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Sept. 12, 2017 - Report for Ontario Attorney General Naqvi re Process Issues at the LAT
Aug. 25, 2017, NDP Critic MPP Gates' letter to Minister MacCharles re Tarion Review
Aug. 2017 - PC Critic McDonell calls on Minister to bring forward the results of Justice Cunningham's work to the ON Legislature
July 2017 - ON homeowners have lost confidence in the LAT to resolve new home warranty disputes: 2006-2017 analysis
Ontario Government has established a "
New Home Warranty Program Renewal Working Group
Members are required to work on a confidential basis
Apr. 27, 2017 - CPBH and the Shuman Family announce Dr. Earl Shuman Memorial Award
Dec. 2016 - Justice Cunningham makes 37 recommendations to radically overhaul ON's new home warrant
Mar. 28, 2017 - ON - Justice Cunningham's Tarion Review recommendations + Action Plan
CPBH deputation re ON Bill 59 - Home Inspections
Dec. 2016 Update on Canada's National Housing Strategy and the need to meet Building Codes
Nov. 2016 Disappointing decision by Government of Manitoba to delay new home warranty legislation implementation
Sept. 21, 2016 response to Tarion Review Interim Report.
Aug. 2016: Tarion Review - Documents released via FOI re contracts for Justice Cunningham and Deloitte Inc.
July 2016 Tarion Review - Summary of Justice Cunningham's Interim Progress Report
CPBH ten year analysis of Ontario's Licence Appeal Tribunal - 2006-2015
June 2016 Alberta minister responds to CPBH regarding rebuilding Fort McMurray and meeting Alberta's Building Code
June 1, 2016 - CPBH ON consumer study for Tarion Reviewer, Justice Cunningham
Mar. 3, 2016 ON: Minister Orazietti's Report Card
Feb. 17, 2016 ON: Input to PC Party of Ontario's Policy Process
Nov. 2015, Ontario's Licence Appeal Tribunal - serious problems continue - no visible progress in last year
Nov. 15, 2015 CPBH's response to PC Critic McDonell's questions regarding the Tarion Review
Nov. 5, 2015 Gov't of Ontario's Terms of Reference for the Review of the Tarion Warranty Corp.
ON: Oct. 18, 2015 - CPBH submission to the Gov't of Ontario's Standing Committee of Finance and Economic Affairs re requested amendments to Bill 106, Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015
Oct. 19, 2015 Federal Election: Read here about the four national parties' commitments related to Properly Built Homes, and what you can ask candidates when they ask for your vote.
Ontario families sweltering and freezing in newly built homes that do not meet the Ontario Building Code.
Please sign this petition: http://tinyurl.com/nmnlvts
ON, June 24, 2015 - Minister Orazietti's Report Card: One year anniversary as Minister responsible for Tarion - Continued Failing Grade
ON: Open letter to Premier Wynne re need for new legislation concerning Tarion and the LAT.
June 3, 2015, Expert assessor for Professional Engineers of Ontario supports HVAC Expert Bowser's call for OBC Inquiry re certain HVAC systems.
June 1, 2015 CPBH News Release re the Need for Bill 60, the Tarion Oversight and Accountability Act.
June 1, 2015 HVAC expert Dara Bowser's news release re Tarion Warranty in Toronto related to HVAC Inquiry under Building Code Act.
May 30, 2015 HVAC expert Dara Bowser calls on ON Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for HVAC Inquiry under Building Code Act.
May 3, 2015 - Ontario Consumer Services Minister Orazietti's report card - Grade "F"
Spring 2015 - 14 year old Ontario student's speech about the need for Bill 60, The Tarion Accountability and Oversight Ac
Ontario: Report for the Licence Appeal Tribunal for 2014 - A disastrous year for consumers but some progress in better understanding the problems facing consumers.
Feb. 2015 - Tarion - Ottawa lawyer (Douglas R. Adams) filed an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada concerning what he perceives to be "flawed legislation in the statute establishing Tarion".
An e-mail from Mr. Adams said "An institution without checks and balances.....is potentially a rogue institution"
PETITION re Bill 60, the Tarion Accountability and Oversight Bill! Please sign and mail the original of the signed petition to MPP Singh's office (address is on the bottom of the petition). Petitioners must be Ontario residents. Children may sign too! Please get as many signatures as possible and send in asap. Thank you for any assistance you can provide!
Feb. 28, 2015 - Ontario Consumer Services Minister Orazietti's report card - Grade "F"
Feb. 21, 2015, Alan Shanoff, Toronto Sun: Time to shine light on Tarion: Intended to protect new Ontario homebuyers, the agency appears to be protecting builders instead.
Jan. 30, 2015, Garry Marr, Financial Post: IMF says housing in Canada overvalued by as much as 20%.
Jan. 24, 2015, Alan Shanoff, Toronto Sun: Resolving auto insurance benefit disputes stacked against public (references serious problems with the Licence Appeal Tribunal re Tarion disputes).
April 9, 2014 Open Letter to Premier Wynne re Tarion, including Tarion employees' (whistle blower) letter to Premier Wynne
Dec. 10, 2014 - MPP Singh tables Bill 60, Tarion Accountability and Oversight Act, 2014 in the Ontario legislature - Hansard Transcript
HVAC: ASHRAE: An enabler in the residential sector by Robert Bean, R.E.T. P.L. (Eng.)
Fall 2014 - Manitoba's new home warranty regulations "weak" too
2013 - Ontario consumers continue to fare very poorly fighting Tarion decisions at the Licence Appeal Tribunal.
2013 - Manitoba's Bill 5 - New Home Warranty - "Weak"
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