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Winter 2022 | Vol. 3 | Issue 4

The Board of Directors recently approved the CMRAO’s new Strategic Plan 2022–25 that will guide the operations of the organization for the next three years towards achieving the goal of enhanced consumer…

Discipline Committee Orders Fine and Completion of Education Course for Breaching Code of Ethics

In March 2022, the CMRAO’s Discipline Committee issued a decision against a licensed condominium manager related to allegations that the licensee misled a condominium corporation about the status of a…

Inspection Leads to Additional Actions and LAT Decision for Provider Business

On February 14, 2022, the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) issued a decision directing the Registrar to apply conditions to the licence of Millcreek Management. Background Between 2019 and 2020, the…

Upcoming Expiry of Transitional General Licences

Transitional General Licences are a time-limited class of licence for condominium managers originally introduced in 2017. Under section 16 of Ontario Reg. 123/17, “a Transitional General Licensee may not apply…

Condominium Manager Competencies Defined

In November 2021, the authority for setting education requirements transferred from the Minister of Government and Consumer Services to the Registrar of the CMRAO. Leading up to this transition, the…

Rental Condominiums and Compliance with the Condominium Management Services Act

The CMRAO has observed a concerning trend where properties registered as condominiums are operating as rental properties and not complying with the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA). These condominiums…

CMRAO Discipline Committee Finds Condominium Management Provider Business Breached Code of Ethics and Awards Penalties Totalling $10,000

Between October and December 2021, two cases were brought before the Discipline Committee of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) involving the same condominium management provider business, Larlyn…

Condominium Manager’s Role in the Electronic Voting Process

The CMRAO has recently received several inquiries regarding the condominium manager’s role in relation to collecting and handling electronic votes prior to a meeting of owners. As condominium managers are…

Jurisdiction of Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) Expanded

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) recently announced the expanded jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT). This expansion is the result of the government's recent amendments to Ontario Regulation 179/17 under…