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Condo Act News

Below are the latest updates and news relating to the Condominium Act, 1998 and the condominium industry's governing bodies.


August 29, 2022   Condo Act
Extension of Expiry Date of Temporary Virtual Meeting Provisions to September 30, 2023

Today, the Government of Ontario made regulatory amendments under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) and four other statutes which extend the effective period of temporary legislative provisions permitting corporations governed under these statutes to call and hold meetings virtually, as applicable, notwithstanding certain restrictions or requirements.

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February 22, 2022   Condo Act
Rental Condominiums and Compliance with the Condominium Management Services Act

The CMRAO has observed a concerning trend where properties registered as condominiums are operating as rental properties and not complying with the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA). These condominiums are operating under the assumption that they are not subject to the CMSA because the units are all owned by …

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January 21, 2022   Condo Act
Condominium Manager's Role in the Electronic Voting Process.

Condominium managers are licensed professionals who are expected to set a good example of professional conduct when providing condominium management services. When executing the administrative requirements of owners’ meetings, condominium managers are expected to act as neutral and impartial administrators.

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January 18, 2022   Condo Act
Summary of Changes to the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Rules of Practice

This table below provides an overview of the important CAT rule changes. These changes include clarifications, new rules, and changes to address the CAT’s expanding jurisdiction.

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January 12, 2022   Condo Act
Summary of Changes to the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Rules of Practice

The Condo Authority Tribunal updated its Rules of Practice and issued a new Practice Direction to clarify how it will approach ordering legal fees and other costs.

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January 4, 2022   Condo Act
Draft Proposed Permanent Changes to Enable Digital and Virtual Processes under the Condominium Act, 1998

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services would like to invite you to participate in a written consultation on draft proposed amendments to facilitate virtual processes under the Condominium Act, 1998.

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October 6, 2021   Condo Act
Ontario Extends Virtual Meetings and Electronic Voting Until September 30, 2022

The Government of Ontario has made regulatory amendments under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) and four other statutes that extend the effective period of temporary legislative provisions permitting corporations governed under these statutes to call and hold meetings virtually, as applicable, notwithstanding certain restrictions or requirements.

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September 23, 2021   Condo Act
Expanding the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Jurisdiction to Include Nuisance-Related Disputes

On January 1, 2022, several changes under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) will come into force.

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May 21, 2021   Condo Act
Extension for all Transitional General Licensees to Complete the Education and Exam Requirements to Apply for a General Licence

The Government of Ontario made a regulatory amendment under the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 to extend the time that all Transitional General Licensees have to complete the education and exam requirements to apply for a General Licence by approximately one year, from June 30, 2021 to May 31, 2022.

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April 7, 2021   Condo Act
Extension of Temporary Legislative Amendments Related to Virtual Meetings

the Government of Ontario made regulatory amendments under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) that extend the effective period of temporary legislative provisions permitting condo corporations to call and hold meetings virtually. The effective period of these temporary legislative provisions has now been extended to end on December 31, 2021.

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