On May 12th, 2020, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 190, which has amended the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”) with a number of temporary changes to help condo communities even further during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The temporary changes are in effect province-wide and are retroactive to March 17, 2020, when the Declaration of Emergency was made.  According to Part IV.1 of the amended Act, these changes will remain in effect for the duration of the emergency period, plus an additional 120 day transitional period following its end.The government also has the option of extending the transitional period by regulation.

The temporary changes, which are included as a schedule, are summarized below:

 

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