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February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz

Check out the latest edition of Condo Buzz for lots of interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Mina Tesseris

Conserve Energy and Save Money

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Steve Hubbard

Charging Grants: Sources & Considerations for Condos

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Derrick Finn

Incentives for Energy Retrofits

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Thomas Noel

Why Get Energy Efficient Windows?

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Communities

February, 27 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

CCI National Update

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2024 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

February, 23 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Strategies to Prolong the Service Life of Your Common Elements

Join Sonja Hodis (moderator), Chris MacMillan, Jon Dickson, Jeremy Nixon and Jeff Livingstone as they discuss strategies to prolong the service life of your condo’s common elements. As we have seen in the media, some condominiums are finding themselves in a very difficult cashflow situation as their infrastructure ages and saved reserve funds are not adequate to pay for major repairs and replacement. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 15 2024 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Dushan Dvjak

Spring Preparation Checklist for Condominium Corporations: Essential Planning Steps

As the winter frost begins to thaw and signs of spring emerge, condominium corporations must gear up for the seasonal transition to ensure the smooth functioning and well-being of their properties. Spring brings its own set of challenges and opportunities, making proactive planning essential for maintaining the integrity and attractiveness of the condominium complex.


 
Common Issues

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Winter 2024

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Eric Hrycyk

Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrade

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Insurance Issues

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Seth Henoch

Going Away For The Winter

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

The Green Condo Page

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Doug Forbes

Anti-Harassment Rules

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Reiss

The Reiss Report: Sales Outlook Bright For 2024

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

February, 10 2024 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Condo Conversation Corner - Winter 2024

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2024 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Common Issues

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Winter 2024

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Carriagehouse Condominium: An Historical Downtown Property with a Varied Industrial Heritage

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Condominium Director Training Strategies – CCI-NL

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Communities

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Overview of the Latest Update to the Condominium Information Program (NL-CIP) – Released Feb. 2023

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Some Thoughts on Condominium Legislation

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Insurance Issues

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Blair Campbell

Commercial Condominium Insurance Thoughts For 2024

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 30 2024 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Colleen Morrison, Adrian Turpin, John Leonard, Kira Hanesly

We’ve Only Just Begun: The Quest to Make Our Building Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2024 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 25 2024 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Passing Advice to New Condo Directors

You have purchased a condo. For many, whether it is your first home or your downsized home, condo living is a unique lifestyle. You find yourself living in a community within a community. Your new community will have a board of directors, rules, by-laws, an operating budget, a reserve fund budget, maintenance contracts, etc. Then you get notice of an Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”)...


 
Common Issues

January, 24 2024 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums in Ontario

Join our moderator, Sonja Hodis along with Patrica Elia, Ashley Winberg, Ashley Lamb, Jeff Struewing, Blair Spinney and Jon Juffs as we introduce you to various aspects of condominium living, ownership and governance. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 18 Winter 2024

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Kelly McDonald

Ice Forming Along Your Eaves? Here’s What You Should Know

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Justin DeBoer

Roofing Resilience: Navigating Warranties and Weather in Multi- Residential Properties

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Zeke Margaritis

Design-Build vs. Design Tender for Condominiums: A Comparative Analysis

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Financial Matters

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail, Nigel Parker

The Cost of Deferred Maintenance – When Spending Money Makes Sense

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Johathan Miller

Navigating Damages in Ontario Condominiums: Understanding Responsibility and Recovery

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Financial Matters

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Will McKay

Navigating Financial Waters for Condominiums: Choosing the Right Financial Advisor for Your Investment Voyage

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

January, 22 2024 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Poirier

Project Planning and Effective Communication

From the Volume 18, Winter 2024 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Winter 2024

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

2023 South Alberta Condominium of The Year Winner

From the Winter 2024 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): John Campbell

Enhancing Building Envelope Coherence With Effective Communication

From the Winter 2024 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Jesse Macleod

Maintaining and Identifying Deficiencies in Concrete: A Guide for Condo Board Members

From the Winter 2024 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Dana Hagg

Licence To Grill: Applicant Roasted in Condominium Balcony Barbeque Dispute

From the Winter 2024 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 15 2024 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Elaine Courte

The City of Calgary Short-Term Rentals

From the Winter 2024 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Communities

December, 28 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Thanks for an Amazing Year, 2023!

Sparklers, noise makers, and countdowns. The anticipation is almost too much. It must mean that we’ve finally done it. We’ve reached the end of 2023. But before we say “hello” to 2024, let’s take a moment to reflect as a Chapter on all our accomplishments this past year!


 
Common Issues

December, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2023/2024-2

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2023/2024-2


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

December, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Séan Eglinton

Are You Ready for Winter?

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-2 November 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

December, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Winter Safety on a Condominium Property

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-2 November 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Common Issues

December, 21 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 39, issue 2 - Winter 2023

Newsletter of the CCI North Alberta Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Case Law Update 2023

Join condominium lawyers Sonja Hodis, Ashley Winberg, Natalia Polis and Katya Ukrainetz as they discuss important cases from the Court and CAT in 2023. [Read More]


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 30 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Meet the Leaders Taking the Grand River Chapter into 2024

Let’s take a moment to welcome the Board of Directors who will be leading the Grand River Chapter (GRC) into the new year!


 
Common Issues

November, 17 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Pro Tips and Tricks

Join our moderator Sonja Hodis as she extracts golden nuggets from our panel of CCI Huronia professional and business members who share their pro trips and tricks for condominiums. [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

November, 16 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Chapman, Dushan Dvjak

Streamlining Operations: The Benefits of Electronic Signatures and Payment Approvals for Condominium Corporations in Ontario

Condominium corporations in Ontario face numerous administrative tasks, including obtaining signatures and approving payments for various transactions. Traditionally, these processes involved manual paperwork, extensive printing, and time-consuming physical meetings. However, with the advent of electronic signatures and payment approvals, these tasks have become more efficient and cost-effective.


 
Common Issues

November, 9 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Fall 2023

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 9 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Dana Hagg

Court Discusses Use of Single Purpose Corporations

From the Fall 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Insurance Issues

November, 9 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Potting Soil Fires

From the Fall 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 9 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Gary Caouette

So, You Are a New Board Member, What Do You Do Now?

From the Fall 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 9 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Walter Wakula

Investing the Reserve Fund – Part 3 – GIC Strategy

From the Fall 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Common Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 2023

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Yulia Pesin

Decisions From the Courts

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Kay

Common Area Refurbishment Refresher

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Geoff Grist

Building the Right Condo Board Team

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sophia Rojenko,

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Study Term and Phase-in Periods Really Matter

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tony Bui

The CAT’s Cradle and How the Condo Authority Tribunal is Missing its Mark

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Profile: 35 Mariner Terrace

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Thomas Noel

Embrace the Green Revolution

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Katherine Sebben

Innovation & Technology

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois

Digital Notice Boards in Condos

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 3 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Managing Air Quality in Highrise Condominiums

From the Fall 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 2 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Happy Board, Happy Life!

A condominium’s Board of Directors play a significant and immeasurable role in the daily governance of a condominium corporation in Ontario. Board members are not only responsible for ensuring the corporation is well managed on behalf of all owners and residents, they are also responsible for ensuring that the corporation’s financial assets are secured and well managed.


 
Common Issues

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 17 Fall 2023

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

A Plastic Shovel to Build a Condominium – Auditor General’s Report: A Business look at some solutions for the industry

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Communities

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Robin Dafoe

Looking Back, Looking Forward; Six years of the Condominium Authority of Ontario

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Maria Durdan, Richard Elia

Bill 91 – Less Red Tape, 7.5/10 Stronger Economy Act, 2023 – effective October 1, 2023

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Martin Venema

FEATURE CONDO: Wentworth Condominium Corporation #36

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Craig McMillan

Effective Leadership

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Kelly Halkett

Understanding The Role and Function of Makeup Air Equipment

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Tyler Brook, Matt Foster

Buried Services: Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): John De Vellis

Beware: Your “Independent Contractor” May be an Employee

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

“Top Tip” – Fall Readiness

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

November, 1 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dan Webb

Q&A: Procedures, Harassment and Shared Facilities

From the Volume 17, Fall 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Fall 2023

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Communities

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Short-term rentals in the news

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Denise Turnali

Building envelope upgrades save you energy — and money

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Eric Hrycyk

Manitoba Limitations Act sets new time limit to sue

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

CCI Manitoba’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Meet the four re-elected CCI Manitoba directors

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Financial Matters

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Kirsten Bishop

Inaugural forum attracts 37 treasurers

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne

We’re building stronger communities the MAC way

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Reiss

The Reiss Report: Condo Real Estate Blog

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Condo Conversation Corner

From the CCI Manitoba Fall 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 20 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

What is an Effective Condo Director?

Join Sonja Hodis as well as our breakout room facilitators (Patricia Elia, Michele Farley, Ryan Griffiths, Debbie Dale, Ashley Winberg and Blair Spinney) as we explore what makes an effective director. While the Condominium Act and a condominium’s by laws create the bare minimum criteria to qualify for the director position we all know that it takes more than just these bare minimum requirements to be an effective director. [Read More]


 
Insurance Issues

October, 19 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Chapman, Annie Bailey

Mitigating Risk When Snowbirds Fly South

Things to consider before the Snowbirds Fly South. We hate to say it, but it’s that time of year again to prepare for plummeting temperatures and to make plans for the winter ahead. Maybe you like to head down south for the winter and escape Canada’s snow. But what are some things you should be thinking about before you leave your home for the winter?


 
Common Issues

October, 11 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 39, issue 1 - Fall 2023

Newsletter of the CCI North Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2023/2024-1

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2023/2024-1


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr

Less Red Tape, Stronger Economy Act, 2023

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr

Disputes Regarding the Declaration - Arbitration vs a Court Application

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Safety Issues Around DIYs

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Electrical Systems—Are You At Risk For A Fire?

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr

Safeguarding Privacy: Protecting the Privacy of Board Members and Individual Employees

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Takeaways from the Spring CCI-National Leaders’ Forum

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Galvanize New Board Members

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 6 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

A Corporation Asset—Protecting Our Trees

From the CCI Review 2023/2024-1 August 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Common Issues

October, 5 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Fall 2023 Condo Buzz

Check out the latest edition of Condo Buzz for lots of interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 5 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Lamb

Common Elements VS. Exclusive-Use Common Elements

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Property Management Issues

October, 5 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Debbie Dale, Kirsten Dale

Managing and Rule Enforcement

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Insurance Issues

October, 5 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Michele Farley

Fire Safety on Exclusive-Use Property

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 5 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Sonja Hodis

Enforcing Breaches

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

September, 28 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

The Negativity Bias and You!

Wait, what bias? The negativity bias is a psychological phenomenon in which humans tend to give more attention and weight to negative experiences, emotions, and information than to positive ones.


 
Common Issues

September, 26 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 35

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 26 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Cheryll Wood

Changes to the Condominium Act, 1998 – Effective October 1, 2023

From the Volume 35 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 26 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Steve Christison

An Engineer’s Perspective on Meetings

From the Volume 35 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 26 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Natasha Mayhew

A Director's Perspective on Meetings

From the Volume 35 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Communities

September, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Safety and Security in Your Condominium

Join Sonja Hodis (Hodislaw) as she discusses  personal and property security issues as well as fire safety in condos with Michele Farley (FCS Fire Consulting Services) and Benjamin Tabesh (Condor Security). Learn about how to identify your condo’s vulnerabilities and suggestions for best practices to make your condo community safer for all those that work and reside there. [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 14 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Are You Ready For Your AGM?

Preparing for your condominium’s Annual General Meeting can cause a lot of stress for your management company, board, and unit owners if your past meetings have not gone so smoothly. In a room full of people you don’t know very much, discussing financial and intimate details of your condominium community can feel daunting, to say the least.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 31 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

Paving the Way

It’s near the end of summer with the grass burning with some condominium communities experiencing another drought, so what’s the rush in reminding the Board it needs to be making paving decisions, now?


 
Communities

August, 26 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Antoni Casalinuovo, Dylan Parobec

Managing Conflict Amidst An Influx of Demographic Changes

From the Volume 35 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 17 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Dushan Divjak

The Importance of Cleaning Catch Basins in Building, Garages, and Parking Lots

A well-maintained infrastructure not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of a building but also plays a significant role in preserving the environment. Catch basins, commonly found in building garages and parking lots, serve as essential components of storm water management systems.


 
Communities

August, 3 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

Students in Condominiums: Parking, Noise and Garbage Oh My!

It is that time of year again! Students return and for condominiums with many student rentals, it can be a difficult period to navigate.


 
Common Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Summer 2023

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne

Importance of Disclosure Statements

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Denise Turnali

Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling System to Save Energy

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Sean Restall

Court Case Lessons Learned

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Reiss

The Reiss Report: Condo Real Estate Blog

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Advocacy Update - Summer 2023

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Salaam, Alan Forbes

CCI National Leaders Forum & Conference - A Newbie’s Perspective

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): John Popowich

CCI National Council - Leading the way

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Financial Matters

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Condo Conversation Corner: A View & A Voice

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Fire Code, Parkades and Storage Lockers

From the CCI Manitoba Summer 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

July, 20 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matia

Why You Should Register as a Canadian Condominium Institute Member

What are reserve funds? Who funds them? Who audits them? What is a property manager and how do you contact one? Are you allowed to plant a garden in your yard? Did you even know you had to ask? Even seasoned condominium industry members need support and access to resources.


 
Common Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 16 Summer 2023

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Financial Matters

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Here Comes the Judge……er Auditor General! [Opinion] A Look at the Industry from a Business Perspective!

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Stephen MacDougall

Roof Truss Separation Anxiety

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

FEATURE CONDO: Hearthstone by the Lake

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Tim Van Zwol

Top Planning Considerations for Parking Garage Restoration

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Making Tough Decisions - Tips to Assist Directors Communicate Legal Obligations

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

Construction Contracts from an Engineer’s Perspective

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jonathan Miller

Updates to Elevator Reporting Requirements: Focus on Safety and Accessibility

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Communities

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Carole Booth

Community Living – What does it mean to live in a Condo Community?

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Craig McMillan

Continuing Professional Education for Condominium Managers

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 13 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Stephanie Sutherland

Q&A: Procedures, Harassment and Shared Facilities

From the Volume 16, Summer 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Summer 2023

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Omar Khan

All Things Appraisals – Insuring to Value

From the Summer 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Jason Stallard

The Rise & Risk of E-bikes

From the Summer 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 13 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Apathy is the Enemy of Condo Boards: Condo Faces $25k Fine for Ignoring Accessibility Complaint

From the Summer 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

July, 13 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Walter Wakula

Investing the Reserve Fund – Part 2

From the Summer 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Common Issues

July, 6 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

Summertime, and the Living’s…Not so Easy?

Summer should be a time to relax and enjoy the sunshine and some company. Despite condos being known for requiring less maintenance that owners need to take on themselves, they are not completely hands-off.


 
Communities

June, 29 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Podcast Review – Parties in Your Condo

The CCI Condo Podcast, presented by the Grand River Chapter, and hosted by Michelle Dyer, offers insight, perspective, and advice across all sectors of the condominium industry.


 
Common Issues

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 38, issue 4 - Summer 2023

Newsletter of the CCI North Alberta Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Dan Nielsen

Government Advocacy Report

Building on the busy winter season, this past spring did not prove to be any less active for our government advocacy for the Canadian Condo Institute in Alberta.


 
Communities

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Michael Janz

Council Connection - City Hall Needs You... Better Condos = Better Community

We need your help. Local leaders, City councillors (like me), Mayors, town councillors, and others are scratching our heads trying to determine better ways to engage you and your neighbours in your community.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Keven Lackey

How to Have a Cool, Cool Summer

Edmonton is known for the Oilers, West Edmonton Mall, its River Valley, Festivals, and friendly people. What’s not well known, is we have 325 sunny days per year on average – one of the most in North America.


 
Communities

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Alberta Condo Expo

A bustling crowd of over 400 filled the NAIT Innovation Productivity Centre for this year's Alberta Condo Expo (ACE), held over a day a half on April 28th and 29th.


 
Communities

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Dan Nielson

National Leaders' Forum

CCI National hosted delegates from across all chapters in sunny Saskatoon for the 2023 National Leaders' Forum.


 
Property Management Issues

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Vahid Rashidi

Apartment and Condo Waste Changes

Answering the six biggest questions about changes to Edmonton’s apartment and condo collection.


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 28 2023 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Erin Berney

Legal Corner - Navigating Difficult Situations (& Board Members)

Condominiums are special types of communities with all the benefits and potential problems that can come from living in close proximity to other individuals. From time to time, conflict will inevitably arise between unit owners, unit owners and the board, and even between board members.


 
Common Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Watson

Hoarding – When Clutter Becomes a Hazard

We have all experienced being disorganized and having large collections or too much clutter around. When does clutter move from just an unorganized mess to a safety hazard and a liability? At some point it becomes more than an unpleasing sight and turns into a hoarding situation that impacts individuals living in it and those around it.


 
Common Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 2023

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick

The Uninformed Purchaser

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Andrea Lusk, An Nguyen

Decisions From the Courts

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Quintin Johnstone

The Elephant in the Room

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James O’Hara

Managing Service Providers is Everybody's Business

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Samantha Kenkel, Justin Tudor

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Standard Unit Prices Don't Always Work

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Cutten, Maciej Lysiak-Janiek

Are Your Garage Ramps Ready For Winter?

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Cobi Ladner

Refurbishing Your Floors?

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Condominium Financial Pressures

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kathryn Gaysinky

Diffusing Pressure at Refurbishing Project Presentations

From the Summer 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

June, 22 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla, Andrea Menard

Whose Land is Your Condo On?

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

June, 16 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

What a Nuisance! How to deal with noise and smoke/odour nuisances in your Condo

Noise, Odour, Smoke, Vapour, Light and Vibration - that is what the Condo Act and its Regulations define as a nuisance. What does your Declaration or Rules say? When is something a nuisance? Where is the balance in interests? What is the Condominium's role and duties? What are the important considerations when managing these claims effectively? [Read More]


 
Communities

June, 15 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

What You Didn’t Know About That Bird Feeder

Who doesn’t love the sound of soft chirps on a summer morning? Maybe you’ve picked up a cute little bird feeder from Terra, or perhaps you built one with your family. If your condominium permits bird feeders (please make sure they do!), what more is there to think about?


 
Common Issues

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2022/2023-4

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2022/2023-4


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Vincent L. Londini

Are Appraisers Approved and Qualified to Provide Reserve Fund Studies?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Power Outages—Are You Prepared?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr

Condo Corporation Wins CAT Case Against Disruptive Tenant, Landlord on the Hook for Costs

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr, Madeleine Stirland

The Director Certificate Program—Day 1

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Bill 91, Less Red Tape, Stronger Economy Act, 2023

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Finances and Condominium Deficits

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 12 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

When Is It Time to Update Rules?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-4 May 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

June, 8 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Justin Tudor

EWRB Reporting Deadline for Condominiums is 3 Weeks Away

In Ontario, Condominium Corporations and property managers have a responsibility to ensure compliance with Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking (EWRB) regulations.


 
Property Management Issues

June, 1 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Dyer

Wasn’t that a Party?

It’s the story a Condominium Manager knows all too well. The Monday morning or Tuesday morning (after a long weekend) voicemail check.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 25 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Corey Sargeant

Annual Fire Inspections

Annual fire inspections in your Condominium are a requirement of the fire code, while some owners, board members and property managers may find the process onerous, or an interruption of their day, all should remember this issue relates directly to life safety and should garner the attention that is deserved not fulfilled and filed away as a requirement that has been met.


 
Common Issues

May, 19 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Spring 2023 Condo Buzz

Check out the latest edition of Condo Buzz for lots of interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Property Management Issues

May, 19 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jessica Laker

Differences Between Styles of Condominiums, Building VS. Townhouses

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 19 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jon Juffs

Differences Between High-Rise and Town-House Reserve Fund Studies in Ontario

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Insurance Issues

May, 19 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Michele Farley

Who Is Responsible for Fire Safety in Condos? Townhouses VS. Apartments

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Insurance Issues

May, 19 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Townhouse Condominium VS. Apartment Condominium Insurance Coverage: The Same but Different

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Spring 2023

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Communities

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne

Why Should A Condo Corporation Join CCI?

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Jim Huntrods

Greener Shingles Winnipeg – An Alternative to Replacing Your Shingles

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Efficiency Manitoba Is Here to Help You Improve The Energy Efficiency of Your Condominiums

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Ellad Gersh

Preventing Title and Mortgage Fraud

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Insurance Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne, Seth Henoch

Fidelity Insurance for Condo Corporations

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

The Advantages of Condominium Living

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Fake News is Real

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Reiss

The Reiss Report: Condo Real Estate Blog

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

May, 18 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Grossman

Enhancing Communication in Condominium Communities: A Technological Approach for Board Members and Property Managers

From the CCI Manitoba Spring 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Common Issues

May, 17 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 34

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Financial Matters

May, 17 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Natasha Mayhew

Reserve Funds – from a Director (or four)’s perspective

From the Volume 34 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 17 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): James Davidson

What Causes a Special Assessment?

From the Volume 34 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Communities

May, 17 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Influencers

From the Volume 34 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

May, 17 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

MAC Profiles

From the Volume 34 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Communities

May, 12 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Insurance in Condos - Where are we now, Where are we going?

Join our moderator Sonja Hodis (Hodis Law) along with Tom Gallinger (Atrens-Counsel) and Tricia Baratta (Gallagher), two leading condo insurance professionals, as they discuss the current insurance market, future trends and things to consider when your renewal comes up. Want to learn about Condo Insurance basics? [Read More]


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 11 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Dushan Divjak

Internet, Wi-Fi, and TV in High-Rise Buildings

In today’s world, Wi-Fi and television have become an integral part of our daily lives. However, using them in high-rise condos and apartment buildings can be quite challenging due to various factors such as signal interference, congestion, and distance from the router.


 
Common Issues

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Spring 2023

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Mollo, Ashley Winberg

Decisions From The Courts

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Paola Beci Gjata, John De Vellis, Deborah Howden

Monitor This

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Val Khomenk, Joy Mathews

Healthy Buildings - 9 Foundations For Wellness

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stewart Handrahan, Murray Johnson

Carbon Taxes

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Guest Contributor

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Failure of Pipe Linings

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condo of the Year Quarter Finalist

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Justin Tudor

Getting Out What You're Putting In

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Daniel Gary

6 Condominium Management Tools

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 10 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Christian Coldea

Best Practices Advice For Condominium Rope Access

From the Spring 2023 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

May, 4 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

To Renew or Not to Renew – Read This First

So, you’re a condominium corporation or professional in the Grand River area, and you’re coming to the end of your yearly CCI membership.


 
Common Issues

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Spring 2023

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Erin Berney, Maryam Musbah

Strategies for Board Members

From the Spring 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Walter Wakula

Condo Case - Investing the Reserve Fund – Part 1

From the Spring 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Page

Considering the Importance of Periodic Inspections of Façades for Tall Buildings

From the Spring 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Financial Matters

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Walter Wakula

Avoiding a Loss of Your Bank Account Balance

From the Spring 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 1 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Cory Bilyk

Is “Preventive” Maintenance Costing You Money?

From the Spring 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Communities

April, 27 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Want to Learn More About the Condominium Community? Attend a Home Show!

It can be intimidating to approach condominium industry figures, such as real estate agents, property managers, or current owners, to get a sense of what it’s like living in a condominium community.


 
Financial Matters

April, 20 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Federal Underused Housing Tax – Update

The Underused Housing Tax Act came into force with an effective date of January 1, 2022.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

April, 13 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Corey Sargeant

Planning For Big Summer Projects

When a corporation is moving towards a large repair project it can become a daunting process at times. Below are some best practices when undertaking a large project such as paving, building envelope restoration, and or infrastructure replacement.


 
Common Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 15 Spring 2023

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Property Management Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

A Condominium’s Spring Planning Checklist

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Shawn Trudel

“Top Tip” - Roof Health

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Gaby Arato

FEATURE CONDO - 8111 Forest Glen Dr. Niagara Falls, Ontario

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Communities

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

The EV Evolution

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jon Juffs

Engineering Tips

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Rick Malda, Tim Van Zwol

Spring Planning for Landscaping and Irrigation

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Insurance Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): William Shin

All Things Appraisals – Insuring to Value

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Poirier

Thermal Loss & How You Can Spot It!

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

The Greening Revolution for Condos – Where are we as Canadians?

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Antoni G. Casalinuovo, Bill Thompson

Learning from a Tragedy - What Amendments Can be Made to the Condominium Act to Protect the Community?

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 11 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Maloney

Q&A: Standard Unit Bylaws

From the Volume 15, Spring 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

April, 6 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Natashia Houser

Are You Really Good, Though? What Happens if You Share That You Are Struggling?

As a condominium manager, people will often ask you how you are, and generally there is an automatic response: “I am good, how about you?” To then have the same response in return. All too often this is not the case. Whether one will admit it or not.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Federal Underused Housing Tax - Update

The Underused Housing Tax Act came into force with an effective date of January 1, 2022. Any person or entity that owns residential property in Canada and that does not fall into the definition of “excluded owners” are considered to be an ”affected owner”. Affected owners must file an annual UHT return with the CRA by April 30, 2023 (a previous newsflash showed this date as May 1).


 
Property Management Issues

March, 30 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

What to Expect When You Are Expecting

No…not that kind of expecting. Expectations. We all have them. We have different expectations for a variety of things as well, and they depend on our mood. We expect our coffee order to be made correctly. We expect people to drive safely. We expect responses to our emails. These are all fine and good, but when do our expectations hit the roof?


 
Communities

March, 24 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Short Term Rentals in Condos - Get Answers to your "Short" questions!

Join Sonja Hodis (Hodis Law) along with Patricia Elia (Elia Associates), Jeff Struewing & Jodie Kennedy (Shore to Slope), Josh Milgrom (Lash Condo Law), and Tom Gallinger (Atrens-Counsel Insurance Brokers), and Michele Farley (FCS Fire Consulting Services) as they discuss various issues. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 23 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Roberto Imbiscuso

Spring Clean Up Checklist For Condominiums

As the snow melts and temperatures begin to rise, it’s time to get your property ready for a fresh start in the spring. It’s time to start thinking about ensuring your property looks its best for your tenants, customers, and visitors. Focusing on making sure your property is safe and well maintained with power sweeping, garden care and lawn maintenance services adds value to your building.


 
Common Issues

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2022/2023-3

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2022/2023-3


 
Financial Matters

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Michael Watson

Is Your Condominium Corporation Facing a $10,000 Penalty Under the Underused Housing Tax Act?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Skirten

COVID, Conflict, Patience, Communication

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Willie Carroll

How Drones Are Changing Condominium Property Inspections

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr

Respectful Email Communication in Condos: A Primer for Unit Owners

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Religious Diversity in Our Community

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr, Madeleine Stirland

Violence and Harassment in Condominium Communities

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

Why Would a Condo Corporation Choose to Borrow?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 22 2023 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Heather Dickenson

“Single Family Only” Clause in Ontario Condo Declarations

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-3 March 2023 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 16 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Stephanie Giovinazzo

Audits to AGMs: What’s the Connection?

Your condominium’s fiscal year has just come to an end and now it is time to start gathering the information to send off to the auditor. Now you may start wondering: Why do we even need an audit? Great question!


 
Communities

March, 9 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

March Break in the Grand River Area

Arguably the second most-looked-forward-to time of the year. March Break. Whether your memories with March Break include a plane ride, or the best sleep-ins of your life, sometimes planning ahead makes sure you get the most out of your break.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

March, 2 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Daniel Brockenshire

Electricity Providers’ Requirement for a Security Deposit

The Ontario Energy Board Distribution System Code (the “OEB Code”) provides that all local electricity distributors’ Conditions of Service must fall within the framework of the OEB Code when requiring electricity security deposits from their customers.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

March, 1 2023 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Holly Stone

Bayview Condominiums - A Modern Living Space on the West Coast

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2023 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 1 2023 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Winter 2023

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Common Issues

March, 1 2023 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Experience of the Imperial Condominium Corp. With Persons Taking Up Residence in Our Entrance Foyer

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2023 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 1 2023 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Condominium Corporation vs. Home Owners Association – What Are The Issues?

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2023 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 1 2023 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Electric Vehicles (EVs) – an Update

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Winter 2023 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 1 2023 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Federal Underused Housing Tax

In June, 2022, the Underused Housing Tax Act came into force with an effective date of January 1, 2022. The purpose of this legislation was to introduce the Underused Housing Tax (UHT), which is calculated as a 1% tax on the value of residential property. The tax is aimed primarily at non-resident, non-Canadian owners of residential property that is considered to be vacant or underused.


 
Communities

February, 24 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Tenants in Condos

Join Sonja Hodis (Hodis Law) along with Patricia Elia (Elia Associates), Sheila Krivsky (Shore to Slope), Natalia Polis (Lash Condo Law), and Tricia Baratta (Gallagher Insurance) as they discuss various issues condo boards, owners and property managers must deal with when condos have units that are occupied by tenants as opposed to condos who only have owner occupied units. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 23 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail

Do You Have a Leak?

Have your windows or walls recently been leaking? Make sure to check for condensation before considering a larger repair.


 
Insurance Issues

February, 16 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): David Outa

Slip, Trip and Falls; Whose Fault is it Anyway?!

We have all seen and heard the commercials, ‘Hurt in a slip and fall? Call 555-555-5555 now! Our All Star team of lawyers are waiting to get you the compensation you deserve!’ Typically these advertisements run during prime time TV show times in the evenings or on your favorite radio station as you drive to and from work.


 
Common Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz

Check out the latest edition of Condo Buzz for lots of interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Insurance Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Tom Marchese

Fire Safety - What to Expect in 2023

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Lamb

Things to Consider Going into the Real Estate Market in 2023

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Property Management Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Struewing

CMRAO & CAT Updates

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Mina Tesseris

Bill 23

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Proposed Implementation of Ultra Low Overnight Energy Prices

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Insurance Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jon Juffs

Insurance Bureau of Canada Update

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 15 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Winberg

Bill 23: Friend or Foe?

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2023 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

February, 10 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 33

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 10 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Victoria Craine

Condominium Authority Tribunal: Jurisdiction of the CAT

From the Volume 33 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 10 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Katya Ukrainetz

A Look Back at CAT Cost Awards in 2022

From the Volume 33 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Common Issues

February, 10 2023 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Cheryll Wood, Michael Lewicki

In Reverse – Navigating the CAT – Experiences, Thoughts and Concerns

From the Volume 33 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

February, 9 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

Board Tips for 2023

What happened to 2022? We are already in February 2023? Time keeps marching along and passes so quickly. Not only are you busy with your own life, but as a board member you cannot forget about your condo life.


 
Communities

February, 7 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums in Ontario

Are you thinking of buying a condo? Do you live in a condo? Are you a condo director? Join your moderator, Sonja Hodis along with the rest of the CCI Huronia Board of Directors as we introduce you to various aspects of condominium living, ownership and governance. Topics covered include: types of condos, condo governance and finances, condo documents, owner's and board meetings, property management, and condo disputes. [Read More]


 
Communities

February, 2 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Make Sure Your Winter is a Grand Ol’ Time

You can probably use one hand to count all the people you know who love the winter season. For the rest of us, finding the motivation to do any activities (regardless if they are indoors or outdoors) can feel like the world’s largest Band-Aid is being ripped off in slow motion.


 
Common Issues

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Winter 2023

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Eric Hrycyk

Consumer Protection for Buyers of New Condominiums

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

The Green Condo Page

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Denise Turanli

Save Money And Energy With Lighting Upgrades

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Common Issues

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Forbes

Advocacy Update - Regulating Short Term Rentals - Winter 2023

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne

Building Community - Winter 2023: Condos and Composting

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 30 2023 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Alan Reiss

The Reiss Report: Condo Real Estate Blog

From the CCI Manitoba Winter 2023 Condominium News and Views Magazine


 
Communities

January, 26 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Hands Up If You Know Where Your Agenda Is

Does anyone else feel like New Year’s was simultaneously yesterday AND six months ago? We’re currently in that dark period. After the December holidays, and before spring, when leaving the house is especially hard.


 
Financial Matters

January, 25 2023 - Published by Northwestern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

The Coming Reserve Fund Shock

This presentation discusses the high construction inflation in 2020, 2021 and 2022, and its impact on reserve fund contributions.


 
Communities

January, 24 2023 - Published by Huronia Chapter

What’s New for Condos in 2023 and a Discussion about the Bellaria Residences II Condo Tragedy and Self Care Tips

Our moderator, Sonja Hodis as well as our speakers Ashley Lamb, Evan Shkolnik, Tom Marchese, Jeff Struewing, Jon Juffs, Blair Spinney, Patricia Elia, Ashley Winberg, and Mina Tesseris discuss updates in relation to Bill 23, Fire Safety, Condo Real Estate Market, Leases or loans - why you need to know the difference for your financial statements, Insurance Bureau, Construction costs CMRAO and CAT, Electricity and CCI legislative committee submissions [Read More]


 
Communities

January, 19 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

Let’s Talk About Those Winter Blues

Do you have a case of the winter blues? After a busy holiday season, it is normal to feel down in January and February. We do not get much sunshine, the weather is miserable, and life just is not as busy.


 
Common Issues

January, 17 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Security Cameras and Privacy - CondoTalk

This webinar covers common questions and issues that arise in condominiums with respect to security and privacy and how to best strike the proper balance. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

January, 17 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Winter 2023

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Communities

January, 17 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Angel-Marie Reiner

Creating a Career Path for Condo Managers

From the Winter 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 17 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

City Ends Multiunit Toilet Rebate Program

From the Winter 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 17 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Kate Kozowyk

When Remediation is Required

From the Winter 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Financial Matters

January, 17 2023 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Stephen Chesney

Uptick in Fraud a Wake-Up Call for Condos

From the Winter 2023 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Communities

January, 12 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Warm Your Tummies This Winter with These Hot Recipes

Well, we certainly hyped up the snow piles this season, didn’t we? Though we didn’t get the 5-am-snow-shoveling-Mondays like we anticipated (drat!), we have been dipping in temperatures.


 
Common Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 14 Winter 2022

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Justin Deboer

Condominium Winter Maintenance Tips from a Contractor’s Perspective

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Bill Clarke

Solar Power - is it worth it?

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Carole Booth

Growing Pains of Switching from Self-Management to Property Management after 40 Years!

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Matthew Atkin, Richard Elia

Transition in Management

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

The “Greening Revolution” for Condos - Sustaining Us and Ours…

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

Why Do My Reserve Fund Projections not Match Reality?

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Vandervelde, Will MacKay, Ryan Griffiths

Managing Projects in an Era of High Inflation

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Greco

Occupiers Liability

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Stephanie Sutherland

Tenants, Landlord Unit Owners, and Condos: How to Create Harmony in Your Condo Community

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

Q&A: Five Commonly Asked Questions about Engineering

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 9 2023 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Zanatta

FEATURE CONDO: The Saxony, 1441 Elgin St., Burlington

From the Volume 14, Winter 2023 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

January, 5 2023 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

Fly On Snowbird

Snowbirds! Do not fly the coop just yet. I want to share a few reminders before you lock the door and kiss the winter goodbye.


 
Common Issues

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Winter 2022

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): George Shalamay

Reuniting the Divided Board: How to Make it Work Together

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Communities

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Deborah Howden

Breaking Bad Smells in Condos

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Luis Hernandez, Joy Mathews, Benjamin Rutherford

Decisions From the Courts

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Antoni Casalinuovo

Unrealistic Expectations Get You Nowhere

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sophia Rojenko, Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Clauses in an Elevator Modernization Contract

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

2022 Condo of the Year Award Winner

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Quintin Johnstone

Read This Before You Sign

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Kay

Decisions Underfoot

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Communities

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

The 24th ACMO/CCI Condo Conference

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Communities

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Francesco Deo

Thank You to Our Volunteers

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Communities

December, 29 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tania Haluk

We Did It!

From the Winter 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 2.


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 29 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Kiranpreet Basra, Taylor Blackwell,

Year-End Review of Condominium Cases

Well, another year is over, which means we have another year of decisions from the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”). With so many interesting cases, this blog could go on forever. However, we’ve narrowed it down to four cases from 2022 worth knowing about.


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 27 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: CCI-T Legislative Committee 2022 Wrap-Up

The CCI Toronto Legislative Committee thanks all our members for their continued support of our organization. Our members make it possible for us to make legislative submissions for the benefit of all condo owners in Ontario, and to provide important legislative updates to all our members.


 
Common Issues

December, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 38, issue 2 - Winter 2022

Newsletter of the CCI North Alberta Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Anand Sharma, Hugh Willis

Government Advocacy Report

This year has been an exceedingly busy one for members of the advocacy team.


 
Communities

December, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Larry Payne

Exploring Truth & Reconciliation in Condos

As a member of the Board of Directors, I recently tabled the suggestion and possibility of renaming our building.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Rebekah Barron

How to Hire a Snow Removal Contractor

Choosing the right snow removal contractor is crucial when it comes to maintaining your property or condominium!


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Heidi N. Besuijen

Considerations for Privacy Rights in Condominiums

Following from a recent presentation addressing condominiums corporations and obligations under privacy law, this article works to recap that presentation and address certain questions arising from it.


 
Common Issues

December, 20 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2022/2023-2

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2022/2023-2


 
Insurance Issues

December, 20 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr

Rising Insurance Costs: an Ontario Legislative Sub-Committee

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-2 November 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 20 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Risk Management by Owners

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-2 November 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 20 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

A Layman’s Takeaways from CAT Cases

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-2 November 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

December, 20 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan, Contributions by Alana Haggis, RCM

Q&A: Communication Techniques & Policies

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-2 November 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 15 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Update on the 2022 Auditor General's Report

As some of you may recall, back in December of 2020 the Auditor General released a report on the condominium sector in Ontario (see our December 9th, 2020 Newsflash here). In March of 2021, CCI-Toronto’s Legislative Committee made submissions to the Auditor General regarding the 2020 Auditor General report that...


 
Communities

December, 15 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

When Clutter Becomes a Problem

You may never even realize it’s happening. A couple of cell phone boxes kept in your closet, “just in case.” Take out containers that don’t make it into the trash bin. Electronics that no longer serve you but remain in a drawer.


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 9 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Lessons from the Courts, Human Rights Tribunal and the Condominium Authority Tribunal - Condo Cases from 2022

Our condo lawyers Sonja Hodis (Hodislaw), Gareth Stackhouse (Common Ground Condo Law), Tony Servello (Ain Whitehead) and Ashley Winberg (Elia Associates) discuss the twists and turns of what happened in condo land during 2022 and how decision makers reacted to common situations condo boards and owners have found themselves in. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 8 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Keep Warm This Winter with These Fire Safety Tips

The time for sunshiny outdoor activities has passed, as winter is beginning to roll in. That means the end of BBQs, casual walks in the parks, and lengthy patio hangouts.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

December, 1 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Dyer

Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful…

Welcome to winter in the Grand River area where it could be sunny in Waterloo, cloudy in Kitchener, raining in Guelph, light flurries in Cambridge and a full-on snow storm in Brantford.


 
Common Issues

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz

Check out the latest edition of Condo Buzz for lots of interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Financial Matters

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Michele Farley

Managers & Boards! If You Have Any 2022 Budget Left Over, This is How to Spend It!

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Winberg

Is Bill 23 The Answer to Ontario’s Housing Crisis?

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Struewing

Importance of Fall Maintenance & Preparedness

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Communities

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Debbie Dale

Resilient Communities Rise Above the Rest

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Mina Tesseris

Integrating Resilience into Condo Building Repair Projects

From the CCI Huronia Fall 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Financial Matters

November, 24 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Seebach

How to Prepare for Upcoming Budgets

It’s that time of year again! For the many corporations with December 31st year-ends, it’s time to work on your corporation’s budget for the next fiscal year. This can be a very daunting endeavor for many board members, particularly in the current economic climate.


 
Communities

November, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Holiday Headaches – CondoTalk

They say that the road to h*ll is paved with good intentions – which is a perfect way to summarize the holiday season in condos! [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Justin McLarty, Michael Prosia, Jason Rivait

Case Law Update

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Communities

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patricia J. Parsons

Beyond the Newsletter

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews

Callin' In the Condo Sheriff! The Court-Appointed Administrator!

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Wallace-Carswell

Minor Repairs Stretch Roof Life and Save Reserve Funds

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Farzad Lahouti, Eric Lakien

And the Winner is... Wait, What, Again?

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Yulia Pesin

Navigating the Chargeback Matrix

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Financial Matters

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Edmund Leong

Condo Lending

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Neil Jenkins

Trees and Your Community

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Salim Dharssi

Making the Most of Board Member Transitions

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): George Armstrong

Choosing the Right Winter Maintenance Company

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bradley Chaplick

The Right to Privacy in Condominium Buildings

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Financial Matters

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Matilda Lici, Ava Naraghi

Trust in Me

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Financial Matters

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

Coming Out Behind

From the Fall 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 27, Issue Number 1.


 
Common Issues

November, 21 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 2022

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 18 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: CMRAO Continuing Professional Education Framework

CMRAO published it's new Continuing Professional Education (CPE) framework on November 16, 2022.


 
Financial Matters

November, 18 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Can you be richer than you think?

Our moderator Sonja Hodis and our panel of experts which included Blair Spinney (Auditor), Ryan Griffiths (CWB Maximum Financial), Thomas Martin (Swtch Energy) and Ephram Spielman (Carma Corp) discussed money issues in condominiums and participants learned how to read your budget, properly prepare a budget for your condo, manage your ongoing utility expenses such as electricity and water with submetering, manage the costs of electric car charging installations. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

November, 17 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Dyer

Security – We Are All in This Together

I will never forget this day while working in property management. I received a phone call from a resident – their locker was broken into and articles stolen. While on the phone, I received another phone call, then another and another. We soon realized that in a 3 mid-rise building community – ALL locker rooms were entered, several lockers were cut and several items removed. How could this be?


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 10 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Understanding the Types of New Energy Available for Your Condo

The effects of greenhouse gasses on our climate are not new topics for discussion. However, in the spirit of doing our part for the community, there are areas that condominiums can look at to ease that greenhouse load.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 3 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Reserve Fund Studies: What You Need to Know

The Condominium Act, 1998 requires that all condominiums have a reserve fund. The reserve fund is separate from the condominium’s operating fund, and it is used to pay for major repairs and replacements to the condominium’s common elements. By the same law, condominium corporations in Ontario must obtain a comprehensive reserve fund study report, which must then be updated every three years.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 1 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums

This virtual webinar is designed for new Condo Board Directors and owners or anyone that is new to condominiums. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction to Condominiums Director Responsibilities Governance and Governing Documents Owner Meetings and Expectations Role of Property Management Money and Banking The “Annual” Plan Budgets and Reserve Funds Status Certificates Insurance Obligations [Read More]


 
Common Issues

November, 1 2022 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Fall 2022

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Insurance Issues

October, 27 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Stephen Skolny

Residential Real Estate Property Insurance 2022 Outlook – A Broker’s Perspective

The pandemic, a historic hard market cycle, and record-breaking global catastrophe losses have challenged the property insurance market over the last 28 months in many ways. As we head into 2022, a question that has been on everyone’s mind is how have global events impacted real estate insurance, and what can I expect when budgeting for insurance premiums? These are some of our thoughts ...


 
Common Issues

October, 21 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Difficult People or Difficult Situation - Are they the same?

Condos are communities and as with any community where you have a multitude of people living close together there is bound to be situations and people that are difficult to manage. Our panel, along with our special guest, Dr. Daros from CAMH, will discuss how to best handle these dilemmas, whether you should deal with the difficult person, the difficult situation or both [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

October, 20 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Seebach, BBS, LCCI

Does Our Condo Budget Have to be Breakeven?

A breakeven budget is one where the anticipated revenue is the same amount as the expected total expenses. A good starting point is to consider the accumulated General (or Operating) fund balance. Should the condominium carry a surplus? The Condominium Act of Ontario acknowledges there could be a surplus – in subsection 84 (2) they indicate a surplus can be used for ...


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 13 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Thinking Ahead to Winter Maintenance? Better Start Early!

It’s only natural for Canadians to get suspicious about any “good” weather we receive in the fall. Sure, we’ll enjoy the above 20°C we’ve been gifted this first week in October, but we all know what’s only a few short weeks away.


 
Common Issues

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 13 Fall 2022

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Financial Matters

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Inflation: Good News for Condos? Not!

From the Volume 13, Fall 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Cheryl Bristow

Beachview Place - NNCC #35

From the Volume 13, Fall 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Electric Vehicle Charging Systems

From the Volume 13, Fall 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Ron Gizzie

Energy Audits Mean Savings and that Just Makes Sense

From the Volume 13, Fall 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 11 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Gail Cote, Bill Clark

Getting Ready for Winter…

From the Volume 13, Fall 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 6 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Preparing Your Condominium for the Fall

Yes, it’s true. After that hot, humid summer, the leaves are finally starting to change. With the autumn colours setting in, we as Canadians know that winter is just around the corner. What does this mean for condominiums?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 29 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Dougherty, P.Eng.

Finding the “Easy” Button with Your Contractors

Is your condominium having trouble obtaining quotations from contractors? Are you struggling to implement projects on time and on budget? Taking a few simple steps can make it easier to hire contractors on time and for the right price.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

September, 23 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Global Impacts on Your Reserve Fund

Join our panel of experts as they discuss how today's world events are impacting your condo's reserve fund and what things you should be thinking about when making reserve fund expenditures. Learn how to be proactive and plan ahead to stay afloat despite the rising inflation rates, potential global conflicts and ongoing issues with contracts and contractors. [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 22 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Getting Ready for 2023!

It is hard to believe that the summer has passed so quickly. It is already the fall. This is not a time for the board to take a breather. Now is the time to get ready for 2023!


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

September, 21 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

How Will Your Condo Cope with Climate Change?

Irreversible climate change is forecasted to have a significant impact on all of our lives over the next 30 years. What does that meant for our built infrastructure that was designed and maintained for a different environment. Join our panel of experts as they discuss proven solutions and grand ideas about how condominium corporations can accommodate the world to come. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 15 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jonathan Scott

Five Questions You Should Be Asking Your Winter Service Provider

When evaluating your winter service needs and starting the process of looking for a qualified service provider, it is increasingly important to be thorough in your search. Asking the right questions can help you to differentiate between a mediocre and an exceptional winter service provider. Here are five key questions to be asking in pursuit of a great service provider.


 
Common Issues

September, 9 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Spring/Summer 2022

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 9 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Mark DiPinto

How to Run a Great Virtual AGM

From the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 9 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Gary Caouette

So you Need to Update Your Condo Bylaws?

From the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Property Management Issues

September, 9 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Mahoney

Residential Security Companies – They are worth it!

From the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 9 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Ayman Ashebir

Warding off water damage:

From the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

September, 8 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks, B.A.,(H.), OLCM, RCM, LCCI

Students in Condominiums: Parking, Noise and Garbage Oh My!

Ah, September in Ontario. The nights begin to cool, the school buses are back on the roads, the condo visitor parking lot is full of unauthorized cars…


 
Common Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2022/2023-1

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2022/2023-1


 
Insurance Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Heather Dickenson, RCM , OLCM

Top Six Fire Safety Tips

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

Inflation is Coming for You

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Carly MacArthur

Managing Different Culinary Smells in Shared Living Spaces

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kevin A. Kok, BA (Hons), MA, JD

CAT Case: The Importance of Pleadings

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): The Board of Directors of Middlesex Standard Condominium Corporation No. 692

Risk Management in a HighRise—MSCC No. 692

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Megens, CSP,

Understanding Condominium HVAC Water Treatment

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Runnalls, CPA, CA, RDBA

A Looming Threat for Condo Reserves

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan, CCI (Hon’s)

Protecting Your Trees

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): unknown

Condo Summer Maintenance Checklist

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): unknown

Condo Fall Maintenance Checklist

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marcia Beaton

A Lifestyle Change—Your First Condo Buy

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Braedon Hebert, CPA

Benefits of Accounts Payable Automation

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson, Séan Eglinton, Andrew Elliott, Alana Haggis, Lisa Skirten

Q&A—Inflation in Condos

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 7 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): unknown

CMRAO Enforcement News—Did you know?

From the CCI Review 2022/2023-1 September 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

September, 1 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

UPDATE: Expiry Date – Temporary Online Meeting Provisions

If your condominium corporation has benefited from the temporary legislation that made it possible to hold all meetings virtually, then there is a deadline you should be made aware of.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 25 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

The Changes of Construction Costs In Your Condominium

From food prices to gas prices, mortgage rates to rental rates, there isn’t a sector on this big blue rock that hasn’t been effected by the recent rise in inflation.


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 23 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: New Elevator Outage Reporting Requirements and Administrative Penalties under the TSSA

Further to our previous Legislative Newsflashes on elevator safety, elevator availability and administrative penalties for non-compliance, on July 1, 2022, two new provincial regulations under the Technical Standards and Safety Act came into effect. These new regulations will impact condominium corporations across Ontario, and we encourage all boards and managers to familiarize themselves with the changes and new requirements. A brief summary of each new regulation is set out below:


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

August, 18 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

What does being a CCI Grand River Chapter member mean?

When you’re new to any industry, looking at the networking and membership options can be daunting. Where do you start? What resources are available to you?


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

August, 11 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): unknown

When it Moves, it Moves Fast – Condo Talk

Do you have a virtual meeting and electronic voting by-law?


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 4 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: New Minister and Renamed Ministry Overseeing the Condominium Act

Following the June 2nd 2022 provincial election, the Ontario government announced on June 24th 2022 that the ministry responsible for overseeing the Condominium Act and the Condominium Management Services Act, formerly known as the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, is now known as the Ministry of Public and Business...


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 4 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen,

Hit the Road

It’s mid-summer with the grass burning as we experience another drought, so what’s the rush in reminding the Board it needs to be making paving decisions, now? The reason of course is the Board missed the fall deadline for the asphalt plant’s closing last November and had distractions this spring not allowing early action this year.


 
Common Issues

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 2022

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bharat Kapoor, Julia Lurye

Case Law Update

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Inderpreet Suri

What To Do About Kitec Pipes

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Scarlett Guy

Post-Pandemic Meetings: Navigating the 'New Normal'

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Yulia Pesin

Navigating the Chargeback Matrix

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: The Pinnacle

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Insurance Issues

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stephen Skolny

Residential Real Estate Property Insurance

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Paul Rudling, Jason Truman

Glazed and Confused

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sophia Simeone, Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Section 98 Agreements

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Anne Beninger

Ramp Up Your Retrofits

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Communities

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Nathan Helder

Enhancing your Condo's Curb Appeal

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Property Management Issues

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tsehaie Makonnen

High Standards for Condominium Managers

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Townsend

The Future of Condo Pools and Spas

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James O'Hara

The Fundamentals of Condo Living

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Communities

August, 2 2022 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter - Author(s): Connie Pappas-Boccitto

Creating Community After Covid

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Common Issues

July, 29 2022 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Summer 2022

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 28 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Christopher Mendes

Condominium Pets vs. The CAT

May 2022 was a busy month in the Condominium Authority Tribunal (“CAT”). As our readers will know, the CAT has exclusive jurisdiction to resolve disputes between owners and condominium corporations with respect to the provisions of the declaration, by-laws and rules relating to pets/animals...


 
Common Issues

July, 26 2022 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Summer 2021

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

July, 21 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jeffrey Stevens, Jordan Swail

The Effects of Inflation on Your Reserve Funds

Almost all Canadians are experiencing the pinch of inflation, from gas to our grocery bills. Beyond its more visible day-to-day effects, inflation can have a significant impact on condominium budgets and on the overall health of your reserve fund.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Anand Sharma, Hugh Willis

Government Advocacy Report

We have a number of updates on the government advocacy front. The Condominium Property Act is once again in front of the Legislature for amendment and there are a number of other regulatory and legislative changes in the works that will impact condominiums.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Gerrit Roosenboom

Owners Guide to Condo Living

In the fall of 1999, we purchased our condo unit from a set of building plans and sales brochures. The sales agreement contained a tentative occupancy date of July 2000. Although construction had started, we felt that the builder was a little optimistic, so we added another 3 months to the potential occupancy date.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 21 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): HEIDI BESUIJEN, RMRF

Harassment and Workplace Violence – Do you need a plan?

With so much focus on the Condominium Property Act, it can be easy to overlook other statutes which can impact Alberta condominiums. Many condominium boards, managers and owners are aware of the applicability of privacy legislation but another area you may need to consider is employment law.


 
Common Issues

July, 20 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 37, issue 4- Summer 2022

Newsletter of the CCI North Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review Summer 2022

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter - Author(s): Mark MacDonald

Going from Zero to Net Zero - A Condo’s Guide to Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

Common Element Rules – A Corporation’s Superpower

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter - Author(s): Dan Campbell

Condominium Act Amendments Passed

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

How Is Your Property Manager Doing? A Checklist

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter - Author(s): Lorena MacDonald

Condo Demand Increasing

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Insurance Issues

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter - Author(s): Dan Campbell

Check Your Liability Insurance Coverage for Water Damage

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 14 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Board of Directors – From Interest to Election

Purchasing a unit inside a condominium means investing in a community. Part of that community investment involves regular communication with the condominium’s Board of Directors.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 14 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Airbnb Class Action Settlement

CCI-Toronto has been made aware of a class action lawsuit that was filed in British Columbia against Airbnb. Based on the proposed class definition as filed with the BC court, the class includes a) all condominium corporations in Canada whose common elements were used or rented through Airbnb without the corporation’s consent, and in breach of the corporation’s governing documents, and ...


 
Common Issues

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz

Check out the Summer 2022 edition of Condo Buzz!! Filled with lots of interesting and helpful information on condominium safety for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Lamb

Special Assessments When Buying & Selling Condos

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Strewing

Things Boards Should Consider

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Legal Impacts of Special Assessments

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Financial Matters

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths, Robert Weinberg, Chris Jaglowitz

Borrowing

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Debbie Dale

Back to the Basics - Common Expense Fees

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Financial Matters

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jon Juff

Condominium Operations

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Financial Matters

July, 8 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Farley

Budgets - Fire Safety

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 7 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Condominium Culture and What You’re Buying Into

Did you ever think you would grow up and buy a condominium unit? I am sure there are people who never thought of this. Your condominium is your home. Condominium living has pros and cons. On the positive side, it generally provides maintenance-free living and security.


 
Common Issues

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 32

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Property Management Issues

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Gerry Bourdeau

Life as a Condominium Manager and the Challenges They Face

From the Volume 32 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Communities

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Getting Familiar with Your Condo Manager’s Roles & Responsibilities

From the Volume 32 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Property Management Issues

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Val Khomenko

A Manager’s Perspective on Burnout in Condominium Management Industry

From the Volume 32 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Anne Burgoon

Strengthening the Condominium Corporation/Management Relationship

From the Volume 32 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 7 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): James Davidson

What Protects a Board or Manager from Excessive Questioning?

From the Volume 32 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 30 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Vacations and Your Condominium

With July just around the corner, and the end of the school year finally making its way through Ontario, many will be looking to pack their bags and go for a change of scenery. Whether it be a town over for a quick weekend getaway, or a plane ride to a whole new time zone, there’s much to consider when leaving your condominium for any length of time.


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 23 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Recent Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Ontario government recently made changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act to address the issue of delivery workers lacking reliable access to a washroom while working....


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

June, 23 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

How to Keep Your Board Members Happy

A condominium’s Board of Directors play a significant and immeasurable role in the daily governance of a condominium corporation in Ontario. Board members are not only responsible for ensuring the corporation is well managed on behalf of all owners and residents, they are also responsible for ensuring that the corporation’s financial assets are secured and well managed.


 
Common Issues

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 12 Summer 2022

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Bill Clark

Are You Considering a Saltwater Pool for Your Condominium?

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Committee Work the Right Way

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

HCC#125 - “Where Small is Beautiful”

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Stephanie Sutherland

Purchasing and Selling Condominium Units: The Importance of the Status Certificate

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Financial Matters

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Condo Financial Statements… Directors just need to review and ask questions… Follow the money!

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Financial Matters

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Will MacKay

Investing the Reserve Fund: How to Maximize Return and Minimize Risk

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Maria Durdan, Richard Elia

Pot of Gold (Chargebacks) – Pre and Post Amlani

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

So, You Want to Make the Attic a Family Room? – Sounds like a Great Idea!

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 21 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Post Lockdown – Market Expectations

The panellists will discuss a variety of issues, including: Inflation – impact on budget Supply shortages Dealing with politics Shortages of Managers Managing unit owner expectations – “keeping residents on board” [Read More]


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 17 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Lunch and Learn Webinar - Pets in Condos

Pets in Condos is an issue that most if not all condos will have to deal with at some point. Whether it is banning pets altogether or regulating the type and size of pet you can have, our panel of experts will discuss the ins and outs of how to deal with pets in your condo and the things you need to consider when creating and enforcing provisions ... [Read More]


 
Property Management Issues

June, 16 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

Condo Chameleons- What does a Property Manager even do?

“What do you do for a living?” – the hardest question ever asked to a condominium manager. When I first started to write this, I thought about what it is to be a condominium manager, and how hard the job is to explain to people at dinner parties. Remember dinner parties?


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 9 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums

This virtual webinar is designed for new Condo Board Directors and owners or anyone that is new to condominiums. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction to Condominiums Director Responsibilities Governance and Governing Documents Owner Meetings and Expectations Role of Property Management Money and Banking The “Annual” Plan Budgets and Reserve Funds Status Certificates Insurance Obligations [Read More]


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 9 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Stradiotto

Do Dryers and Other Home Exhaust Vents Pose a Health and Safety Risk?

Wiarton Willie told us that spring was going to come early. For birds migrating back to Ontario, this means one thing, it is time to find a nesting place.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 8 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Condo Myth-conceptions

There are many myths concerning condominium corporations. Some are easily dispelled – “all condominium units are small,” “condominiums aren’t for large families.” However, some go straight to the heart of condominium governance, including the misconception that the payment of condominium fees permits units to do whatever they want, or the misconception that the unit owners can do what they please within the four walls of their units.


 
Common Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2021/2022-4

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2021/2022-4


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kate Schoffer

CAT Case: Emotional Support Dog in Condo with Pet Prohibitions

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr

No License Plate Sticker? How to Now Enforce Condominium Parking Rules?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): TLC Landscaping

Let’s Talk: About Spring and Landscaping

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Part 1—A Layman’s Insight into CAT Cases

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Who are the People in Your Neighbourhood? The Owners

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Chris DiPietro

Insurance—Did you Know?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Summer Condo Maintenance Checklist

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson, Chris DiPietro, Michael Sroka, Tricia Baratta

Q&A: Insurance Basics

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

June, 1 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ian Miller

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Election

The provincial election is this Thursday, June 2, 2022 – only 1 day away! In conjunction with the other Ontario CCI Chapters, CCI-GRC reached out to candidates of the major parties to provide them with information regarding condominiums and the issues they are facing in Ontario, and sent a questionnaire get their feedback on those issues.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 31 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Ontario Provincial Elections - Election Outreach Responses

The provincial election to be held on June 2, 2022 is fast approaching. CCI-Toronto, in conjunction with the other Ontario CCI Chapters, sent a questionnaire to candidates representing the major parties in wards with a significant number of condominiums, asking for their positions on several condominium-related issues with background information to provide them with basic information on the issues.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

May, 26 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Annie Bailey

When to Send Written Notices to Unit Owners

A condominium’s board of directors is responsible for informing unit owners of events, changes, and other matters relating to the condominium community. Often the board has a property manager who assists with providing this information to unit owners.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 24 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Ontario Further Strengthens Consumer Protection for Buyers of New and Pre-construction Condos

In view of heightened public concern and media reports about cancelled pre-construction condominium projects, the Ontario government has announced regulatory changes aimed at helping to protect buyers of new and pre-construction condominiums.


 
Common Issues

May, 19 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ian Miller

Elections Outreach Newsflash

As you may know, a provincial election will be held in Ontario on June 2, 2022. CCI-GRC recognizes that its members may have an interest in the positions and views that the respective parties and candidates have on matters relating to condominiums.


 
Common Issues

May, 18 2022 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Spring 2022

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

May, 18 2022 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Jason Contant

Signs for Optimism in the Condo Insurance Market?

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2022 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 17 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Going Electric - Condos and Car Chargers

This panel discussion will focus on preparing condominiums for growing electric vehicle (EV) adoption among residents. Experts with an understanding of the legal, management, and technology dimensions of EV charging will share insights based on real-world experience. Participants will walk away from this webinar with concrete guidance on implementing infrastructure cost-saving strategies and navigating funding opportunities, such as the federal Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) which is ... [Read More]


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 17 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Going Electric - Condos and Car Chargers

This panel discussion will focus on preparing condominiums for growing electric vehicle (EV) adoption among residents. Experts with an understanding of the legal, management, and technology dimensions of EV charging will share insights based on real-world experience. Participants will walk away from this webinar with concrete guidance on implementing infrastructure cost-saving strategies and navigating funding opportunities, such as... [Read More]


 
Insurance Issues

May, 13 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Lunch and Learn Webinar - The ABCDs of Insurance in Condos

Condos are required under section 99 of the Condo Act to obtain and maintain insurance for damage to the units and common elements caused by major perils or other perils specified in the Declaration or Bylaws, but are not required to obtain insurance for unit improvements. ... [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Beware of the CAT on Friday the 13th

As of January 1, 2022, the Condominium Authority Tribunal can hear matters relating to “unreasonable nuisances, annoyances or disruptions”. This includes noise, odour, light, vibrations, smoke, and vapour. These types of complaints can be much more complicated than records requests or pet disputes, because they may require investigations and reports by experts to determine the causes and severity of the problems. [Read More]


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 12 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Reflections of a Condominium Owner – with Kathleen Schrumm

A condo owner of 27 years, Kathleen Schrumm reflects on her thoughts on being in the condominium industry.


 
Common Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Spring 2022

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Francesco Deo

Case Law Update

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

It's Easy Being Green at Mediation

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Michele Farley

Condo Lobbies and Fire Rated Furniture Requirements

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jeremy Nixon

The EV Revolution is Here

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mark Marmer

When you Need EV Chargers Installed, Who you Gonna Call?

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joel Berkovitz, Evan Holt

Is Your Condominium Ready for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: The Claridges

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brad Pilgrim

Going Green: Tech or Retrofits?

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Gerald R. (Jerry) Genge

A Director's Dozen

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Noah Maislin

A Minute Taker's Guide to the Galaxy of Minute Taking

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Robert Buckler, Kateryna Polek

The Impact of Bid-Rigging

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sophia Simeone, Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Study Report Card - Unfamiliar Systems

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alexander Etkin

The Trifecta of a Dysfunctional Condominium Corporation

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James O'Hara

The Fundamentals of Condo Living

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Can Condos Remain Affordable?

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

May, 5 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

Preparing For Your Annual General Meeting

Preparing for your condominium’s Annual General Meeting can cause a lot of stress for your management company, board, and unit owners if your past meetings have not gone so smoothly.


 
Common Issues

May, 2 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 37, issue 3 - Spring 2022

Feature Articles: "Pigeon Prevention and Deterrent Tips", "Being on Top of Your Blacony", and "On Board: Hoarding - How to Deal with a Messy Situation" and many other Regular Features


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 28 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Corey Sargeant

Helpful Resources for Condominium Owners

When an owner has a question related to their condominium and/or condominium living in general, their first instinct is to likely seek out an answer for themselves.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 27 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… or Windows

Panel Discussion on Leaks and Window Replacement/Retrofit programs Leaky windows? Drafts? Noise? Make them disappear and find out how. You have choices - you can replace or you can rehabilitate them. Learn from the experts so that you can make the best decision for your site. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 26 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Managers as Advocates

A discussion whether the "public interest" is served when managers act as advocates for condominium corporations. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

April, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 31

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Bonnie Myers, Michelle Compton

ARE YOU READY FOR SPRING?

From the Volume 31 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Jothathan Wright

CUSTOMIZING THE CCDC CONTACT FOR CONDOMINIUM CORPORATIONS

From the Volume 31 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): unknown

SPRING Q&A

From the Volume 31 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Common Issues

April, 14 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Tianna Brown

How to Maximize Networking Opportunities at Tradeshows and Conferences

In professional services, it is so important to build a network. Whether you’re fresh out of the gate or a well-seasoned expert, your network is your business lifeline. The challenge is… how do you build it?


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

April, 12 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems

From the article entitled "Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems" by "Sally Thompson", published in the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

April, 12 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 12 Spring 2022

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Succession Planning for Your Condo Board… Really?

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Communities

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): The Board – WSCC 514, Randy Graham, Thomas Nederpel, Denise O’Connor

Dundas District Lofts - “The 514”

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Gail Cote, Bill Clark

Spring Walk Abouts – and Often Overlooked Items

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Annual Plan - Kudos to the Condo Authority of Ontario! They are out with a Best Practices Bulletin… See what it includes!

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail

Window Replacement: Getting it Right

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Ross Morley

Getting Your Condo EV Ready

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Bill Clark

EAVESTROUGHS - A Year Round Concern

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Financial Matters

April, 8 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Inflation and Management Challenges

Our panel of experts covered a couple of the most timely and impactful challenges facing the condominium industry today. The rising costs of goods and services and supply chain issues are delaying major projects and disrupting the financial well-being of stakeholders across the condominium industry. This session provided real-life insights as to what is happening, what to expect, and how best to deal with these challenges. The property management industry [Read More]


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 7 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

The Pros and Cons of Condo Living

Investing in a condo may seem like the right choice because of the price, but what really are the pros and cons of condo living?


 
Financial Matters

April, 6 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Lunch and Learn - Budget Bites

A discussion on condo budgets and financial statements. [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

March, 31 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Mike McGinnis

Getting Personal With Your Tax Filing

Personal tax season is approaching quickly! We wanted to provide a general guide on how to get ready for submitting your income taxes.


 
Common Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - CCI Review 2021/2022-3

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2021/2022-3 – March 2022


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kate Schoffer

CAT vs Dog—What Conditions Can a Condo Impose on an Emotional Support Animal?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tricia Baratta

Condominium Insurance: Does Your Condo Look Good to Insurers?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kristi Sargeant-Kerr

Reasonableness Regardless of the Route

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Common Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Don Burgess

Benefit of a Whole House Surge Protector

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Hetham Karky

Newcomer Perspective for the Condominium System—What do we need to know?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Josh Gooding, Olivia Valiquette, Joe McGowan

Managing Your Common Elements Warranty

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Justin Tudor, Jennifer Dickenson

The Little Manager that Couldn’t

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Communities

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Carly MacArthur

Tips for Being an Inclusive Condominium Community

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Preparing for Spring

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Property Management Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Your Search for Condominium Manager/Management Services

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr, JD

Declaration vs Rules—What Boards Should Think About when Rules are Contained in the Declaration?

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 24 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

The “Shoulda, Coulda, Wouldas” of Condominium Repairs

By a show of hands, how many of us have ignored a simple repair, only for it to become a large, complicated pain later on?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 23 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

How Does My Building Work?

Ever wonder how all the systems in your building tie into one another? Have you unknowingly nodded your head one too many times when hearing about through-wall flashing? Are your boilers heating the water you drink or the water in your radiators? What is a vapour barrier anyway? It’s time to get a primer and learn what the parts of your building are and how they work... [Read More]


 
Common Issues

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Winter 2022

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Violet Lim

How to Prevent Leaks in Older Residential Buildings

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Property Management Issues

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Brian Shedden

The Supply-Chain Condo Conundrum

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Lauren Larre

Ten helpful tips to be an effective board member

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

The Litigation Committee Or, Why You Shouldn’t Have All Owners Vote On A Settlement Proposal

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Communities

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Shlomo Sharon

The delicate balance of social media in condos: Creating a safe venue for more transparent communities

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Financial Matters

March, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Pot of Gold (Chargebacks) Pre and Post Amlani

A review of how to process chargebacks, what Boards and Managers need to know before charging back an expense. How has the Amlani case affected a Corporation's ability to chargeback. [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

March, 18 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Eliminating the Fear

Eliminating the fear of Special Assessments, Borrowing and Common Expense Fees [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 17 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Westrik

SPRING FORWARD – in Your Condominium Landscaping!

It’s March! With the first real warm rays of spring about to caress our faces, our thoughts turn to the warm days of summer and once again enjoying the outdoors!


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 16 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Lawyers, Guns & Money

Lawyers, Guns & Money, March 16, 2022 [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

March, 10 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums

This virtual webinar is designed for new Condo Board Directors and owners or anyone that is new to condominiums. [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

March, 10 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

5 Tips to Keep Your Virtual Meetings Productive

Whether it be a virtual meeting, conference, or webinar, either can be tough to get through while keeping them productive. Being behind a screen for the last couple years has taken away any excitement that was left behind the simplicity of virtual meetings.


 
Common Issues

March, 3 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Going Electric: Electric Vehicles in Condominiums

Do you have an electric vehicle, or would you like to get an electric vehicle, and are wondering how to charge that electric vehicle at your condominium? Electric vehicles are becoming more and more common, and that is fantastic news for the environment. But is your condominium equipped to deal with this change?


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 28 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Love thy Neighbour – Compliance, CAT, Consumer Protection

A review of the recent expansion of the CAT, how to navigate CAT cases and recent CAT case law update. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

February, 27 2022 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Winter 2022

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter. Winter 2022 Edition


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 25 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Case Law Update: Tharani Holdings Decision

Since November, 2017, the Condominium Act, 1998 (the Act) and the regulations thereunder have required any person running for election to a condominium corporation’s board of directors to disclose certain information to the unit owners in order to be qualified to be elected.


 
Financial Matters

February, 25 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Show Me The Money!

Jerry Maguire must have lived in a condo! Condo owners, boards and property managers all know that the financial climate is changing and it is having a great impact on condos and how they operate. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

February, 23 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Where Does Social Media Take Your Condominium?

Social media is an ever-evolving beast. Once you get comfortable with one algorithm, there have since been five updates, and a new sub-app that everyone is telling you to use. It’s understandable that most find themselves wanting to pull their hair out once tasked with social media managing. This can be especially frustrating if you are already overwhelmed should anyone utter “social media” around you.


 
Common Issues

February, 17 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Winter 2022 Condo Buzz

Check out the Winter 2022 edition of Condo Buzz!! Filled with lots of interesting and helpful information on condominium safety for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

February, 17 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jon Juffs

Funds, Studies, and Plans - Oh My!

From the CCI Huronia Winter 2022 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

February, 17 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Babak Ardalan, Deborah Howden

Tackling Human Rights Challenges in Condos

What role does human rights have when living in a condominium complex? As a part of a condominium corporation, there is an obligation to be aware of human rights in a variety of situations. During the pandemic, Toronto condominiums have had a surplus of human rights complaints, everything from amenities to emotional support animals. But how do you handle these.


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 16 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Let’s Chat about the CAT!

With the jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the CAT) having expanded at the beginning of this year, it is increasingly important to understand what types of matters are now handled by the CAT, and what key information you need to navigate the CAT process. This session will commence with a short summary of the CAT jurisdiction and process, and will then be opened up for Q&A. Please submit your [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 16 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Water Damage and Where it Starts

“Water, water everywhere,” is not what you want to be thinking as you’re standing in the living room of a townhouse condominium unit or peering into the lobby of a high-rise. Water inside any attached housing structure means likely damage – furnishings and fixtures, floors and walls; it also means the possibility of rotting wood and mold risks; it means potential liability, and that something has gone terribly wrong.


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 10 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Unit Owners’ Responsibility for their Occupants:

December 2021, York C.C. No 188 v. Caudhry, et al, 2021 ONSC 7027; & York Region C.C. No. 794 v. Watson, et al, 2021 ONSC 6574


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 8 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: CCI-T Submission to the Condominium Insurance Consultation - Insurance Act, Condominium Act, 1998, Building Code Act, 1992

CCI-T has submitted comprehensive comments to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Service on behalf of all CCI chapters in response to the Ministry’s request for written comments as part of the Ministry’s consultation on condominium insurance issues.


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 3 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Nuisances, Annoyances, or Disruptions? Take it up with the CAT

On September 23, 2021, the Ontario Government announced that the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) would have its jurisdiction expanded again in 2022. As a recap, its jurisdiction was originally limited to disputes related to record requests when it first opened its doors on November 1, 2017....


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

The Fairways Hits a Hole In One!

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bradley Chaplick

The Hidden Impact of New Nuisance Laws

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Emiel Bril

The ‘Gold Standard’ for Vendor Sourcing & Procurement

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

Window Pain

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson, Warren Kleiner

Can I Pay for This From the Reserve Fund?

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Dene Cousins

Winterizing Condos: A Manager’s Checklist

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ari Nguyen, Tony Bui

Decisions From the Courts

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Financial Matters

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): hristina Ajith-Brandford, Justin McLarty

Bonuses Should be Handled With Care

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Common Issues

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Winter 2021

The Condovoice Magazine is Your Condo Connection in the Toronto, Peel, York and Durham Regions Providing education, information, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.


 
Property Management Issues

February, 1 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Michael Ball and Jamie Cheng

The Consultant’s Role and What to Expect During a Project

From the Fall 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Property Management Issues

February, 1 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Chris McKenzie

Ways to Keep Your Business Safe This Year

From the Fall 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 1 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Licensing updates for Condo Managers

From the Fall 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Common Issues

February, 1 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Fall 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

January, 27 2022 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): CCI Huronia Chapter

Intro to Condos Course 2022

If you are an owner and are thinking of becoming a director, this webinar will provide you with a solid foundation on the variety of issues directors are expected to encounter. If you live in a condo, this webinar may answer a lot of your questions about why living in a condo is so different... [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Lawyers, Guns & Money

Lawyers, Guns and Money, is CCI Eastern Ontario Chapter’s mid-winter seminar that is a review of some of the past year’s most important condominium court decisions. Watch this rapid-fire session and hear from renowned legal minds and industry leaders. There’s always plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion about these court decisions and other areas of condominium law. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

January, 26 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Mental Health in Condos Amid a Pandemic

Isolation, as well as economic and social factors, can have a negative impact on physical and mental health. The number of people suffering from mental illnesses is continually growing, and many of them live among us in condos. Join our webinar to learn about what you can do as a manager/owner and how you can help your residents to cope with mental issues during pandemic. [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

January, 20 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Budgeting: Should Last Year’s Surplus Be Used to Fund a Pet Sanctuary?

It’s that time of year again for the Annual General Meeting and the process of forming next year’s budget. The auditor happily noted that the condominium had a growing surplus in both accounts. A golden retriever with a goofy grin ran onto the stage. His owner read a flyer that showed the benefits of having a pet sanctuary.


 
Common Issues

January, 19 2022 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views – Winter 2022

The Canadian Condominium Institute - Manitoba Chapter leads the condominium industry by providing education, awareness and access to expertise by and for our members. We are your Manitoba condo connection!


 
Financial Matters

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Kent Schultz

Planning for Capital Projects

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia, Henry Jansen, Matthew Atkin

Duty to Repair – The Case Study

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Greg Corbiere, Jordan Switzer

Shedding Light on Your Dark, Scary Attic

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Shifting the Snow and Ice Removal Paradigm…Occupiers Liability Act!

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Kelly

Update on Ontario’s Proof of Vaccine Requirements for Condominiums

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): TJ Umb

The Benefits of Winter Pruning & Tree Removal

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Common Issues

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 11 Winter 2022

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Golden Horseshoe Chapter. It is distributed throughout Southern Ontario to over 700 corporations, representing over 100,000 unit owners and over a 130 professional members


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail

Winter Window Condensation

Around this time of year, many condominium owners, directors, and managers ask us: why are my windows dripping with water? Condensation is a common issue for older condominium windows and even some new windows. Here are some tips to better deal with condensation:


 
Common Issues

January, 13 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2021,2022-2

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2021,2022-2