consumer protection


Province strengthens consumer protection with new rules: OREA

The government of Ontario has introduced legislation that, if passed, will implement North America-leading rules in the province around how real estate professionals can represent consumers.


Proposed Alberta bill promotes buyer protection

New legislation was proposed in Alberta last week that would establish a builder licensing program to help consumers identify which home builders they can trust, and which they should avoid.
home inspector


Ontario plans to regulate home inspectors

Ontario plans to introduce legislation this fall that would regulate the province’s home inspectors in order to provide better consumer protection.


Ontario passes Smart Growth legislation

On Dec. 3, the Ontario government passed legislation that intends to give the province’s residents more say in how the land in their communities will
Adrian Liu

Canadian Property Management

Understanding Canada’s new anti-spam law

Adrian Liu of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP discusses the Canada's new anti-spam law and shares three important things every property manager needs to know.
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Canadian Property Management

Real estate industry tags Ontario election issues

The real estate industry names Ontario election issues that will affect the sector, and outlines how this election has killed some proposed bills.