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Bill could make timely elevator repair mandatory

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 @ 2:57 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Being stranded by a broken down elevator may become a thing of the past if Bill 109, the Reliable Elevators Act, comes into effect.

The private member's bill introduced by Trinity-Spadina Liberal MPP Han Dong aims to amend the Building Code Act and the Consumer Protection Act with respect to residential building elevators.

Sarita Samaroo-TsaktsirisThe proposed legislation suggests that elevators in residential buildings be fixed 14 days after the contractor first learns of a problem; elevators in seniors homes and long-term care facilities will be fixed seven...