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At roughly 10:45 p.m. on October 31st, the province released the new, prescribed forms that became effective November 1st.  Since then, condominium managers, boards of directors, owners and residents have had to work them.  It’s been frustrating for everyone.

In...Read more

In July 2016 we wrote our first Blog entry on the deplorable state of elevator repair in Ontario.  Since then there has been some progress. Most notably, Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings.  The provincial government plans to establish a data-...Read more

As of February 1, 2018, the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) will begin to assess complaints against the province’s recently finalized Code of Ethics found in O.Reg. 3/18 adopted under the Condominium...Read more

On January 16, 2018, the Ontario government announced a program called the Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program (WEVCIP).  Their intent was to support installing charging stations at workplaces to make it easier for people to use Electric Vehicles (EVs) to get to and from work...Read more

We released our Electric Vehicle (EV) charger protocol way back in October of 2013 – nine months before the mass-market Tesla Model 3 was even announced on Twitter.  The protocol encouraged the installation of EV chargers in condominiums by providing a pathway for our managers and boards to...Read more

As of November 1st, many sections of the amended Condominium Act, 1998 and regulation O. Reg. 48/01 have become effective.

We have now come full circle.  We started with the Condominium Act, 1998 and regulation O. Reg. 48/01. After extensive consultation, the...Read more

On Wednesday, November 22nd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Crossbridge will host an informative Directors’ Seminar on the impact of the new condominium act.

The seminar will feature industry leaders from the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), and senior officials from the...Read more

In his September 19 article entitled More About the Mandatory Training for Condo Directors. Rob Escayola of Gowling WLG provides an excellent summary of the...Read more

As the provincial government slowly finalizes the many regulations that complete and give substance to the new condominium act, we are getting a more complete picture of the changes that that will begin to take effect September 1 (payment of CAO fees) and November 1 (licensing of managers, and...Read more

While our name may have changed, our commitment to outstanding customer service remains.  Ontario’s new Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking initiative (EWRB) is an excellent example of this.  Our Energy Manager and VP of Client Services have been working behind the scenes with the...Read more

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