August 30, 2017 – The condo insurance consultation, held by the Ministry of Finance from July 14 to August 29, should eventually lead to major reforms in this field.
Bodies such as the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (ChAD) (Damage Insurance Chamber), which oversee insurance brokers and agents’ work, as well as that of claims adjusters, responded to this consultation by producing a brief, filed with the Ministry of Finance. The latter will analyze the many proposals received, and take decisions that all interested parties hope will be in the best interest of all concerned.
July 14, 2017 - A consultation on the subject of divided co-ownership insurance was officially launched by the Ministère des finances (Department of finances). This initiative is within the scope of the work of the Ministère de la justice (Justice Department), already in progress which will ultimately lead to the revision of Quebec co-ownership rules (legislative reform).
The said consultation "arises from the finding that the current rules are insufficient", to ensure the maintenance and protection of a portion of the built-up real estate, "and they are also a source of stress between co-owners when losses occur. The withdrawal of a major insurer (Aviva) from the Québec co-ownership insurance market, is symptomatic of the problems in this sector, reports a press release put on line by the Ministère des Finance.
October 20, 2016 – Condo insurance in Québec is not an easy subject. Co‑owners, directors and managers will be the first to purchase the book Condo insurance Everything You Should Know at the Montréal Fall HomeExpo (October 20 to 23, 2016) at the Olympic Stadium, stand 250.