Government Extends Emergency Orders Until June 19, 2020

The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, 1990 until June 19, 2020 (the previous date was June 9, 2020). This measure has been adopted to protect frontline care workers and the public, as the province gradually reopens. Orders that have been extended until June 19, 2020 include (but are not limited to): Continue reading “Government Extends Emergency Orders Until June 19, 2020”

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not an Excuse

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, released on April 2, 2020, highlights the Court’s message to the legal profession that while in-person hearings have been suspended, where it is fair and in the interest of justice to move forward by other means, the parties should do so. To that end, the Court of Appeal sent parties who had an upcoming appeal a notice setting out various options to allow the appeal to move forward. Continue reading “The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not an Excuse”

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COVID-19: The Impact on the Tarion Claim Process

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on daily life in Ontario, Tarion has responded by acknowledging the potential impact the crisis may have on the ability of condominiums to complete their performance audits, and by committing to review situations where such delay may occur on a case by case basis. While Tarion is not confirming that deadlines applicable to the filing of any performance audits will necessarily be extended, Tarion is expressing a willingness to work with any condominium that is or may be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in this respect. [Please see Tarion’s Advisory Notice for more information.] Continue reading “COVID-19: The Impact on the Tarion Claim Process”

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