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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]


 
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, 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.


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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, 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]


 
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]


 
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


 
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

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]


 
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.


 
Common Issues

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]


 
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]


 
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

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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
Specific Legal Issues

June, 17 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Introduction to Condominiums

Introduction to Condominiums [Read More]


 
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 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]


 
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, 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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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, 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]


 
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]


 
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

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]


 
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]


 
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]


 
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.


 
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]


 
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.


 
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.


 
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]


 
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.


 
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, 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 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


 
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.


 
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


 
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, 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


 
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

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, 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, 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, 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.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 2 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Josh Milgrom, Maria Dimakas, Sally Thompson, Murray Johnson

Condo Convos: Major Projects

CCI Toronto, Condo Convos - Major Projects


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

September, 3 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Warren Kleiner, An Nguyen, Tim Duggan, Laura Lee

Condo Convos: Passing and Enforcing Rules

CCI continues its CONDO CONVOS series - casual conversations of interest to the condominium community - with a presentation about passing and enforcing rules. Warren Kleiner moderates a conversation with An Nguyen, Tim Duggan and Laura Lee.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

August, 7 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally, Maria Durdan, Connie Pappas-Boccitto, Mario Deo

Condo Convos: Harassment in Condos

CCI continues its CONDO CONVOS series - casual conversations of interest to the condominium community - with a presentation about harassment in condos. Lyndsey McNally moderates a conversation with Maria Durdan, Connie Pappas-Boccitto and Mario Deo.


 
Communities

July, 3 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois, Joy Matthews, Jason Rivait, Pam Churchill

Condo Convos: Keeping the Community Informed

CCI continues its CONDO CONVOS series - casual conversations of interest to the condominium community - with a presentation about keeping the community informed. Sue Langlois moderates a conversation with Joy Matthews, Jason Rivait and Pam Churchill.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

June, 4 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young, Megan Molloy, Katherine Gow, Brian Horlick

Condo Convos: Owners Meeting Best Practices

CCI continues its CONDO CONVOS series - casual conversations of interest to the condominium community - with a presentation about best practices for owners' meetings. Alex Young moderates a conversation with Megan Molloy, Katherine Gow and Brian Horlick


 
Insurance Issues

May, 8 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tania Haluk, Deborah A. Howeden, Tom Gallinger, Vic Persaud

Condo Convos: Unit Owner Insurance

CCI launches its new CONDO CONVOS series - casual conversations of interest to the condominium community - with an important discussion about insurance.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

December, 17 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Vic Persaud

How Do I Make My Condo Great

Living in a condo can be great! Vic Persaud, the Chair of CCI Toronto's Membership Committee, which administers the Condo of the Year program, shares some tips and best practices on how to make the most of your experience in a condominium community.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

December, 10 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Reserve Funds

A reserve fund is a condo's piggy bank but does not exist for use on any given "rainy day". There are restrictions surrounding the type of expenses a reserve fund can be used for, along with best practices to keep in mind.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

December, 3 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ernie Nyitrai

Who Makes the Final Decisions

In our 10th episode, we examine how decisions are made for a condominium community.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 26 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

Balancing the Needs of the Community

Perhaps the greatest challenge in the condominium dynamic is trying to balance what is best for the community overall against individual interests. A condo mediator (Marc Bhalla) provides some tips and strategies for striking this balance.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 19 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois

Fitting In

Live in a condominium community? Sue Langlois shares tips and insights on how to be a good neighbour.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 12 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bill Thompson

Where Do I Go For Help

Condo life is not free of issues or concerns. Bill Thompson, the President of CCI (National), joins our host Murray Johnson to review where you can go for help when issues emerge in your newly constructed condominium community.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

November, 5 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Richard Pearlstein

Smooth Moves – First Day

Moving into a condo is different than moving into a house. Special guest Richard Pearlstein joins our host, Murray Johnson, to speak about some of the unique considerations and planning that goes into moving day in the world of condominiums.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 29 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Antman

Understanding Condo Finances

Finances are undoubtedly an important aspect of any condominium community. Unfortunately, they can also be difficult to understand. Brian Antman joins host Murray Johnson for the fifth episode of our video series to help us understand condo finances.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 22 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant

Interpreting Status Certificates

We often hear that Status Certificates are important but they can appear to be presented in another language. For the 4th episode in our 12 part video series, lawyer Armand Conant joins host Murray Johnson.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 15 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bill Thompson

Owner Roles and Responsibilities

Every condominium unit owner should be aware of their role, their rights and their responsibilities. In the third installment of our twelve part video series, Bill Thompson speaks to the role, rights and responsibilities of the unit owners.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 8 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Kay

The Right Fit

Are you thinking of buying a condo? If so, this video will provide you with some insight into key considerations to keep in mind. Special guest Lisa Kay joins host Murray Johnson for the second episode of CCI's video series.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 7 2014 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Why Live In a Condo

The first of CCI's 12 part video series features host Murray Johnson as he talks about the series which is designed to educate people who are considering buying into the condominium lifestyle for the first time.


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