Condo Owners Association COA

Important Links to Websites

Important Links to Websites (3)

Government Legislation relating to Condominiums and the Condominium Act if you can consider there is a different condo Act in every province across Canada

Thursday, 21 February 2013 00:00

Human Rights and Accessibility

Written by

Protecting Human Rights and Accessibility 

Did you know that condominiums must comply to Provincial Government Legislation AODA which is the Accessibility under the Minister of Community and Social Services.   Province of Ontario Accessibility Laws

Ontario has four (4) Accessibility Standards which can be identified in the provincial government by clicking here for the Government of Ontario Wizard.     This will provide you with a comprehensive personalize summary of what you have to do for compliance.  Persons with disabilities as studied and announced by the Royal Bank account for approx 25 Billion Dollars spending annually.  This number will rise as the population ages.

It is important to create a Province to allow all people, business and our communities to provide equal accessibility, goods and service and equal participation for everyone.   Condo Corporations must comply with this Act or they will be fined accordingly.

Chamber of Commerce's Partners with Province

Canadian Human Rights - Government of Canada - Justice Laws Act 

  1. click - Human Rights Act  
  2. click - Ministry of Attorney General - Human Rights in Ontario

The Condo Owners Association will be discussing Human Rights for Condo Owners with the Attorney Generals office.  Under the purpose of this act is to extend the laws in Canada to allow all individuals to have equal opportunity without prevention or discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted.   Also discrimination of pregnancy or child-birth. 

Condo Owners can find some protection under the Human Rights Act.  The Human Rights Code protects every person's right to equal treatment without defamation, slander or insult.

Standard of Human Rights Laws in Ontario

*  Service

* Accommodation

* Harassment in Accommodation

* Contracts * Employment

* Person's accommodation under eighteern


Note:  Fifteen (15) grounds of discrimination:

*  place of origin                       *  ethnic original        *  colour                          *  citizenship

*  age record of Offence           *  family status           *  creed                           *   creed

*  receipt of public assistance    * marital status          *  sexual orientation         *   disability


Sunday, 25 March 2018 21:17

Government MP MPP Councillors

Written by

Working Together with the COA 

The Condo  Owners Association structure was designed to embrace a voice for Condo Owners at the Provincial level and with local MP's and MPP's in each Riding and the local Councillors in each Ward of the City.  COA also works directly with the Mayors and City Staff and other Representatives relating to various issues and new regulatory process/changes relating to condominiums

MP's  - The Members of Parliament
  1. MP's are elected to the Canadian House of Commons
  2. Each COA Districts (Ridings) works with MP representative
  3. ie Ottawa has 308 seats in the Canadian House of Commons
  4. View MP Seats at Parliament Hill 

MPP's The Ontario Provincial Members of Parliament
  1. 107 Seats for MPP's who serve the Legislative Assembly of Ontario 
  2. MPP's have a Toronto office at Queen's Park and a constituency office. 
  3. View MPP seats in your riding

Municipal Councillors
  1. Represent their Local Wards within their City.
  2. These Wards represent the COA Districts. 
  3. List of Ontario Municipalities - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing


COA TORONTO Division and Related District

There are 26 COA Divisions across the Province of Ontario located in various Cities and Towns.   Each of these have various Districts also known as their Political Riding and/or Municipal Ward.

COA Districts Design  Click for City of Toronto Districts Graph

  1. Districts are known by their Political Riding and Municipal Ward. 
  2. Example:  COA Toronto has 44 Districts
  3. Each Toronto District has a Councillor, MPP and MP
  4. MPP's on the Provincial level at Queen's Park
  5. MP's on the Federal level at  Queen's Park and Parliament Hill  
  6. Councillor represents City/Municipal issues at City Hall.