats, pigs and, yes, miniature horses. Read on to learn about what is acceptable and what is excepted.
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