As per the City of Toronto's news release today, Landlords and Condo Boards are being urged to adopt new health and safety measures to protect residents from COVID-19. Large residential buildings with a high number of units require new practices and a rigorous cleaning routine to prevent viral spread.
Stay informed with the latest data on the number of COVID-19 cases.
While the Ontario government published a list of “Essential Businesses” which will be permitted to remain open, we hope to answer some further questions on everyday building operations in this blog post.
What materials are the worst, how long the virus lasts, and how to protect yourself.
Please keep your condominium directors and owners well informed regarding which essential businesses will continue to provide services to the condominiums you deal with and reassure them about what steps will be taken to protect the staff and residents from COVID-19.
To support Ontarians through the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Ontario is providing immediate electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms paying time-of-use (TOU) rates.
In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic declaration by the World Health Organization, Tarion has been taking various precautionary measures and adjusting their operations to ensure the health and safety of employees as well as homeowners, builders and the greater community. What does this mean for Condominium Corporations?
In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has passed Emergency Orders. As the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act includes a number of mandated deadlines, we are issuing the following advisory which supersedes previously issued advisories:
The Ontario government has now released the list of all essential businesses which will be permitted to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Condominium Managers are considered an essential service.
Management Office is a vital part of the condominium community. The primary risk to be managed is a health risk at this point and to curtail the spreading of this virus, it seems that ensuring minimal contact with people is the best method to slow this dynamic.