The Government is Considering Bringing Changes to the CAT

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has recently launched a public consultation on a proposal to expand the scope of disputes that can be heard by the Condominium Authority Tribunal of Ontario (CAT). The CAT, set up in November 2017, currently has the power to hear and adjudicate certain condominium-related disputes, namely disputes pertaining to the retention and access to records held by condominium corporations under Section 55 of the Condominium Act, 1998. Continue reading “The Government is Considering Bringing Changes to the CAT”

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Delegation of Condo Act Forms to the CAO Confirmed!

In our previous blog, we informed our readers that the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services was considering a proposal that would involve delegating several forms under the Condominium Act, 1998 to the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO). After studying the proposal and receiving feedback from the public until September 30, 2019, the Ministry has now confirmed the transfer and has introduced the Rebuilding Consumer Confidence Act, 2019. Continue reading “Delegation of Condo Act Forms to the CAO Confirmed!”

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The CCIEO Writes to Mayor Jim Watson Regarding Water Billing Structure

As many of our readers may know, the CCI – Eastern Ontario Chapter (CCIEO) recently wrote to Mayor Jim Watson and to councilors at the City of Ottawa expressing condominium corporations’ disappointment and concerns with the city’s existing water billing structure. The letter was signed by our very own Nancy Houle, President of the CCIEO. Continue reading “The CCIEO Writes to Mayor Jim Watson Regarding Water Billing Structure”

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