Legislative Newsflash - Proposed Changes to the CAT'S Jurisdiction
One of the many changes to the condominium legislative landscape that came into force on November 1, 2017 was the creation of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT). Since its inception, the CAT has only had the jurisdiction to deal with disputes over condominium records. However, the Government of Ontario recently announced proposed changes to the regulations under the Condominium Act, 1998 that would significantly increase the scope of the CAT's jurisdiction.
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All Condominiums are Legally Required to File Condo Returns
Under the Condominium Act, 1998 (the Act) and Ontario Regulation 377/17, all condominium corporations are legally required to file condominium returns with the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO).
Any condominium corporations that have not yet filed their returns with the CAO and paid their annual assessments, must act immediately to avoid legal consequences for not complying with the Act, including late penalties.
Please contact the CAO at: 416-901-9356 or toll-free: 1- (800) 854-9014
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Condo Contact Magazine
Volume 25: 50 Years of Condominium Living
Included in this Issue: COVID-19 Editors' Summary – Key Information and Resources - Virtual Meetings…Getting Past the Fear - CCI Director Interviews (This Could be You!) - Recent Amendments to the Employment Standards Act Regarding Temporary Layoffs and Constructive Dismissal - Virtual Eastern Ontario Director's Course; and more!
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Professional Services Directory
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