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Changes to your membership dues

You may not be aware but operating the membership management system requires the maintenance of around 143 programs and over 500,000 lines of coding.  It also involves a large amount of manpower to ensure each of our members are supported in their needs. Recent changes to the base code in […]


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WSIB Policy review

In early September, the WSIB released 7 draft policies in support of the Rate Framework Modernization.  The draft policies flesh out some of the significant changes that will result from the Rate Framework and provide guidelines on how the WSIB will do classification and determine if a company can have […]


Is the future rosy? Unlikely!

Over the last 3-4 months most Inspectors in Ontario have seen a decided down-turn in the Home Inspection business.  While a lot of this can be attributed to people waiving the home inspection condition as part of a multiple bid scenario, this is not the only driver. High prices restricting […]

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New Look for OntarioACHI 1

Web services updates We have been doing a lot of work at the back-end of the web services.  These changes are to better help our members and also provide easier navigation for members of the public. Quick access We have added a new menu button that allows anyone to see […]


Our membership continues to grow – February 2016

We would like to welcome our newest members. Daniel Swedlo Pedro Giorgana Doug Hurley Guy Hutcheson Robert Klassen Chris McArthur Bruce McFeteridge Matthew Merla Frank Salaris Gary Landiault Want to know more about these members? click on their names to see their profiles. The following members have registered as non-practicing […]


InterNACHI Quebec training 2015

Hello to all! This is to let everyone know that there InterNACHI training will be held June 12, 2015 in La Prairie We apologise for any technical difficulties that may have meant some have not yet received the information. If anyone is interested, I can send you the agenda. And […]


New Site, New services, new accounts 1

The last few weeks have seen a massive site re-development.  This has meant that we’ve had to replace all user accounts from the old system with new accounts on this one. You will be receiving an email with you user ID and password over the next couple of days which […]


Ministry of Consumer Services Survey of Inspectors.

The Ministry of Consumer Services via their consultants SEG will be reaching out to all inspectors in Ontario, regardless of affiliation to complete a survey. This survey is to assist the Government in the way in which the regulations will be formulated, managed and costed so it is extremely important […]


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The effect mandatory WSIB coverage has on Home Inspections

Bill 119 – Mandatory WSIB Coverage for the Construction Industry and how it affects Home Inspectors Effective January 1st, 2013, the Ontario government changed the Workplace Safety Insurance Act (WSIA), under Bill 119, to expand mandatory insurance coverage for the construction sector. In order to explain better what this means, […]


OntarioACHI offers mobile options.

You can now get OntarioACHI information on your android device.  Just scan any of the following QR codes, or enter the URLs to download the application installer to your device and never be without your daily OntarioACHI fix. Main site posts (Read only) This android app will display the posts […]


Free Radon Webinar

Thanks to Roy Cooke for passing this on: Webinar:  Reducing Radon in Canadian Homes Health Canada is hosting a webinar on reducing radon in new and existing homes. Join us to learn about: ·        Radon mitigation techniques with a detailed overview of the new Canadian mitigation guide […]


Bill 182 Radon Testing

The following is a link to Bill 182 which is in passage through the Provincial parliament. Bill 182 – An Act to raise awareness about radon, provide for the Ontario Radon Registry and reduce radon levels in dwellings and workplaces We believe this piece of legislation is a step forward […]


New Chapter of InterNACHI

We are in the process of forming a New Chapter of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to provide support and guidance to the Professional Home & Property Inspectors across Ontario in Canada. This Chapter will be based upon a not-for-profit incorporated organisation that will offer transparency and […]