Dates of Interest – 2018


The Home Inspection Profession is, like other professions, subject to external influences. 

Some affect our businesses directly, some have a knock-on effect from changes outside of our profession. 

We’ve put together a list of dates we think might have an impact on the profession.

 

 

 

 January 1, 2018
  • New Stress testing for Mortgages – Canadians getting, renewing or refinancing a mortgage might have to prove that they would be able to cope with interest rates substantially higher than their contract rate.
  • WSIB Policy Changes.  Removing Inspectors from Rate Group G
 January 17, 2018
  • Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 February 9, 2018
  • E-filing open for resident and immigrants in Canada for 2017 tax year.
 February 19th, 2018
  • Family Day
 February 28, 2018
  • Last day to issue T4s, T4As and T5s to employers and CRA (Canada Revenue Agency).
 March 6, 2018
  • OntarioACHI – Teach a man to fish conference
 March 7, 2018
  • OntarioACHI – Teach a man to fish conference
  • OntarioACHI – Annual General Meeting
 March 8, 2018
  • OntarioACHI – Teach a man to fish conference
 March 11 -15, 2018
  • Spring Break
 March 15, 2018
  • First Tax instalment payments due date
 March 17, 2018
  •  Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 April 18, 2018
  • Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 April 19, 2018
  •  Good Friday
 April 22, 2018
  •  Easter Monday
  • Deadline to set up a pre-authorized debit payments for 2017 to avoid interest charges.
 May 20, 2018
  • Victoria Day
 May 30, 2018
  •  Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 June 7, 2018
  •  Election day in Ontario – Queens Park is in recess from June 11 until September 7, so if Home Inspection Act, 2017 is not proclaimed before June 11 it won’t likely happen until after September 7.
 June 15, 2018
  •  Second Tax instalment payments due date
 July 11, 2018
  •  Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 September 3, 2018
  •  Labour Day
 September 15, 2018
  •  Third Tax instalment payments due date
 October 8, 2018
  •  Thanksgiving (Canada)
 October 24, 2018
  •  Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 October 30, 2018
  •  OntarioACHI Membership Renewal date  (All renewals need to be completed by this date)
 November 22, 2018
  •  Thanksgiving (U.S.A.)
 December 5, 2018
  •  Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement
 December 15, 2018 
  •  Fourth Tax instalment payments due date
 December 24,2018
  •  Christmas Break