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April 7, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Important Announcement - Recent Amendments To The Condominium Act

Today, the Government of Ontario made regulatory amendments under the Business Corporations Act (OBCA), Corporations Act (CA), Co-operative Corporations Act (CCA) and Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) that extend the effective period of temporary legislative provisions.  

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March 24, 2021 - By Elia Associates

Covid-19 Bulletin No. 38 - What Is Permitted in The Grey Zone Of Ontario's Colour- Coded Framework?

Ontario Regulation 82/20 under the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, governs what is permitted in the Grey Zone of Ontario’s colour-coded framework. Schedule 7 of O. Reg. 82/20 provides a list of businesses that may operate. 

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February 23, 2021 - By Victor Yee

Charging Back Costs To An Offending Unit: Superior Court Clarifies Amlani, But Not Before Condo Authority Tribunal Mis-Applies It

As many in the industry are already aware, last year’s case of Amlani v. York Condominium Corporation No. 473, 2020 ONSC 194 (“Amlani”) has caused a great deal of confusion and uncertainty in condominium corporations across Ontario

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February 22, 2021 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 37: Stay-At-Home Order Remains In Effect For Toronto & Peel

The Ontario government have announced that Toronto, Peel Region and North Bay-Parry Sound District will remain under the stay-at-home order until at least March 8, 2021.  However, York Region will be placed in the red “control” zone of Ontario’s colour coded reopening framework, effective as of today, February …

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February 18, 2021 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 36: Ontario Moved Back To Colour-Coded Restrictions

The Ontario government have begun to phase regions back into the province’s colour-coded reopening framework and effective as of February 16, 2021, there will be a number of regions exiting the stay-at-home order. Toronto, Peel Region, York Region and North Bay Parry Sound are set to remain under …

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January 29, 2021 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 35: Ontario Extends Emergency Orders

The Ontario government, has extended its second emergency order currently in force under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

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January 15, 2021 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 34: Stay-At-Home Order For Ontario As State Of Emergency Is Declared

In response to the new COVID-19 modelling data released this week and the imminent threat to the health care system, the Ontario Government has declared a second provincial emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

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December 29, 2020 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 33: Back To The Future - Ontario Returns To Province Lockdown

Effective 12:01am Saturday, December 26th 2020, Ontario entered a province-wide lockdown to minimise the transmission of COVID-19 and to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed. All Public Health Regions were moved into the “Grey Zone” of the five-zone system put in place by the Ontario Government.

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December 15, 2020 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 32: Ontario Enforces Tougher Restrictions On Regions

What zone is my Region in? (Correct as of Monday, December 14, 2020)

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December 10, 2020 - By Victor Yee

With All Due Respect To The Auditor General... Democracy Is Messy, Managers Should Be Paid More, Leveling the Playing Field Means Awarding Costs to Either Side, and the Silent Majority of Condos Are Doing OK

On Monday December 7th 2020, the Auditor General of Ontario (the “AUDG”) released her annual reports for 2020, one of which focused on condominium corporations in this province.

The AUDG’s report on condominium oversight in Ontario included a number of pointed – and in our view, …

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