We previously blogged about the new Construction Act and how individual unit owners who are selling can now obtain a court order vacating the lien(s) to their specific unit. But what about the timelines for construction liens and the holdback requirements? Continue reading “Changes to Lien periods Under the New Construction Act”
As noted on the Condominium Management Registry Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) website, condominium management licences run from July 1st to June 30th each year and are to be renewed annually. In most years, the deadline for managers and management providers to complete their licence renewals will be June 30th. However, in this initial transition year (2018), this deadline was extended to August 31st. So, all managers and management providers should have completed their renewals (for the 2018-19 licence year) by August 31, 2018. Continue reading “Some Licensing and Education Requirement Updates for Condo Managers”
On October 24th CCI – Eastern Ontario is hosting their AGM at the Hellenic Community Centre in Ottawa. Following the AGM there will be a complimentary session with a special focus on Dealing with the Ottawa-Gatineau Tornado Aftermath, that you won’t want to miss! Continue reading “DHA’s Nancy Houle Weighs In On Natural Disaster Safety Measures for Condos at the Upcoming CCI-Eastern Ontario AGM!”
To bring any type of legal action in Ontario, including claims made by condominium corporations, there are generally two relevant dates litigants should be aware of:
• the basic limitation period – two years from the date that you knew, or ought to have known, about the claim; and
• the ultimate limitation period – 15 years from the date on which the act or omission took place, regardless of whether the elements of the claim become known, or are discoverable, during that 15 year period.
October 17, 2018 has arrived—the legalization of cannabis is now in effect across the country. As a hotly anticipated issue for condominium boards and owners alike, CTV News interviewed DHA’s own Cheryll Wood to get the low down. Continue reading “DHA Primetime: Did You Catch Cheryll Wood On CTV News Last Night?!”