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NOVA SCOTIA MEDIA RELEASES

Posted in Association News, Housing, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

NOVA SCOTIA MEDIA RELEASES

New attack on rental property owners coming from insurance companies Nova Scotia investment rental property owners under attack from politicians and activist groups are now facing their best-financed opponent yet: insurance companies. “Costs to own and operate rental properties are going up and up and up, with insurance rates the latest pain point, with no help or support from government,” said Kevin Russell, executive director of the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia...

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NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION TAKING PLACE SEPT 30 – SUPPORT AND CLOSURES

Posted in Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION TAKING PLACE SEPT 30 – SUPPORT AND CLOSURES

As part of Canada’s work to achieve reconciliation with indigenous peoples, the Government of Canada has established a new annual statutory holiday for federal workers, namely the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It will take place on September 30 each year, starting this month in 2021. Why the new holiday? The federal holiday implements Call to Action #80 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The holiday is to commemorate the tragic and painful history and legacy of...

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ONTARIO MOVING TO STEP 3 OF ECONOMIC REOPENING PLAN 5 DAYS EARLY

Posted in Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

ONTARIO MOVING TO STEP 3 OF ECONOMIC REOPENING PLAN 5 DAYS EARLY

Ontario will be moving to Step 3 of its economic reopening plan on July 16, nearly five days ahead of schedule, allowing activities such as indoor dining to resume and gyms to open for the first time in months. The new date was officially announced in a news release around 11:30 a.m. Sources told CTV News Toronto earlier in the day that cabinet met Friday morning to confirm the details. “Thanks to the tireless efforts of our frontline heroes, and the ongoing commitment of Ontarians to get...

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ONTARIO MOVING TO STEP TWO OF ROADMAP TO REOPEN ON JUNE 30

Posted in Coronavirus, Employment, Health & Safety, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

ONTARIO MOVING TO STEP TWO OF ROADMAP TO REOPEN ON JUNE 30

With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve, the provincewide vaccination rate now surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, and on the recommendation of the the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. “Because of the tireless work of our health care heroes, and the record setting success of our vaccine rollout, we are...

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COINAMATIC ANNOUNCED AS CANADIAN DISTRIBUTOR FOR LUXOR ONE

Posted in Media Releases, Newsworthy, Parcel Lockers

COINAMATIC ANNOUNCED AS CANADIAN DISTRIBUTOR FOR LUXOR ONE

Coinamatic Canada Inc, a leading provider of laundry facilities management services, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Luxer One to become a Canadian Distributor for the supply, delivery, installation and service of smart lockers designed for contactless package delivery. These lockers help to provide ease and convenience of package delivery and pickup for multifamily buildings, condominiums, corporate environments, educational institutions, and more. Todd Myers, Coinamatic...

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ONTARIO’S 2022 RENT INCREASE GUIDELINE

Posted in Bylaws / Regulations, Housing, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy, Rent Control, Rental Rates

ONTARIO’S 2022 RENT INCREASE GUIDELINE

Based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index (CPI), the guideline on rent increases for 2022 in Ontario is 1.2 per cent. The CPI is a measure of inflation calculated monthly by Statistics Canada using data that reflects economic conditions over the past year. The guideline applies to most residential rental accommodations covered by the Residential Tenancies Act. It does not apply to rental units in buildings occupied for the first time after November 15, 2018, social housing units, long-term...

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OREA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS TEN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS PROVINCE NEEDS

Posted in Development, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

OREA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS TEN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS PROVINCE NEEDS

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) released The Ten Infrastructure Projects for a More Competitive Ontario, a research report written in partnership with KPMG Global Infrastructure Advisory, outlining large infrastructure projects that will support a robust economy, creating new jobs and opportunities across the province.  To select the top ten, OREA and KPMG looked at economy-impacting projects across all infrastructure asset classes, then assessed them against specific criteria. Each...

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ONTARIO RELEASES THREE-STEP ROADMAP TO SAFELY REOPEN THE PROVINCE

Posted in Bylaws / Regulations, Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

ONTARIO RELEASES THREE-STEP ROADMAP TO SAFELY REOPEN THE PROVINCE

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has released its Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures based on the provincewide vaccination rate and improvements in key public health and health care indicators. In response to recent improvements to these indicators, Ontario will allow more outdoor recreational amenities to reopen, with restrictions in place, effective May...

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PROVINCIAL STATUS ON COVID-19

Posted in Bylaws / Regulations, Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy

PROVINCIAL STATUS ON COVID-19

As more contagious variants continue to pose significant risks, Ontario has extended the Stay-at-Home Order until at least June 2, 2021. All public health and workplace safety measures under the provincewide emergency brake will also remain in effect. During this time, the government will prepare to administer the Pfizer vaccine to youth between the ages of 12 and 17, beginning the week May 31, 2021, as the province also finalizes plans to gradually and safely re-open the province. In...

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HAVE A LEGAL QUESTION?

Posted in Industry Trends, Legal, Media Releases, Newsworthy

HAVE A LEGAL QUESTION?

During these difficult and trying times, RHBTV and Kristin Ley, Partner Cohen Highley want to help with legal questions from anyone in our industry. Watch the video announcement below and don’t forget to send in your questions

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