CMRAO Updates

Read articles and news stories about the CMRAO, regulation and the condo management sector.

Update: Expiry of Transitional General Licences

May 7, 2021 | Update

The CMRAO has been receiving inquiries from the condominium community, including our licensees, regarding the status of Transitional General Licensees and their progress towards the completion of the education requirements for a General Licence...

Message to Transitional General Licensees with Incomplete Education Requirements

February 5, 2021 | Update

This email is to remind you that as a Transitional General Licensee whose licence was issued prior to June 30, 2018, you have until June 30, 2021, to complete the education requirements and obtain a General Licence...

Message to Transitional General Licensees with Completed Education Requirements

February 5, 2021 | Update

On your most recent licence renewal application, you indicated that you had completed the education requirements for a General Licence. If this is accurate...

New CMRAO Login Process

December 22, 2020 | Update

The CMRAO has changed the login process for accessing your CMRAO account. We previously required a username and password, but going forward you will access...

New Education Program for Condominium Managers

October 7, 2020 | Update

In 2017, the Minister of Government and Consumer Services designated the courses and challenge exams developed by the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO) as...

Condominium Authority Tribunal – Regulatory Changes to Expand the Types of Disputes

September 1, 2020 | Update

Information was recently released that is of importance to condominium managers and management provider companies. The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) was recently advised...

CMRAO Education Requirements Survey

June 8, 2020 | Update

The CMRAO has launched a short 5 to 10-minute survey and is looking for your input as a condominium manager who holds a General Licence...

Assessing the Impact of Emergency Orders on the Condominium Sector

May 14, 2020 | Update

You are receiving this email because you are listed as the Principal Condominium Manager for a licensed condominium management provider company. The CMRAO and the Government of Ontario are seeking...

Last Chance – Take Our Survey!

March 9, 2020 | Update

If you have already taken the survey, thank you for your feedback. If you have not, please take a moment to respond...

Take Our Survey – Have Your Say!

March 3, 2020 | Update

If you have already taken the survey, thank you for your feedback. If you have not, please take a moment to respond; your feedback is valuable...

Webinar: The Complaints Process

November 5, 2019 | Update

Join the CMRAO’s Ali Arlani, CEO and Registrar, and Sandy Vizely, Deputy Registrar, as they discuss the CMRAO complaints process...

Reminder: Your Input is Important

September 19, 2019 | Update

This is a reminder that the deadline to complete the survey about condominium management profession competencies is September 26, 2019...

Important Reminder for Transitional General Licensees

September 13, 2019 | Update

If you have a Transitional General Licence, you have until June 30, 2021, to complete the educational requirements and obtain a General Licence...

Have Your Say: Guide the Direction of the Condo Management Profession in Ontario

September 5, 2019 | Update

The CMRAO is in the process of developing a set of competencies to describe the minimum competencies required to qualify for a General Licence...

Licence cards for the 2019-20 licensing year

July 22, 2019 | Update

Just like last year, the CMRAO will be sending physical licence cards to condominium managers who are licensed for the 2019–20 licensing year...

Licence Renewal Period Begins June 1

May 1, 2019 | Update

This is the first notice regarding the CMRAO’s upcoming licence renewal period. Your CMRAO Licence is set to expire in 60 days. The CMRAO will begin accepting applications and payments for licence renewals on June 1, 2019...

CMRAO Reducing Fees for the 2019–20 Licensing Year

April 23, 2019 | Update

The CMRAO is committed to being transparent and accountable for the efficient use of licensing fees that allow the organization to effectively carry out its mandated responsibilities as the...

Important Licensing Reminders

April 2, 2019 | Update

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has specified new continuing education requirements for General Licensees who completed their education and examination requirements prior to November 1, 2017...

CMRAO’s One-Year Anniversary

November 1, 2018 | Update

On November 1, 2017, the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA) came into effect, and the CMRAO was officially designated as the administrative authority to...

New CMRAO Licence Cards are on the Way!

September 22, 2018 | Update

We have received numerous comments about the cards that you are required to carry as a licensed condo manager, as outlined in section 28(1) of the General Regulation...

Licence Renewal Period Begins August 1

July 2, 2018 | Update

This is the first notice regarding the CMRAO’s upcoming licence renewal period. The CMRAO will begin accepting applications and payments for licence renewals on August 1, 2018...

Home Inspection Act – Implementation Phase

April 30, 2018 | Update

The Putting Consumers First Act, 2017, proposed a new statute called the Home Inspection Act, 2017 (HIA), which was passed last year, but is not yet in force...

New Requirements for Electric Vehicle Charging Systems

April 23, 2018 | Update

Starting May 1, 2018, regulations under the Condominium Act, 1998, that support the installation of electric vehicle charging systems (EVCSs) in condominiums will take effect...

New Regulations in Effect February 1

Feb 12, 2018 | Update

Condo management companies and condo managers licensed by the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) have an obligation to protect their clients' interests...