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November 1, 2021 - By Victor Yee

Winter Is Coming: Ready Your Condo’s Noise And Other Nuisance Enforcements

On September 23rd 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the “MGCS”) announced that as of January 1st 2022, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) will have the jurisdiction to hear condominium disputes regarding noise, odour, smoke, vapour, light, or vibration (collectively, “NOSVLV” disputes).

On October 27th 2021, the Ontario Real …

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October 28, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.47: Reopening The Province By March 2022

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has released a plan to safely re-open Ontario that will manage COVID-19 for the long term. The plan outlines the province’s gradual approach to lifting the remaining public health and workplace safety measures by March 2022.

Ontario will …

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October 22, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.46: Ontario Extends Deadlines For Virtual Meetings And Electronic Voting

The Ontario government has extended the deadline for condominium corporations to hold meetings virtually. The previous deadline of December 31, 2021, has now been changed to September 30, 2022.

While the changes do not extend the timeframe to hold AGMs, it does allow for virtual meetings and electronic voting to …

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October 7, 2021 - By Victor Yee

CAT Gets Amlani Wrong Again; Why Does It Matter?

Unfortunately, the CAT has continued to misinterpret the Amlani case.  In the CAT’s October 1st 2021 decision in Middlesex Vacant Land Condominium Corporation No. 605 v. Cui, 2021 ONCAT 91 (“Cui”), the CAT has yet again failed to understand that Amlani was confined to the specific facts in that specific …

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September 22, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.45: Ontario's Proof Of Vaccination Program – Welcome To Vaccine Passports

With reluctance, the Ontario Government has introduced the Vaccine Passport.  Ontario residents will need to either print or download their second dose receipt from the government website until the enhanced certificate becomes available on or around October 22nd 2021. Proof signed by an Indigenous health provider or a receipt from …

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September 21, 2021 - By Victor Yee

Emailed Records Request? Either Do or Don’t, CAT Says

One of the persisting questions that has arisen ever since the new Request for Records regime was established on November 1st 2017 – and the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) along with it – is whether a unit owner’s Request for Records can be validly delivered to a …

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September 10, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Article Index For Miami Condo Collapse

This index was created as collection of resources and articles related to the Miami Condo Collapse. 

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September 10, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Condo Collapse – A Five Part Series

Part 1 – The Who

In this Five Part Series on the Collapse of the Florida Condominiums, I wanted to take the time to focus on not just the Who, What, Why, When and How that go into a disaster such as the collapse of the Surfside Condominium but the …

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September 7, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No.44: Ontario's new vaccine certification program

ONTARIO’S NEW VACCINE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Provincial Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced that starting September 22nd, 2021, proof of vaccination along with photo ID will be required at many non-essential businesses in Ontario under the Province of Ontario’s new COVID-19 vaccine certification program.

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August 27, 2021 - By CCI Toronto News

"Condo Collapse!! What About Us??"

Introduction

The Surfside, Florida condo collapse has grabbed the attention of everyone in the condo world.  Surprise!  Disaster!  Tragedy!  How?  Why?  We hope to address a number of relevant areas for the condo community at large.  Industry experts representing different specialties will weigh in on the event, each examining it …

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