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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 Cards

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


 
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...


 
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.


 
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


 
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 Cards

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?


 
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]


 
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.


 
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


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 6 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: COVID-19 Modified Stage 2 and Proposed Permanent Changes to Enable Digital and Virtual Processes under the Condominium Act, 1998

As the Ontario government announced on January 3rd, 2022 in response to an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, as of January 5th at 12:01 AM, the province has entered into a “Modified Step 2” phase of its road to recovery from the pandemic.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 6 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jamie Poodry

Smooth Transitions: Making the Move Between Management Companies Seamless

As condominium managers, we have all been there – your relationship with a condominium community comes to an end. This can happen for any number of reasons – financial difficulties, personality conflicts, board unrest or lack of trust, to name a few – but no matter the reason, you will find yourself in the position of having to hand over a (preferably neat and organized) package of information to the


 
Common Issues

January, 3 2022 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 37, issue 2 - Winter 2021-22

Feature Articles: "Pre-Licensing Education Providers", "Condominium Inspection Checklist", and "Making Your Condo EV Ready" and many other Regular Features


 
Common Issues

December, 20 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 30

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 20 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Graeme Macpherson

2021 – Looking Back at Changes and Developments in Condominium Law

From the Volume 30 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 20 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): James Davidson

Looking Forward to 2022

From the Volume 30 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 17 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Sonja Hodis, Patricia Elia, Gareth Stackhouse

Case Law Update

Join Sonja Hodis, Patricia Elia and Gareth Stackhouse as we discuss condo cases from 2021 and find out what the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) and the courts have been saying about condo issues. How are they dealing with costs, owners behaving badly, seasonal furniture, visitor parking and much more? This is a webinar you don’t want to miss! [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 16 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Case Law and Condos: A Year in Review

CCi-Toronto Chapter Webinar with session panelists: Megan Mackey, Shibley Righton LLP; Francesco Deo, Deo Condominium Lawyers; An Nguyen, Gardiner Miller Arnold LLP; Benjamin Rutherford, Rutherfod & Mathews


 
Common Issues

December, 16 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Laurie Reed

Tech Savvy Condos

Sustainable, Smart, Eco Friendly and Ahead of the Class What do you think about when you think technology? Most likely your thoughts immediately go to smartphones or computers. But do your thoughts ever travel to Condominium Living?


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

December, 9 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Wayne Haves

Wait a Minute – What is the Deal with Minutes?

We have all been there – an important meeting where issues are raised, debated and decisions made. That is the substance of the meeting but you cannot overlook the importance of the minutes of those meetings. That written summary of the meeting will live on as a reference document that many stakeholders will rely on to verify what took place.


 
Common Issues

December, 8 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2021,2022-1

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2021,2022-1


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 2 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Level 100: Introduction to Condominiums

This virtual webinar is designed for new Condo Board Directors and owners or anyone that is new to condominiums. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 2 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Victor Yee

Winter Is Coming: Ready Your Condo’s Noise And Other Nuisance Enforcements

On September 23rd 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the “MGCS”) announced that as of January 1st 2022, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) will have the jurisdiction to hear condominium disputes regarding noise, odour, smoke, vapour, light, or vibration (collectively, “NOSVLV” disputes).


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 25 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

The Challenge of Aging Buildings

The Surfside collapse and the resulting loss of life is tragic. In addition to dealing with the far-reaching impact of that collapse, many occupants, owners, and managers of most buildings are now asking whether something similar could happen to their building.


 
Property Management Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Laura Gurr

Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity in Housing Sector

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Property Management Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Séan Eglinton

Working through a Landscape Bid Process

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stephanie Sutherland, LL.B.

Nuisances, Annoyances and Disruptions: CAT Jurisdiction Expanding

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

The CAT Jurisdiction Expanding: Another Perspective

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Common Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

The Shortage Economy and its Effects on Condos

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Common Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Protect Your Landscape in Winter

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Property Management Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Strategic Planning: Getting Ready for Winter

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

A Water Heater Casualty

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Financial Matters

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

Q&A: Audit Basics

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 24 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Level 300 – CAT (The Condominium Authority Tribunal)

This is still a fairly new process for most of us, and the CAT’s jurisdiction is expanding. We all need guidance to navigate these sometimes rough and challenging waters. Board members and managers will learn the steps for responding to a CAT complaint. You’ll hear about what to prepare for and what pitfalls to watch out for. We’ll review some recent cases. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

November, 19 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Technology in Condos

Join Sonja Hodis, our moderator as she talks with Debbie Dale, Jeff Struewing, Jennifer Dickenson, Joanna Tomaszewski, Evan Shkolnik, Adam Arcuri, Daniela Contreras, Bolis Ibrahim, Thomas Martin about new and improved technology for condos. From apps to portals, LED conversions to electronic communication, easy minutes and file storage. ... [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 18 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Sara Hicks

Positive Communication: Email Edition

If you partake with the internet (and if you are reading this, you do at least dabble) then you have no doubt come across unpleasant online exchanges in some capacity.


 
Common Issues

November, 11 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Back by popular demand, we have more Condo Memoirs!

These Memoirs give members a chance to anonymously share their most unbelievable stories. Read on for a glimpse into the adventures of condominium living.


 
Common Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 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.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sophia Simeone, Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Study Report Cards - Fall 2021

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Financial Matters

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mo Killu, Carrie Cowton

The Top-Ten Ways to Save

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Julia Lurye, Paneet Bhandal

Decisions From the Courts

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Paul Rudling

Recognizing Risky Reserves

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Peter Murphy

PIPEDA Law and Ontario's Condominium Corporations

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: 60 Absolute

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alexander Etkin

When the Enemy will not Wage War in the Flesh

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Property Management Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tsehaie Makkonen

Training Tomorrow's Managers

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Ricci

Trespassers and Squatters: 9 Tips to Secure Your Property

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Financial Matters

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Anne Burgoon

A Loan Was Exactly What They Needed

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Robert Appel

Ontario's C.A.T. Gets Upgraded Claws

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Melissa Kois

I Found Mould, What Now?

From the Fall 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 1


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 8 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Condominium Authority Seeks Feedback About Potential Changes to Tribunal’s Rules of Practice

In light of the upcoming expansion of the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s jurisdiction on January 1st 2022 into disputes about noise, odours, smoking, vapours, light, and vibrations, the Condominium Authority of Ontario is seeking the public’s input regarding: 1) Whether and when legal fees should be awarded to a party, and 2) Whether some CAT disputes should proceed by way of a hybrid model of combined Mediation-Arbitration.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 4 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: EIFS

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be installing EIFS in this cold, right?


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 3 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Provincial Government Proposes New Employee Protections

The Ontario government has recently (on October 25, 2021) introduced Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021. If passed, the act will amend various pieces of legislation affecting the rights of employees. We have focused on two of the most potentially relevant workplace changes for condominium communities.


 
Insurance Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

The Evolution of Condominium Insurance: From Routine to Obstacle Course

As something moves from a simple to a more complex form, it has evolved. The evolution of insurance for condominiums has proven to have fewer pros than cons and it has certainly become more complex to navigate than in the recent past.


 
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October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Innovative Tech Solutions for Hybrid Meetings

Virtual meetings safeguarded residents, guests, board members and managers as condo corporations navigated through social distancing rules due to the pandemic. In condominium communities, virtual meetings have become the ‘new normal.’


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Meeting in the New World

It’s no exaggeration to say the last eighteen months have been a huge learning curve for many of us, with an unprecedented reliance on the Internet, and digital communication swiftly becoming a vital skill to master. Although the end of our isolation seems to be in sight (fingers crossed), many of these digital skills are going to remain in place for a long time, so now we all have to


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Fire Safety in Condos, Ever Evolving

We hear from clients every day who are frustrated that there always seems to be a new Fire Code requirement or standard that they have to comply with. How are they supposed to know them all? How are they supposed to keep up? WHY does the Fire Code keep changing?


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CAT’S Evolution - January 21, 2022 Sees a Further Expansion of Their Jurisdiction

The Condominium Authority Tribunal (commonly known as CAT) has gone through quite an evolution since its inception which occurred as a result of the 2017 changes to the Condominium Act (the “Act”).


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): ERIN BERNEY

Legal Corner – Annual General Meetings: The Importance of Proper Notice

From the North Alberta Chapter: Vol. 27, Issue 1 - Fall 2021 of Insite to Condos


 
Common Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Fire Safety: More than Smoke Alarm Inspections

From the North Alberta Chapter: Vol. 27, Issue 1 - Fall 2021 of Insite to Condos


 
Common Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Condominium Manager Licensing - Everything You Need to Know

From the North Alberta Chapter: Vol. 27, Issue 1 - Fall 2021 of Insite to Condos


 
Common Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Fall 2021 Condo Buzz

Interesting and helpful information for condo owners, Board members, property managers and professionals in the condo community.


 
Common Issues

October, 29 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 37, issue 1 - Fall 2021

Feature Articles: "Condo Manager Licensing - Everything You Need to Know", "CCI Year in Review", and "Golf Mixer Highlights" and many other Regular Features


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 28 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: Concrete

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be placing concrete in this cold, right?


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 27 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Tips and Tricks from Industry Experts on CAT Processes and the Newly Expanded Jurisdiction

Part of the CCI EO Education Extravaganza held on October 27, 2021 [Read More]


 
Insurance Issues

October, 27 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Tools and Tips to Try to Mitigate Increasing Insurance Costs and Risks

Part of the CCI EO Education Extravaganza held on October 27, 2021 [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 27 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

When to Make the Call...

Part of the CCI EO Education Extravaganza held on October 27, 2021 [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 27 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Legal Panel - Your Favourite Legal Experts

Part of the CCI EO Education Extravaganza held on October 27, 2021 Join our legal panel as they provide you with updates from the Courts, Tribunals and the Legislature from across the country on condo/strata issues [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 25 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Your Guide to Short-Term Rentals

During the COVID-19 pandemic, short-term rentals were paused. But as the pandemic restrictions are lifted, they’ll be back. How will this affect your condo? A panel of industry experts discussed the impact of new municipal short-term rental bylaws and the best strategies for dealing with short-term rentals in your community.


 
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October, 22 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Learning From Reality

What better way to learn than from the experience of others. Join us as we share 6 real life case studies of actual situations condo boards, property managers and owners have had to deal with. Learn what strategies worked and which ones you may want to avoid. [Read More]


 
Property Management Issues

October, 21 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Why Integrity Matters More in the Age of a Pandemic

Like anyone, Property Managers make mistakes. Owning it and making amends for it is more important in these strange and challenging times than ever before. In a time where information seems to be constantly changing and sometimes contradicting itself...


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 21 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: COVID-19 Passports/Certificates And QR Codes And Other Announcements

As everyone will have heard, last month the Ontario government announced that effective September 22nd, proof of full vaccinations and vaccine passports (referred to as “certificates”) are required for certain places open to the public, such as restaurants, casinos, and movie theatres.


 
Common Issues

October, 20 2021 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter - Author(s): Devon Cassidy

Records: To Provide or Not to Provide, That is the Question.

From the October 2021 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 2, Issue 2


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 15 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Legislation Prohibits Harassment Of Property Management

As the Province of Ontario continues to navigate through the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, CCI Toronto and Area Chapter continues to hear reports from property managers who are being subject to harassment in their respective condominium communities. These complaints stem from on-site and online interactions with owners and residents respecting the enforcement of mask policies, as well as other issues.


 
Common Issues

October, 14 2021 - Published by CCI National

CCI National - Webinar: Are you paying close attention to your Reserve Fund Study or Depreciation Report?

Join our panel of experts discussed reserve fund studies and depreciation reports [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

October, 14 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Who’s responsible for preparing your condominium's financial statements?

Most condominium corporations in Ontario have an audit completed annually and the resulting financial statements are provided to owners. But what about those condos that have less than 25 units and have waived the audit - do they still have to provide financial statements to the owners? The answer is...


 
Common Issues

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 29

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Michael Lewicki

Reserve Funds

From the Volume 29 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): James Davidson

Waiting for Amendments About Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

From the Volume 29 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Cindy Johnston

Special Assessments & Reserve Funds

From the Volume 29 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): William Shin

Rising Costs of Raw Materials and Delayed Projects

From the Volume 29 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 8 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Provisions for Electronic Meetings Extended to September 30, 2022

The Government of Ontario made regulatory amendments on October 1, 2021 under the Business Corporations Act (OBCA), Corporations Act (CA), Co-operative Corporations Act (CCA) and Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) that extend the temporary legislative amendments permitting corporations governed under the OBCA, CA, CCA and Condo Act to call and hold meetings virtually, as applicable, notwithstanding current requirements.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 7 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Decisions from the CAT: Policies Are Not Rules

Boodram v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 843, 2021 ONCAT 31 Introduction: In Boodram v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 843, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) discussed the difference between: (1) ‘rules,’ and (2) ‘policies’ in the enforcement context.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

October, 6 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Reserve Fun – Costs gone Wild!

Construction costs have been rising in Ontario due to the pandemic’s far-reaching impact on everything from labour to material costs. Labour productivity has been an issue due to the requirements for physical distancing, constant sanitization activities and check-in mandates to ensure worker safety. Labour costs have also risen due to the need for additional personal protection equipment (PPE). ... [Read More]


 
Common Issues

October, 1 2021 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review Fall 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Insurance Issues

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Gareth Stackhouse

Managing Costs and Risks in Condominium Insurance

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Common Issues

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Fireworks—Information for Everyone

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Common Issues

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Steps Toward Emergency Preparedness

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

The Importance of Annual Capital Repair Planning

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Common Issues

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Alert: Observing the Rules

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

Q&A: Site Inspections and their Budget Effects

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 24 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Expanding the Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Jurisdiction to Include Nuisance-Related Disputes

The Ontario government’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced on Thursday September 23rd, 2021 that the certain amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Regulations thereto would be proclaimed into force on Saturday, January 1st, 2022.


 
Common Issues

September, 23 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 10 Fall 2021

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


 
Common Issues

September, 23 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Summer 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Colin Ogg

Why Won’t They Call Me Back? Tips to Avoid Construction FOMO in 2022

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Common Issues

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Dave Williams

Part III - Condo Communications Matter... Boards and Residents... Even the Blue Jays do it!

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Common Issues

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Hogan

Drones: A Useful Tool in the Building Science Professional’s Toolbox

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
COVID-19

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Michelle Kelly

New Ontario Proof of Vaccine Requirements: What is Your Responsibility

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Financial Matters

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

Taking the Fear out of Financing

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Tim Van Zwol

Considerations for Condo Asphalt Pavement Repairs

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Greco

Upcoming Condo Act Changes

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Common Issues

September, 16 2021 - 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]


 
Common Issues

September, 15 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2020,2021-4

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2020,2021-4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 14 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Duty to Repair - Part 2

Part 2 will dive deeper in the Duty to Repair Develop strategies to get owners on board to avoid deferring projects Develop strategies to get money in the bank to get repairs completed Legal aspects if Boards don't perform their duty [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 13 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Lessons Learned from Recent and Tragic Condo Collapse in Florida

Lessons Learned from Recent and Tragic Condo Collapse in Florida is discussed [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 3 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Competition Bureau – Criminal Charges Laid

On March 29, 2021, the Federal Competition Bureau published a brief news release related to alleged bid rigging in GTA condominium refurbishments occurring between 2009 and 2014.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

August, 25 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

The Relationship Between the Board, Managers and Owners

A productive and harmonious relationship between the board, management and the owners is critical for good governance and organisational effectiveness. However, it is often easier said than done. Our panelists delve into the somewhat complicated relationship between the board, management and the owners. Discover the roles, responsibilities and who does what and why. [Read More]


 
Financial Matters

August, 12 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Crunching Condo Finances

Join our panelists as they unravel the mysteries behind annual budgeting, reading financial statements and the dos and don't of investment planning. Why crunching the numbers is important for your corporation, who does what, and why. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Michele Farley

Tips for Sustainable Fire Safety & Fire Code Compliance

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Common Element Etiquette

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Winberg

Water Safety and your Condo

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Rolly Mechler

Top 5 Elevator Safety Tips

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Kirsten Dale

Dock & Shoreline Safety for Condos

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 11 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Debbie Dale

Ready? Set? Go... Where's your Go Bag?

From the CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Newsletter


 
Common Issues

August, 10 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): David Cumming

Electric vehicles (EVS) are coming!!!

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2021 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Mark Graesser

Thoughts Arising from on the Florida Condo Collapse

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2021 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Colleen Morrison and John Leonard

Preventive Maintenance Plans (PMPs) – An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2021 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Hannah Tough

Retrofitting the Right Way

From the CCI North Alberta Summer 2021 Insite to Condos Vol. 36, Issue 4


 
Insurance Issues

August, 10 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Cory Gilliam

When Your Condo Is Damaged

From the CCI North Alberta Summer 2021 Insite to Condos Vol. 36, Issue 4


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 10 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): AMBER NICKEL

(Please don't) Lien on Me

From the CCI North Alberta Summer 2021 Insite to Condos Vol. 36, Issue 4


 
Common Issues

August, 3 2021 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review Summer 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 30 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Paulette Handberg

WCB: Are you covered?

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 30 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Spencer Chimuk

What you need to know about Changes to the Builders’ Lien Act

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 30 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Brian Shedden

The Calm before the Storm

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Property Management Issues

July, 30 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Nicholas Fuss

Birth of a Condominium Corporation: Perils

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 28 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Duty to Repair

Does your condo have projects that have been on the books for 10 or even 20 years and projects keep getting deferred? With the Florida condo collapse crisis, it’s time to think about the Duty to Repair. Some Boards want to do the work, but owners don’t want to have a Special Assessment, or don’t know how to find funding if the Reserve Fund isn’t plentiful... [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 15 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Ontario Step 3

On July 16, 2021, the Province of Ontario is set to enter Step 3 of the Provincial Government’s re-opening plan. Step 3 allows for more relaxed public health restrictions, many of which may have an impact on the re-opening of condominium amenities.


 
Common Issues

July, 7 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 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.


 
Insurance Issues

July, 6 2021 - Published by CCI National

Insurance Legislative Summary Chart

This document is a summary of Insurance across Canada, compiled by the CCI National Government Relations Committee.


 
Common Issues

July, 5 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 9 Summer 2021

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


 
Common Issues

July, 5 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 36, issue 4 - Summer 2021

Feature Articles: "Online AGMs", "When Your Condo Is Damaged", and "Condominium Corporation Property Insurance" and many other Regular Features


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Justin McLarty, Michael Prosia

Case Law Update

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Steven Ilkiw

Using Data to Improve Your Condo

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Julia Lurye

Changes to the Common Elements

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

In an Ivy League of Their Own

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mark Marmer

How COVID Has Changed Working in Condos

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews, Lyndsey McNally

Please Shut-up and Sit Down!

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Insurance Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Audrey Loeb, E. Rudy Petershofer

The Looming Condominium Insurance Crisis

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

Baseball Arbitration for Condominium Communities

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Frank Aiello

Landscaping and Mental Wellness

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Benjamin Tabesh

The Ongoing Impacts of COVID-19 on Security

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Catherine Murdock

Who's Managing Your Condo?

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Insurance Issues

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Warren Kleiner

Condominium Insurance

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

June, 29 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Summer 2021 Condo Buzz

Check out the Summer 2021 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.


 
Common Issues

June, 22 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Managing Relationships in Condominiums

The jurisdiction of the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has recently expanded. Given the relatively low cost to a self represented unit owner pursuing a claim with the CAT, Boards need to approach managing and resolving conflicts with unit owners in a more constructive way. ... [Read More]


 
Common Issues

June, 18 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Spring 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 17 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums

Introduction to Condominiums [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 10 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Sudbury Case

It is generally understood by most condominium managers and directors that condominium corporations have certain obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). The OHSA arises most often in cases involving allegations of violent or harassing behaviour that is directed toward persons for whom the condominium corporation is their workplace.


 
Common Issues

June, 9 2021 - Published by CCI National

CCI National - Managing Owner Expectations

Condominiums/Stratas  are a collection of strangers living together in a communal setting. Some people are interested in protecting their investment while others are expecting a hands free lifestyle at whatever cost. The panel discussed how to manage owner’s expectations and solutions for effective communication to avoid  conflict and the costs associated therewith. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

June, 8 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2020,2021-3

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2020,2021-3


 
Common Issues

June, 8 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

COVID: Supply Shortfalls - CondoTalk

Over the last year you might have noticed some supply shortfalls due to COVID-19. Currently, the material facing the most severe shortfall is lumber, and what can be obtained is significantly more expensive than in past years. Not only this, but there is also a shortage of qualified tradesmen who we need to cover projects at hand and contractors that simply can’t fulfill their contracts and refusing new work... [Read More]


 
Common Issues

June, 1 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Summer 2021

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Communities

May, 26 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Francesco Deo and Murray Johnson

Celebrating CCI Toronto's Volunteers!

April 18th to 24th marks the 20th anniversary of the annual ‘Canadian National Volunteer Week’. CCI Toronto took this opportunity to acknowledge their Volunteers who are serving its members and our communities with the ultimate goal of driving social and financial success in condominiums. Their continued efforts help CCI-T make life better for hundreds of thousands of condominium residents.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 20 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Protection From Liability – COVID-19

As previously referenced in our legislative newsflash of November 3, 2020, Bill 218, the Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020 (“SORMEA”) has become law. The legislation was effective as of November 20, 2020 and is retroactive to March 17, 2020.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 18 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Dealing with Harassment - CondoTalk

Dealing with Harassment [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 14 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Condo Catch-Up

Our panel talked about: elevators rules vs. policies virtual meetings/electronic voting obstacles with respect to maintenance and repairs electric vehicles/charging stations funding vaccine policies and passports "Borrowing" from your Reserve fund - what happens at your audit Occupier’s Liability Act changes Service Line Warranty Program [Read More]


 
Common Issues

May, 10 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 28

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Insurance Issues

May, 10 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Condominium/Strata Corporation Insurance Q&A

From the Volume 28 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Insurance Issues

May, 10 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Gareth Stackhouse

Managing Costs and Risks in Condominium Insurance

From the Volume 28 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Insurance Issues

May, 10 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): William Shin

Review Your Insurance Annually

From the Volume 28 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


May, 3 2021 - Published by CCI National

IBC Resources Business Insurance Help

Business Insurance Questions? Call IBC's Business Insurance Helpline at 1-844-2ask-IBC (1-844-227-5422). Resources – IBC www.businessinsurancehelp.ca


 
Insurance Issues

May, 1 2021 - Published by Other - Author(s): CCI National

IBC National Commercial Insurance Task Force Final Report

When Canada’s property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry launched its National Commercial Insurance Task Force (Task Force) in January 2020, its initial focus was to help those businesses and organizations, such as condominium and strata corporations, struggling to find affordable insurance options in a hardening commercial insurance market. Then COVID-19 hit.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 23 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-Toronto Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Covid19 Update

The Ontario Government announced new restrictions that came into effect on Thursday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. to address the increasing number of COVID-19 infections across the province. The new restrictions include a Declaration of Emergency and a province wide Stay-at-Home Order.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 22 2021 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Duane Rohne, Director CCI Manitoba

Condos, Electric Vehicles & Charging Stations

EV's are coming, meaning that Condominium Corporations (CC) might consider beginning a dialogue with unit owners considering the purchase of a ZEV or PHEV.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

COVID: The Re-opening Blues

This session will cover: Steps to Reopen Legislative Update on the latest Order; Bill 218 Communication pointers during COVID 19: Things to Share with Your Condo Community The Debate: A Condo Vaccination Passport Essential Construction [Read More]


 
COVID-19

April, 19 2021 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): DHA Team

Condopedia Episode 2 – Q&A session on COVID-19 issues at Condominiums

In this episode, we talk about COVID-19 issues at Condominiums. Hear from all of our lawyers on a wide variety of questions. Nancy keeps us all in check as the chairperson.


 
Financial Matters

April, 15 2021 - Published by CCI National

CCI National - Financial Statements Translating the Numbers

Financial experts from across Canada as offered a practical lesson on how to read and interpret your condo or strata financial statements. Learn what to look for in the numbers and the types of questions you should ask. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

April, 15 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 8 Spring 2021

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

April, 9 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Ontario Extends Time for Virtual Meetings and Voting and also Orders Stay-at-Home

Ontario Extends Time for Virtual Meetings and Voting and also Orders Stay-at-Home


 
Common Issues

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Spring 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.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews, Ben Rutherford, Erin Merryweather

Decisions From the Courts

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Julia Lurye

To Speak or Not to Speak, That Is the Question

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joel Berkovitz

Townhouse Condominiums

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: The Pinnacle III

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

Special Assessments

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Eric Lakien

Notes From a Neophyte

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Antman

Why Pay for Closed Amenities?

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Justin McLarty

The Future of the Chargeback

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James (Lee) Senter

Water Damage Standards

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tania Haluk, Antoni Casalinuovo, Patrick Greco, Andrea Lusk

Condos, Case Law, and COVID

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson, John De Vellis, Stacey Kurck, Connie Pappas-Boccitto

COVID-19 and the Condo Climate

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Edmund Leong

Why I Like to Talk to Condominium Owners

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tania Haluk

HumanKind – Be Both

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

March, 26 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Hot 10 Fire Prevention Tips for Condos

Fire damage, like water damage, is one of the most common insurance claims in condos. While it is hard to prevent water claims, fire related claims are more preventable. Join our panel of experts as they discussed the "Hot" Ten Fire Prevention tips you can implement at your condo to help protect residents, property and reduce insurance claims. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by CCI National

CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz

CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz - Check out the Spring 2021 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.


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Dr. Mabel Hsin

Mental Health During Covid-19

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Sonja Hodis

the Positive Side of Covid-19

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Struewing

Covid-19 Impact on Condominiums

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Joanna Tomaszewski

How Covid-19 Impacted Communicating in Condos

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

Condos, Covid, and Compliance

From the CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz Newsletter


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 24 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Condo Catch Up

Join experts in the condominium industry as they discuss changes in the industry, including changes to: the jurisdiction of the CAT; the ever changing world of COVID-19 and Short Term Rentals. Learn how these changes impact your condominium corporations and how to navigate our ever changing world. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 24 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Residential Tenancies

Residential Tenancies


 
Common Issues

March, 24 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Spring 2021 Condo Buzz

Check out the Spring 2021 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.


 
Common Issues

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 36, issue 3 - Spring 2021

Feature Articles: "Things to Consider When Hiring a Contractor", "The Importance of Analytics", and "A Spring Maintenance Schedule" and many other Regular Features


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Cole Goshulak

Things to Consider When Hiring a Contractor

Leaky roof? Concrete tripping hazards? Mechanical issues? New siding and balcony railings? We all understand the woes of condo repair, restoration, and construction. Projects forcing condo corporations to spend their hard-earned and meticulously saved reserve funds to maintain the status of the building is not typically an exciting undertaking.


 
Property Management Issues

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Max Pharaon

The Importance of Analytics in Managing Your Building Operations

Are you considering creating a sustainability plan to reduce your building’s carbon footprint and reduce energy costs? Are you thinking about implementing an efficient and safe usage of amenities?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

A Spring Maintenance Schedule for Condos

A regular schedule of seasonal maintenance can put a stop to the most common and costly problems, before they occur. If necessary use a camera to take pictures of anything you might want to share with an expert for advice or to monitor or remind you of a situation later.


 
Financial Matters

March, 16 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Money! That’s What We Want - CondoTalk

Deep dive on expense and cost recovery tips for Condo Corporations. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

March, 12 2021 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Special Edition March 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

March, 10 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2020,2021-2

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2020,2021-2


 
Common Issues

March, 4 2021 - 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]


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

February, 24 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Proxies, Forms, Oh My!

Condominium experts help you navigate those pesky condominium forms. Covering which form is what, are they mandatory, when to use and how to complete. Followed by Q&A and clarifying just what to do with all these forms…oh my! [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 19 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Hindsight into 2020

Hindsight is 2020 - especially last year. The courts and tribunals did not slow down in 2020, despite having to adapt to a pandemic, and neither did condo disputes. Join our panel of condo lawyers as they reviewed and discussed important cases from 2020 and share the important lessons the courts and tribunals have delivered. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 19 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash – Bill 118, Now Proclaimed- Feb 2021

Bill 118, Now Proclaimed- Feb 2021


 
Common Issues

February, 9 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Going Electric - Condos and Car Chargers

This panel discussion focused 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 shared insights based on real-world experience. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 28 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Lawyers, Guns and Money

Noise complaint, COVID policy fight, renovation dispute, insurance dispute & more... Did the Condo Board do enough? Find out if the courts ruled in favour of the Condo Board. More importantly, learn how your Condo Board can protect themselves in similar situations.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 27 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Intro to Condos Course

This course provides not only Directors but also Owners, Residents and Potential Purchasers with more in-depth knowledge and understanding of condominiums. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 21 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Lawyers, Guns and 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. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 18 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash – COVID-19 Updates - January 2021- Jan 2021

COVID-19 Updates - January 2021- Jan 2021


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 15 2021 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Nancy Houle - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

The Silver Lining – Condominium Meetings and Accessibility

I think it’s fair to say that the pandemic has mainly worsened life for all of us – and has been particularly tough on many. In this blog, however, I’d like to reflect on some “silver linings” in this awful cloud.


 
Common Issues

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Winter 2020

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

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): An Nguyen, Andrea Lusk

Decisions From the Courts

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bill Colucci

A House Divided Cannot Stand

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

Treat People With Kindness

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Good Governance and Gothic Elegance

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

Designing for Resilience

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Josh Hanek

Understanding Underground Parking Garages

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Albi Nani

Why We Need Smarter Buildings

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Scarlett Guy

Meetings Held Electronically May Now Be the New Standard

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kathryn Gaysinsky

Interior Condo Refurbishment

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

There's a New Big CAT in Town

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews

Condo STRESS – It's Real and It's Happening to a Condo Near You!

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Antman

Condos and COVID: Safety Should be Everyone's Top Priority

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 13 2021 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Province Announces Second Emergency: How Will This Impact Condominiums?

The Ontario government announced yesterday that it is declaring a second province-wide state of emergency. Click below to find out more about the new restrictions that will be in place and what this means for condominiums.


 
Common Issues

January, 12 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Condos and COVID Update Webinar

Update on Government Announcements re COVID ; COVID measures and Impact on Condos ; How to Control Access to Common Elements ; Managing Information ; Air Quality in Condos - Regulatory vs. Practical ; Benefits of Virtual Meetings that Extend beyond COVID ; Fire Code/Safety ; Condo Market Update ; Roofing Project Success Despite COVID [Read More]


 
Insurance Issues

January, 11 2021 - Published by Other - Author(s): IBC

Condominium/Strata Corporation Insurance Q & A

Insurance Bureau of Canada and the insurance industry recognize the seriousness of the insurance affordability issues some condominium and strata corporations and owners are currently facing. In response, the insurance industry has developed a Condominium/Strata Action Plan that will help find solutions to improve insurability. By working together with all stakeholders we believe we can help find solutions to stabilize insurance costs.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 8 2021 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Mohiminol Khandaker - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Government Holds Consultations on Legislative Changes Enabling Virtual Processes Under the Condominium Act

The government is currently holding written public consultations about making permanent changes to the legislation to enable virtual and digital processes under the Condominium Act, 1998. Click below to learn more about what changes are being considered and how you can provide your feedback.


 
Common Issues

January, 7 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review - 2020,2021-1

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2020,2021-1


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 1 2021 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Manitoba Chapter

The Manitoba Condominium Act − Suggestions for Improvement - Winter 2020/2021

CCI Manitoba has a section on its website for you to submit suggestions for improving the Provincial Condo Act. See below for link


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 1 2021 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Manitoba Chapter

Condo Conversation Corner: A View & A Voice - Manitoba Winter 2020/2021

Here are some items in relation to prior newsletter articles, Lunch-n-Learns, webinars and Conversations in prior Newsletter editions. If you want to contribute to the discussion, you can make a submission to cci-manitoba.ca/resources/condo-conversation-corner


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): DHA Team

Condopedia Episode 7 – Holiday Q&A with DHA

Our latest episode is a Holiday Q&A session on various listener questions. The Q&A session took place on December 18, 2020.


 
Common Issues

December, 23 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 27

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Common Issues

December, 23 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 7 Winter 2021

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


 
Common Issues

December, 21 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Winter 2021

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

December, 20 2020 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Fall 2020

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Common Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Submetering for Electric Vehicle Charging in MURBs

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Property Management Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

So, You’re Thinking of Switching Management Companies?

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Saskatchewan Enshrines Remote Witnessing Option

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Enforcing a Condo’s Governing Documents

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Common Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Condo communities build up resilience in 2020

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Common Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Appraisal, Assessment, Opinion... Oh My

From the North Saskatchewan Chapter Winter 2020 issue of Condo Voice


 
Common Issues

December, 18 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 35, issue 2 -Winter 2020-21

Feature Articles: "Get Ready for the Alberta Condo Expo Virtual Edition", "Privacy Legislation & Condominium Video Surveillance", and "The January (Blues) Greige" and many other Regular Features


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 14 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act – December 2020 - Dec 2020

Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act – December 2020 - Dec 2020


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Auditor General's Report: Value for Money Condo Oversight in Ontario – December 2020 - Dec 2020

Auditor General's Report: Value for Money Condo Oversight in Ontario – December 2020


 
Common Issues

December, 8 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

First Edition of Condo Buzz!!

Check out the First 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.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 18 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Future Education Requirements for Condominium Managers - Nov 2020

Future Education Requirements for Condominium Managers


 
Common Issues

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 2020

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.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): GREG BEGLAROV, STACY GALLANT, MIKE FENTON

Tactical Security Advice for Condos

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): BRIAN HORLICK, BRADLEY CHAPLICK

Unit Owner Entitled to Lost Rental Income Due to Corporation's Unreasonable Delay

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): STEFAN NESPOLI, LUIS HERNANDEZ

Playing Fair in the Sandbox. Establishing a Framework for Sharing is Even Harder

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): ALTIN NANI

Deciphering Condo Management Fees

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): JAMES RUSSELL

CONDOMINIUM OF THE YEAR: PALACE PIER – YCC 382

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): BRIAN HORLICK, ALEX ETKIN

Electronic Meetings in Ontario Condominium Corporations

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): BRAD PILGRIM

Finding the (Air) Flow

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): ASHLEY WINBERG

COVID-19 and Exercise Rooms

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): HARJOT SINGH ATWAL

Establishing Boundaries and "Good Fences" in Condominiums

From the Fall 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

November, 6 2020 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Melanie Chatfield, Alan Forbes

Considering Energy Efficiency As Part Of The Reserve Fund Study (RFS) Process

Energy audits and modelling can be very useful in conjunction with reserve fund studies (RFS) to identify upgrade projects to reduce the total cost of building ownership (TCBO).


 
Common Issues

November, 5 2020 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review Fall 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 3 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – COVID-19 Updates - Nov 2020

COVID-19 Updates


 
Common Issues

October, 30 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 34, issue 1 - Fall 2020

Feature Articles: "Condo Manager Licensing in Alberta", "Condo Finances 101", and "Lorne Young Chapter of the Year" and many other Regular Features


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 27 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Condo Act Proclamation Re a Condo Guide - Oct 2020

Condo Act Proclamation Re a Condo Guide


 
Insurance Issues

October, 22 2020 - Published by CCI National

CCI National Insurance Webinar

Our national panel of insurance professionals shared their experiences from coast to coast and helped you understand why condos/stratas are in this position and what can be done to minimize the impact. We also learned about what CCI National is doing with the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) to help raise awareness of this issue on a national scale. [Read More]


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 16 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Virtual Meetings

Virtual Meetings are the new norm. Join our "Zoom Master" who will you give some tips on how to use Zoom and the features within it during your meetings. Also join our panel of lawyers and property managers who will take you through the process of holding a meeting virtually, provide tips and point out traps to avoid based on their experiences to date. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 6 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Ontario Extends Timeline for Virtual Meetings and Electronic Voting - Oct 2020

Ontario Extends Timeline for Virtual Meetings and Electronic Voting


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 2 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): CCI National

National Condominium Primer

The CCI National Condominium Primer provides an overview of some of the basic aspects of statutes and regulations from each province and territory. It is provided as an educational reference to familiarize National Directors on the legislative frameworks of condominium legislation across Canada.


 
Common Issues

October, 1 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 6 Fall 2020

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

September, 28 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Minimum Wage Increasing on October 1st - Sep 2020

Minimum Wage Increasing on October 1st


 
Insurance Issues

September, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National

CCI-N Insurance Summary Chart Request

CCI chapters across the country have clearly heard from their members about the unexpected changes in condominium insurance. These changes have ranged from increases in premiums to the denial of coverage and have resulted in an condominium insurance crisis.


 
COVID-19

September, 18 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

The New Normal - What Does Condo Land Look Like Now?

Join Sonja Hodis and a great line up of guests from chapters across Ontario as we discuss what Condo Land looks like after 6 months of living through the COVID pandemic. CCI Huronia would like to thank our webinar sponsors: Elia Associates, FCS Fire Consulting, Cion Coulter, Percel Property Management, Bayshore Property Management, and Integrity Property Management [Read More]


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

Part 1: Introduction – Director Basics

Introduction: Congratulations on becoming a Condominium Director! Directors make a significant community contribution and this course will improve the level of professionalism you can offer to your community.


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

Part 2: Getting Started as a Director

Condominiums are not a new concept. In one form or another, they have been around for thousands of years.


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

Part 3: The Director’s Responsibilities and Governance

Provincial Legislation is created largely as consumer protection legislation designed to protect the rights of owners. As such, it has many sections setting out insurance, maintenance and repair, creation of its Declaration, by-laws and rules.


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

Part 4: Property Management

This section introduces property management for a Condominium. Regardless of the type of Condominium or the size, all Condominium Corporations need to be managed.


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

Part 5: Planning, Financial and Other Responsibilities

This section introduces an overview of the annual calendar of tasks, monthly administration for Condominium Corporations, and some of the legislation that governs a Board of Director’s actions and decisions.


 
The Basics

September, 17 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National

CCI Director's Code of Ethics

CCI code of ethics for use by Condominium and Strata Corporations. The PDF attached here is a form that can be completed and signed by potential directors.


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Ministry Update on Temporary Legislative Amendments Related to Annual Meeting Timeline - Sep 2020

Ministry Update on Temporary Legislative Amendments Related to Annual Meeting Timeline


 
Common Issues

September, 3 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 26

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 28 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – The CAT Gets More Powers - Aug 2020

The CAT Gets More Powers


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 21 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Fire Code Inspections - Aug 2020

Fire Code Inspections


 
Common Issues

August, 21 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Summer 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
The Basics

August, 20 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Condo Legislation from Coast to Coast

Links to provincial condominium legislation and regulations across Canada. Key terms used by each province.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

August, 19 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Speedy Board Meetings & Minutes

Board meetings do not always need to be long… or at least not as long! Join Professional Parliamentarian Todd Brand for a session on how to make your board meetings quicker yet more productive. The discussion will include agenda preparation, simplifying your rules, ideas for electronic meetings plus speed up tips and tools. Also included will be important ideas for taking effective minutes. [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 16 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): James Davidson and David Lu (DHA)

Condopedia Episode 5 – Its all about Sharing – A brief history and overview of Ontario Condominium Law with Jim Davidson

David has a conversation with partner Jim Davidson on the history of Condo Law in Ontario. What were some of the major changes? What was the logic behind the existence of condominiums in the first place? Why condominiums have grown so much in recent years? We talk about all of that.


August, 1 2020 - CCI Original Content - Published by CCI National - Author(s): CCI - James Davidson (Davidson Houle Allen LLP)

Condo Cases Across Canada

Condo Cases Across Canada is a quarterly publication of the Canadian Condominium Institute, National Chapter. Each issue contains summaries of some of the latest condominium decisions (from Courts and Administrative Tribunals) across the country. Not all cases are summarized. But most of the key condominium cases are summarized.


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Mackey

The Oppression Remedy Comes into Focus

A Look at When Relief is Available and What Remedy Might Be Granted


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 31 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - EWRB – Article 1 Energy Treasure Hunt - July 2020

EWRB – Article 1 Energy Treasure Hunt


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 30 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - End of State of Emergency Triggers Condominium AGM Timelines - July 2020

End of State of Emergency Triggers Condominium AGM Timelines


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 21 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Condominiums: Be Cautious When Liening for Chargebacks - July 2020

Condominiums: Be Cautious When Liening for Chargebacks


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 6 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – COVID-19 Stage 2 Re-Opening - July 2020

COVID-19 Stage 2 Re-Opening


 
Insurance Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): CCI National

Summary of Insurance Across Canada

Summary of Insurance across Canada, published by the CCI National Government Relations Committee.


 
Common Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 2020

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

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy

Decisions From the Courts

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): TANIA HALUK

Coping With the New Normal

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): MEGAN MACKEY

The Oppression Remedy Comes into Focus

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): ANDREA LUSK

The Grey Areas

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): HELENA MONCRIEFF

Condominium Profile: Landmark II of Thornhill

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): LYNDSEY MCNALLY

So, You're Thinking of Switching Management Companies?

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): SABINE GRIMES

Interior Design Wants Versus Needs

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): NANCY LONGUEIRA

Evaluating Engineering Proposals

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): SUE LANGLOIS

Digital Elevator Screens

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CCI-T CondoSTRENGTH

COVID-19 Uniting Your Community

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): KATHRYN GAYSINSKY

Healthcare to High-Rise

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): CONNIE PAPPAS-BOCCITTO

Showing and Selling a Condo

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Short Term Pain for Long- Term Gain

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

June, 26 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Spring 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

June, 23 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Virtual Meetings

Michelle Kelly discusses expectations surrounding the Annual General Meeting, and the emergency orders that temporarily allow for Virtual Meetings.


 
Common Issues

June, 19 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 33, issue 4 - Summer 2020

Feature Articles: "Embracing Digital", "Insurance Survey Results", and "Ask the Professionals - Reserve Funds" and many other Regular Features


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 17 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – EWRB Extended Deadline & Changes to the Employment Standards Act - June 2020

EWRB Extended Deadline & Changes to the Employment Standards Act


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

June, 10 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Electronic Meeting and Voting Bylaws - What you Need to Know

Join our panel of lawyers and property managers as we discuss issues and factors that should be considered when drafting electronic meeting and voting bylaws. Thank you to our sponsors: Elia Associates PC CWB Maximum Financial Condogenie [Read More]


 
COVID-19

June, 9 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #11 COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Join CCI Huronia Board members, Dr. Hsin and our guest from CCI Toronto as we discuss issues that affect condos during the COVID crisis and reopening phases. [Read More]


 
Common Issues

June, 8 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 5 Summer 2020

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

June, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – COVID-19 Re-Opening - June 2020

COVID-19 Re-Opening


 
Common Issues

June, 1 2020 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Summer 2020

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
COVID-19

May, 28 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Robert Mullin

Liening Units

Robert Mullin discusses whether or not a Condominium should issues liens for arrears during COVID 19.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 28 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Annie Bailey

Ontario Condo Q & A: Changes at the Tribunal and Tarion

Will the Condominium Authority Tribunal of Ontario broaden the type of disputes it hears? Tarion now requires an information sheet be provided with pre-construction condominium purchase agreements – what is this new information sheet and why do we have it?


 
COVID-19

May, 26 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #10 COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Join CCI Huronia and our guests from CCI Toronto and CCI Northwestern Ontario as we discuss issues condos are facing during the COVID crisis and as we begin to open amenities. [Read More]


 
COVID-19

May, 21 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Seebach

Finances and Government Assistance Programs

Shalon Seebach discusses how to manage a Condominium's cash flow during COVID 19.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 19 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Showings of Listed Condo Properties During the Ontario State of Emergency - May 2020

Showings of Listed Condo Properties During the Ontario State of Emergency


 
COVID-19

May, 19 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #9 COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Join CCI once again this week while we talk to industry experts about issues concerning condos during COVID. Topics include insurance, the real estate market and how to do deal with showings, fire safety testing, building inspections, terms to put in tendering documents, new ideas on how to communicate with owners and dealing with loneliness. In addition, a special message from the Mayor of Barrie. [Read More]


May, 17 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

South Saskatchewan Condominium Property Amendment Regulations, 2020

On filing date, these regulations will amend RRS C-26.1 Reg 2 to expressly authorize non-profit corporations, condominium corporations, co-operatives and new general co-operatives to hold annual general meetings by telephone, video conference or other electronic means.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 16 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Liening Condominium Units

Robert Mullin discusses whether or not a Condominium should issues liens for arrears during COVID 19.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

May, 14 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

Consumer Protection – Home Warranties

Changes are coming to Tarion. An insider reports that by the end of 2020, the new home warranty provider and new home builder regulator will be 2 separate organizations.


 
COVID-19

May, 14 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Mark Willis-O'Connor

What to do if a Resident Tests Positive | Navigating COVID-19 in Condominiums

Mark Willis-O'Connor discusses the procedure if someone in your Condominium Corporation tests positive for COVID 19


 
COVID-19

May, 12 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #8 COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Join CCI Huronia Board of Directors and our guests as we discuss issues that condos are dealing with during the COVID crisis and as we plan for reopening. Members of the CCI Windsor chapter join us this week. [Read More]


 
COVID-19

May, 9 2020 - Published by CCI National

COVID 19 and Condos - CCI National Webinar May 7, 2020

One of CCI’s greatest strengths is its vast and national wide access to resources. On May 7, 2020, CCI National hosted its first national webinar with speakers from all CCI chapters across the Country. Our speakers shared their knowledge, practical tips and insights into issues that are affecting owners, directors, property managers and professionals dealing with condos during the COVID 19 pandemic. [Read More]


 
COVID-19

May, 8 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

Sale of Units during COVID-19

Policies to consider during the pandemic: moves, showings, status certificate additions


 
COVID-19

May, 7 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Michele Farley

Fire Safety and Directions from Authorities Across the Country during COVID 19

Following up to her discussion during the National Webinar on COVID 19 held on May 7, 2020, Michele Farley provides a written summary of her comments made during the webinar regarding fire safety.


 
Property Management Issues

May, 7 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): SARA HICKS

A Day in the Life of a Property Manager

What do you think of when you hear ‘property manager?’ When people ask me what I do for a living, and ‘property manager’ is my response, I am usually met by a blank stare...


 
COVID-19

May, 7 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Leigh Merswolke

Cleaning Protocols | Navigating COVID-19 in Condominiums

Leigh Merswolke discusses the best cleaning practices for COVID-19.


 
COVID-19

May, 5 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #7 - COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Topics for this webinar include: Virtual Owner Meetings and Electronic Voting - A Manager's Perspective Virtual Owner Meetings and Electronic Voting - A Lawyer's Perspective Virtual Board Meetings - Tips and Tricks Lines of Credit - A Financing Option Liens During COVID - Why you need a Policy? Dealing with Acute Stress in Light of Lifestyle Changes Funding for Small Business During Pandemic Maintaining Communities: Some New Ideas


 
COVID-19

April, 30 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Town Hall Webinar - COVID-19 & Condominiums

CCI North Alberta hosts its first webinar - COVID-19 & Condominiums. Just over an hour in length, this webinar covers: Jurisdiction, General Meetings, Financial Considerations, Communication, Privacy Issues, Contracts & Capital Projects, and Maintenance & Safety. Panelists are Todd Shipley, Hugh Willis, and Charissa Shine, with Anand Sharma as moderator. Learn more about CCI North Alberta Chapter at http://www.ccinorthablerta.com [Read More]


 
COVID-19

April, 30 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Shalon Seebach

Condos and COVID-19 - Government Assistance Programs

Over the last several weeks, the Federal government has made several announcements regarding financial assistance programs that have been made available to corporations and individuals. You are probably wondering whether your condominium corporation is eligible for any of these. The answer is – maybe.


 
COVID-19

April, 30 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Brad Wells

Don't Stop, Keep Planning!

Brad Wells discusses how to continue productivity during this pandemic.


 
COVID-19

April, 28 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #6 - COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Topics covered 1. Real Estate Viewings in Units - How can Property Management and Real Estate Agents Work Together 2. Vacant Land Condos - What should you be thinking about? 3. Project Planning - Looking Forward to the Future 4. What to do if you have an ongoing or upcoming project 5. Building Resilience During the Pandemic 6. Virtual Meetings and Electronic Voting in light of new Ontario Order


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 27 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Emergency Orders: Providing Flexibility to Condo Corps re COVID-19 - April 2020

Emergency Orders: Providing Flexibility to Condo Corps re COVID-19


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 25 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Amenity Closures - April 2020

COVID19 and Condominiums: Amenity Closures – When Can They Be Re-Opened?


 
COVID-19

April, 23 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Mark Willis-O'Connor

Q & A – The Impact of COVID-19 for Condominiums

This article tackles a few frequently asked questions about the impact of COVID-19 for condominiums.


April, 21 2020 - Published by Other

Government of Saskatchewan Condominium Factsheets

Information to assist Saskatchewan condominium boards, owners and developers as well as the professionals that service them. Includes recently passed regulatory amendments that authorize non-profit corporations, condominium corporations, co-operatives and new generation co-operatives to hold annual general meetings by telephone, video conference or other electronic means, to safely hold annual general meetings during the current COVID-19 pandemic.


 
COVID-19

April, 21 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #5 - COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Webinar #5 topics include Greetings from National Better Ways to Communicate Important Messages The Role of Management Company, Manager and Director during COVID 19 COVID 19 - A Condominium Front Line Perspective Landscaping and What is Strictly Necessary - 3 Experiences from 3 Different Municipalities Deemed Essential Letter - A Way to Document Your Decision on What is Essential Pillars of Life - Ways to Deal With Staying in Unit


 
Communities

April, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National

Condominium Legislation Updates

Condominium legislation in Alberta has seen significant changes that took effect on January 1, 2020. In this series of 10 videos from our presentation held in January, we cover: Bylaws & Rules Service of Documents, General Meetings & Proxies Documents Contributions Fines & Sanctions Chargebacks & Caveats Reserve Funds, Rental Deposits & Borrowing Insurance Q & A from the audience [Read More]


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - Recent CRT and Court Decisions - Bed Bugs - February 22, 2020

Video 1 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 | Topic: Recent CRT & Court Decisions - Bed Bugs Inspection You can watch the video at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ-Y8r1B0zA Introduction by Jim Allison, Assertive Northwest Property Management Group Inc. | CCI Vancouver President Presenter: Jamie Bleay, Access Law Group


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - Recent CRT and Court Decisions - Governance - February 22, 2020

Video 2 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 | Topic: Recent CRT & Court Decisions - Governance Issues You can watch the video at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkveUV_iG9M Presenter: Shawn Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - Recent CRT and Court Decisions - The Persistently Non-Compliant Owner - February 22, 2020

Video 3 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 | Topic: Recent CRT & Court Decisions - The Persistently Incompliant Owner You can watch the video at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p46ipigGQfw Presenter: Matthew Both, Access Law Group


 
Insurance Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - Strata Insurance Challenges - Insurance Renewals, Premiums and Deductibles -February 22, 2020

Video 4 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 Topic: Current Strata Insurance Challenges - Insurance Renewals, Premiums and Deductibles Introduction by Jim Allison, Assertive Northwest Property Management Group Inc. | CCI Vancouver President Presenter: Paul Murcutt, BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc.


 
Insurance Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - Strata Insurance Challenges - Risk Management, Loss Prevention and Reduction -February 22, 2020

Video 5 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 Topic: Current Strata Insurance Challenges | Risk Management - Loss Prevention and Reduction Presenter: Grace Wang, HUB International Insurance Brokers


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - CRT Decisions on Insurance Deductibles and Chargebacks - February 22, 2020

Video 6 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 Topic: CRT Decisions Regarding Insurance Deductibles & Chargebacks | Do's and Don'ts / Challenges to Recover Insurance Deductibles & Chargebacks Presenter: Jamie Bleay, Access Law Group


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - CRT Decisions regarding Strata Insurance and Chargebacks - Owner to owner claims - February 22, 2020

Video 7 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 Topic: CRT Decisions Regarding Strata Insurance Deductibles & Chargebacks | Owner to Owner Claims Presenter: Shawn Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 20 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter - Author(s): CCI Vancouver Chapter

Strata Educational Seminar - CRT Decisions regarding Strata Insurance Deductibles and Chargebacks - What is a chargeback? - February 22, 2020

Video 8 of 8 | Recording of the Strata Educational Seminar Provided by CCI Vancouver on February 22, 2020 Topic: CRT Decisions Regarding Strata Insurance Deductibles & Chargebacks | What is a Chargeback? Presenter: Matthew Both, Access Law Group


 
COVID-19

April, 17 2020 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Doug Forbes & Delaney Vun

Condos & COVID-19 - CCI Manitoba Webinar

Condominiums have some unique challenges in this era of social distancing, health orders, and economic challenges. This interactive webinar helps you deal with concerns around AGM's, common expense contributions, enforcing quarantines, contractors, and use of common areas.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 16 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Contracts & Force Majeure - April 2020

COVID19 and Condominiums - Contracts & Force Majeure


 
COVID-19

April, 16 2020 - Published by Windsor-Essex County Chapter

CCI Windsor-Essex County - Up-to-date information about COVID-19

CCI Windsor-Essex County - Up-to-date information about COVID-19


 
COVID-19

April, 16 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

Policy for when resident diagnosed with COVID-19

It helps to have a policy ready for steps to take when someone in your building is diagnosed with COVID-19.


 
COVID-19

April, 16 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Shalon Seebach, BBS

Condo Finances and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is something no one could have predicted or budgeted for, and we are all struggling in one way or another...


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 14 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Toronto Public Health Information - April 2020

COVID19 and Condominiums - Toronto Public Health Information.


 
Common Issues

April, 14 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia Spring 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter of the CCI Huronia Chapter


 
COVID-19

April, 14 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #4 - COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Topics discussed during Webinar #5 include: New essential services list and what it means; Landscaping; What should townhouse style condos do; Fire safety plans; Activities condos are doing to stay connected; Creative ways to deal with common expense fees; Knowing who you should deal with if owner is incapacitated or has died; Emergency unit repairs; and, COVID and your drains


 
COVID-19

April, 14 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Laurie Kiedrowski

Temporary Relief to Protect Condominium Dwellers: Alberta's Ministerial Order April 9, 2020

Following up to her discussion during the CCI National Webinar held on May 7, 2020, Laurie provides a written summary of the Ministerial Order dated April 9, 2020 that the Alberta government issued to address specific issues facing condos.


 
Financial Matters

April, 13 2020 - Published by CCI National

Borrowing for Condominium Corporations

Our series of six videos covers the financial options of borrowing for condominium corporations. Edmonton lawyer, Todd Shipley (Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP), explains all aspects of this topic; Introduction, Legislation, Rationale, Types of Borrowing, Process and ending with Q & A from audience.


 
COVID-19

April, 9 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): DHA Team

Condopedia Episode 4 – Conducting Virtual Meetings during these physical distancing times

In our latest episode, we provide some practical tips on conducting virtual owner’s meetings while physical distancing restrictions remain in effect. We review two options that are currently top of mind: one – using GetQuorum and Zoom together, two – just using Zoom.


 
COVID-19

April, 9 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

COVID-19 Factsheet

Service Alberta factsheet to accompany Ministerial Order


 
COVID-19

April, 9 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Davidson Houle Allen LLP

UPDATE – COVID-19: Are Lawn Maintenance Services Essential in Ontario?

As such, we’ve updated our blog (with new information highlighted in red) to help property mangers and Boards assess whether their landscaping work should proceed.


 
COVID-19

April, 9 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Emily Deng - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not an Excuse

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, released on April 2, 2020, highlights the Court’s message to the legal profession that while in-person hearings have been suspended, where it is fair and in the interest of justice to move forward by other means, the parties should do so. To that end, the Court of Appeal sent parties who had an upcoming appeal a notice setting out various options


 
COVID-19

April, 8 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Victoria Craine - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

2020 Ontario Court Decision Respecting Non-Urgent Repairs during COVID

Last week, the Ontario Superior Court considered whether to prevent third party contractors from entering a condominium building to complete non-urgent repair work during the COVID-19 pandemic.


 
COVID-19

April, 7 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Webinar #3 - COVID 19 A Discussion with Condo Experts on How to Handle This Crisis in Your Condo

Topics discussed this week include: Seasonal Residents and the new Barrie COVID-19 Emergency Measures Bylaw Enforcing Quarantine and Resources in the Community Domestic Travel Restrictions and Rights Cleaning, Disinfecting and Beyond Delayed Construction Payments due to COVID and the New Prompt Payment Legislation Ventilation Systems Fire Code Updates Special guest speakers include the Mayor of Barrie, VP of the local health unit and members of CCI Eastern Ontario Chapter


 
COVID-19

April, 6 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Melinda Andrews - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19: Ontario Government Publishes Revised List of Essential Services

The Ontario Government has recently expanded business closures and limited the list of essential services that are allowed to continue providing services at the moment


 
Insurance Issues

April, 6 2020 - Published by CCI National

Changes to Insurance Deductibles for Condominiums

Important Insurance Changes You Need to Know - Effective January 1, 2020, condominium corporations will be able to seek recovery of the deductible portion of the corporation's insurance claim (up to a maximum of $50,000) from an owner for damages that originate from the owner's unit or privacy area. Edmonton lawyer, Todd Shipley (Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP), explains this change.


 
COVID-19

April, 2 2020 - Published by Other

COVID-19 Precautions for Multi-unit Residential Buildings

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health - BC Centre for Disease Control


 
COVID-19

April, 2 2020 - Published by Other

Using Shared Laundries during the COVID-19 Pandemic (POSTER)

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health - BC Centre for Disease Control


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 2 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

Saskatchewan Condo Property Act 1993

Condo Act 1993: 2001 Regulations - Condo Act


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 2 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

Saskatchewan Condo Act 1993: 2001 Regulations - Regulations

Condo Act 1993: 2001 Regulations - Regulations


 
Financial Matters

April, 2 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

2018 Regina Garbage Rebate

Last week, Regina City Council voted to approve the 2018 budget - a budget that does not provide relief to condominium homeowners who must hire private garbage pickup. As part of the budget deliberations, Council voted 6-5 against a motion to reinstate the condominium garbage rebate. This article provides a list of contacts for members to contact.


April, 2 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

Saskatchewan WCB

Saskatchewan WCB


 
COVID-19

April, 2 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19 FAQ – Issue #3: How Should Moves and Unit Showings Be Handled?

As the province enters another week of social distancing and self-isolation, many condominium Managers and Boards may be wondering how the approach to certain building operations should be changed to ensure public health and safety.


 
Common Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Spring 2020

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

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario Deo, Francesco Deo

Decisions From the Courts

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Luis Hernandez

Enforcing a Condo's Governing Documents

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Linda Hawkins

Climate Change and Your Trees

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Alexander Etkin

In With the Residents, Out With the Transients

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Good Governo in Canada

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Victor Yee, Antoni Casalinuovo

Contemplating Litigation

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stewart Handrahan

Reserve Fund Planning for Skyscrapers

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Gaby Arato

Performance Management

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Insurance Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait

Condominium Insurance

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tania Haluk

Top 5 Tips for Boards When Dealing With Difficult People

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

The Board as a Band

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian M. Antman

Financial Transparency in Condominiums

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Lyndsey McNally

Why Are My Fees Going Up?

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Denise Lash

Condo Board Elections and Voting

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Josh Milgrom

Non-Compliance With CAT Order Costs

From the Spring 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 33, issue 3 - Spring 2020

Feature Articles - "A Time for Tolerance and Understanding", "Raising the BAR", "Alberta Condo Expo", & "What's Up Doc?". Regular features include: Owners Guide to Condo Living, Ask the Professionals, Legal Corner, Meet the Board, Government Advocacy Report, President's Message, and the Business Partner Directory.


April, 1 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

North Alberta Chapter Directory

The Professional and Business Partners listed in our directory are both condominium-focused and provide local expertise for the unique needs of condominiums.


 
Common Issues

April, 1 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Winter 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
COVID-19

March, 31 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19: Signage and Posters

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, condominium corporations should consider: - Posting signage to alert unit owners of any signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness, - Display posters promoting hand-washing and respiratory hygiene. The attached signs can be displayed at home and in condos for a better understanding of steps to take to limit the spread of COVID-19.


 
COVID-19

March, 31 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Sonja Hodis, Patricia Elia, Ashley Winberg, Michele Farley, Mina Tesseris, Debbie Dale, Jeff Struewing, Evan Shkolnik, Ryan Griffiths, Ashley Lamb

COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

Join our panel of experts in our second webinar in the series as they talk about CCI’s efforts to obtain necessary legislative changes for condos, Borrowing, Communication Strategies, Fire Code and Tarion updates, Reserve Funds, Force Majeure , Requests for Accommodation under Human Rights Code, Protocols for Moving/Deliveries, Showings, Visitors, & Access to essential common amenities, and a condo's ability to enforcing self isolation and quarantine rules


 
COVID-19

March, 31 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Cheryll Wood - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19: City of Ottawa Enforcement Measures

Over past couple of days, the Ontario Government implemented additional measures under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (“EMCPA”) to help stop the spread of COVID-19. These measures include restricting gatherings of more than 5 people and closing parks and equipment.


 
Membership Application

March, 31 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta Chapter Business/Professional Membership Application

Membership Application for Business and Professionals for CCI North Alberta


 
COVID-19

March, 30 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Sonja Hodis

Why a Condo Should Not Refund or Provide Relief from Payment of Common Expense Fees during COVID 19 crisis

Over the course of the last few weeks many condo corporations have been asking whether they can defer owner’s common expense fee (CEF) payments or provide any sort of relief to owners who are not able to pay their CEF as a result of the COVID 19 crisis. They have also asked whether they can refund CEF paid if amenities have been closed. The short answer is NO. Why?


 
COVID-19

March, 30 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): James Davidson - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19: Some General Thoughts for Condo Boards

These are exceptional, critical times for condominium corporations. Condominiums are at the very heart of the COVID-19 crisis, because they are potential “hot spots” for the transmission of the virus. What does this mean for condominium Boards and their Managers? What is their overall obligation at this critical time?


 
COVID-19

March, 29 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter - Author(s): Jamie Herle

Annual General Meetings for Saskatchewan condominiums in the midst of COVID-19

Do Saskatchewan condominiums need to hold our AGM and if so does it need to be in person or can it be done electronically?


 
COVID-19

March, 29 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter - Author(s): Marc Kelly and Jamie Herle

COVID-19 and Condo's Overview

This video will provide an overview on AGM's, budget and condominium fees and general obligations of condominium corporations during the COVID-19 pandemic.


 
COVID-19

March, 27 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): DHA Team

Condopedia Episode 3 – Covid 19 and Condominiums, another Q&A

Our firm conducted an earlier Q&A session on Covid-19 and Condominiums on March 27, 2020.


 
COVID-19

March, 26 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter - Author(s): Marc Kelly and Jamie Herle

Condos and COVID-19

Saskatchewan relevant Condo info for AGM and Fee Collection during Coronavirus


 
COVID-19

March, 26 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Robert Mullin, BA(Hons.), LL.B., LL.M., ACCI, and Christopher Mendes, B.A.(Hons), M.A., J.D

COVID-19 & Condos

As COVID-19 continues to take its toll, what does this mean for condominiums as monthly common element fees continue to become due? Are the lien procedures in the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”) still viable?


 
COVID-19

March, 25 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19 FAQ – Issue #2: How Will Building Operations Be Affected?

By now, many will have seen the Ontario government’s published list of “Essential Businesses” which will be permitted to remain open over the next 14 days and likely beyond (also check out our previous blog post on this topic). While this may provide some guidance regarding the availability of condominium management and maintenance services, we hope to answer some further questions on everyday building operations in this blog post.


 
COVID-19

March, 25 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Victoria Craine - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Prohibiting Short-Term Tenancies During the COVID-19 Crisis

There is no question that the virus that causes COVID-19 can be very contagious, and that widespread community transmission is now happening. This is a concern in a condominium community, where residents are living in close proximity and are sharing common element areas with others.


 
COVID-19

March, 24 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Diana F. Saturno

Is Your Business Essential?

On March 23, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered that that all non-essential stores and services be closed by Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.. This follows a series of orders made by the provincial government, pursuant to its powers under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, made in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect Ontarians during these unprecedented times.


 
COVID-19

March, 24 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Melinda Andrews - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

What Does the Shut Down of Non-Essential Services Mean for Condos?

The Ontario Government has ordered a mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday March 24th at 11:59 pm. The closure will be in effect for 14 days, with the possibility of an extension if needed.


 
COVID-19

March, 24 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Christy Allen - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19: The Impact on the Tarion Claim Process in Ontario

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on daily life in Ontario, Tarion has responded by acknowledging the potential impact the crisis may have on the ability of condominiums to complete their performance audits, and by committing to review situations where such delay may occur on a case by case basis. While Tarion is not confirming that deadlines applicable to the filing of any performance audits will necessarily


 
COVID-19

March, 24 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Sonja Hodis, Patricia Elia, Ashley Winberg, Michele Farley, Mina Tesseris, Debbie Dale, Jeff Struewing, Evan Shkolnik

COVID-19- A Discussion with Condo Industry Experts on How to Handle this Crisis

COVID 19 has presented challenging and unprecedented times for condos. Directors and managers are dealing with many new issues that raise a ton of questions. Join a panel of lawyers, property managers, engineers and a fire safety expert to get answers to those questions. This is one of many webinars hosted by CCI Huronia on COVID 19 and Condos.


 
Communities

March, 23 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 4 Spring 2020

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


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 11: How Could The Closure Of Non-Essential Businesses Affect Condominium Corporations?

All non-essential businesses in the Province of Ontario have been ordered to close by the Premier effective 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2020, for the next 14 days and potentially longer if the order is extended. On Tuesday, March 23, 2020, details regarding what businesses will be permitted to stay open will be announced by the Premier.


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Diana F. Saturno

Employer Options during COVID-19: Work Sharing Program

Many employers wish to avoid layoffs during this unprecedented economic climate. An option for employers is to work with their employees to create alternative employment arrangements. Work-Sharing is one program available to employers and employees that can accommodate a temporary reduction in business activity due to events beyond the control of the employer, such as COVID-19.


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Irwin Greenblatt, Eric Roblin, Elliott Vardin, Rick Moscone and Jennifer Humphrey

COVID-19 AND SHAREHOLDERS MEETINGS: NOW WHAT?

We have received several inquiries from clients asking for guidance regarding their shareholders meetings in light of the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic and the need to socially distance ourselves. With the annual general shareholder meeting ("AGM") season upon us, this article seeks to provide information relating to (i) the options available for holding AGMs in light of the COVID-19 concerns and (ii) the procedures to be followed in


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): James Davidson - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Ontario Suspends Limitation Periods

Due to the COVID-19 declared state of emergency, the province of Ontario has suspended all “limitation periods”, and all “provisions establishing any period of time within which any step must be taken in any proceeding (or intended proceeding)”, under any statute, regulation, rule, by-law or Order of the Government of Ontario.


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Mohiminol Khandaker - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What About the Courts?

Given the recent disruption to certain services as a result of COVID-19, we’ve put together this summary of the most up-to date information respecting court and administrative tribunal proceedings. We hope this is helpful to our clients (and fellow legal professionals) as we navigate this unprecedented situation.


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): James Davidson - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Some Practical Considerations for Condominiums

We’ve been receiving many excellent practical questions from condominium Boards and Managers surrounding COVID-19 (particularly how to manage activities in the condominium during this health crisis).


 
COVID-19

March, 23 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19 FAQ – Issue #1: What If a Resident Tests Positive?

As we enter another week of social distancing during unprecedented times, we know that many condominium Boards, Managers and residents are foremost concerned about the health of their families and communities. In this blog, we hope to provide some guidance to Boards and Managers on how to handle positive cases of COVID-19 in their condominium buildings.


 
COVID-19

March, 22 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Ontario Public Health

Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings from Ontario Public Health

A two page summary of how to clean and disinfect public spaces. May be useful for condominium common areas, although quite light in information. Hopefully better tools will come soon. See link.


 
COVID-19

March, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 6: Thinking Ahead - The Management Office

With COVID-19 being a hard and fast reality for everyone globally, condominium communities are swept up in this dynamic and must think proactively as contained environments to manage the risk.


 
COVID-19

March, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Ontario Bulletin No. 7: Status Certificates

While it is too early to tell, we anticipate that the operational costs for a condominium corporation are increasing. This means that budgets may not accurately reflect, at the current time, the impact of this pandemic.


 
COVID-19

March, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 8: Contracts & Managing Them Going Forward

With the presence of COVID-19 requiring condominiums to think ahead on Spring contracts and regular contracts, we have the following questions for your Board to consider as you think ahead.


 
COVID-19

March, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 9: Protocols For Unit Owners Within Their Condominium Community

Unit owners should be proactively trying to minimize the exposure to the outside world, including with their condominium community. Unit Owners should be proactively taking steps to reduce the risks to your community. How do you do this?


 
COVID-19

March, 21 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 10: Regular Repair & Maintenance

During the current state of managing the COVID-19 virus, it is essential that while the Corporation must continue to operate, a Corporation should, as always, do so in a safe manner. This includes minimizing the transmission of the virus to the community and avoiding panic.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Laura Glithero

Letter to Board and Managers re Covid-19

Letter to condo boards and property managers re tips for Covid-19, including a notice to be posted in the building and questions to ask of staff when deciding whether they should come to work.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Tarion Timelines for Builder Bulletin 19 Process in Ontario - Revised March 20 2020

Revised document from Tarion providing guidance to condominium corporations, performance auditors and Bulletin 19 FRCs whose report submission or resolution timing might be impacted by COVID-19.