Ontario government

Tarion Warrant Corporation

CondoBusiness

Ontario boosts Tarion transparency

The Ontario government is boosting the transparency of its Tarion Warranty Corporation in a bid to strengthen consumer protection for new home buyers and owners.
ActionPlan

CondoBusiness

Ontario reveals housing supply action plan

Doug Ford government outlines plans to make it easier to build, afford, and access housing in the province.
LTCHome

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario budget promises support, new beds for long-term care

The Ontario Government is planning to eliminating “hallway healthcare” by adding and upgrading long-term care beds throughout the province.
Waterloo development

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario proposes changes to Greater Golden Horseshoe growth plan

The Ontario government has proposed changes to the Growth Plan intended to help increase housing supply, attract investment and protect jobs in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Oshawa Go Station GO Transit

CondoBusiness

Ontario to partner with developer on Mimico GO station

The Ontario Government has announced that it plans to partner with a condominium developer in order to deliver the proposed new Mimico GO Transit station.
trades apprenticeship

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bill 47 aims to modernize Ontario’s apprenticeship system

On Oct. 23, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced its Making Ontario Open for Business Act, which aims to modernize the province's apprenticeship system.
superintendent

REMI Network

Ontario Government introduces Bill 47 to repeal most of Bill 148

On Oct. 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 – Bill 47. The legislation would repeal significant amendments made in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act – Bill 148 – passed by the previous Liberal government.
housing approvals

CondoBusiness

Streamlined approvals to provide faster housing: report

A new RESCON report finds that there are ways to increase the speed and efficiency of housing approvals, which will help provide more housing supply.
landscape accreditation

REMI Network

Carbon market funding to upgrade Ontario schools

Ontario is investing in energy upgrades at college and university campuses across the province.
community hubs

REMI Network

Proposed community hubs get maintenance funds

Four community hubs across Ontario will receive funding through the Surplus Property Transition Initiative (SPTI) for up to 18 months.
Apartment Building

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario’s investment in affordable rental housing

At a press conference at Casa-Emery Village in Toronto, the provincial and federal government announced plans to invest $58.8 million in new affordable rental housing in Toronto.
Kipling Station

REMI Network

Major transit hub plans for Toronto’s Kipling Station

Ontario is partnering with Etobicoke and Mississauga to redevelop the Toronto Transit Commission’s Kipling Station into a major transit hub.
net-zero energy

REMI Network

Ontario enacts energy and water reporting reg

Ontario has now enacted its energy and water reporting and benchmarking regulation to help large buildings cut down on greenhouse gas emissions.
land transfer tax (LTT)

REMI Network

Ontario to increase land transfer tax rates

Ontario is proposing to increase land transfer tax rates on all types of real property for the first time since 1989.
OPAL retirement residences

REMI Network

Ontario care facilities get maintenance funding boost

Fifty nine community health organizations across Ontario will receive $4.1 million to repair and upgrade care facilities.
gender wage gap

REMI Network

Ontario ups efforts to close gender wage gap

Ontario is moving forward on closing the gender wage gap, using recommendations listed in the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee's final report.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Does the rental industry have an image issue?

A recent survey conducted by FRPO sheds light on the public's ambivalent attitude toward the rental housing industry and the Ontario Government's policies shaping it