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Ontario looking to shake up new home warranty program

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 4:31 PM | By Tom Venetis

Ontario is looking to shake up the rules on how homebuyers and builders are served by the current Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation (Tarion).

On March 28, the government released the final report by John Douglas Cunningham, former associate chief justice of the Ontario Superior Court, on the new home warranties act and Tarion.

“Our government is committed to protecting what is for most people the largest investment they will make in their lifetime — the purchase of a newly...