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The Ontario government announced new regulations on March 26, 2018 that support the installation of electric vehicle charging systems (EVCS) in condominiums.   These regulations become effective May 1, 2018.


As contemplated in our...Read more

Further to our Blog entry of March 6thGetting Ready for Marijuana…” there’s some interesting news.

Today’s Toronto Star features an article on Apotex, and its late founder’s, current efforts to develop a “potentially revolutionary” marijuana pill.  Despite Barry...Read more

The first few deliveries of the Tesla Model 3, Tesla’s more affordable electric car, have refreshed the topic of Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers in condominiums.  Crossbridge has long encouraged  the installation of EV chargers.  Our EV protocol, released more than four years ago, provided a...Read more

As you know marijuana smoking and limited cultivation will become legal federally as early as July 2018. All of us involved in condominium governance are very concerned about its implications. 

As the saying goes, it’s better to fix the roof on a sunny day.  Therefore, you and your board...Read more

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