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Smoking Cannabis in a Condominium: Designated Smoking Areas

Bill C-45, the federal government’s cannabis legislation, is expected to come into force on July 1st 2018, though there is some indication that this date may be pushed back as it goes through the Senate. Needless to say, the coming into force of Bill C-45 will, among other things, legalize the recreational consumption of cannabis across Canada.[1]  In parallel with Bill C-45, the government of Ontario has enacted the Cannabis Act, 2017 (the “Cannabis Act”), expected to be proclaimed into force at the same time as the federal legislation, which establishes a provincial framework regulating the use, possession, distribution and cultivation of cannabis in Ontario.

NEWS: Marc Bhalla in the Spring 2018 issue of Condo News

May 17, 2018

The Spring 2018 edition of Condo News magazine, published by the Golden Horseshoe chapter of CCI, features an article that Marc Bhalla wrote on page 33.

In his article, titled 5 Habits of Highly Effective Directors, Marc points to positive habits that condominium directors can embrace.

How the Sale of Goods Act Applies to Condos

It can be tempting, for simplicity’s sake, to assume that the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”) is the main, and sometimes only, source of law governing condominiums; however, there are many other pieces of legislation that can impact upon your community and its legal options.


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