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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.


 
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.


 
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, 10 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]


 
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.


 
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.


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.


 
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]


 
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.


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 24 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash: Residential Tenancies

Residential Tenancies


 
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


 
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.


 
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.


 
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.


 
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


 
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).


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 3 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario – COVID-19 Updates - Nov 2020

COVID-19 Updates


 
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

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

History: 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, 1 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Summer 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
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


 
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


 
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.


 
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]


 
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


 
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.


 
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


 
Common Issues

May, 8 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Spring 2020

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
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.


 
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 Magazine Spring 2020

Condo News Magazine - Spring 2020


 
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.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 4 Part 2: Collections

Since our Bulletin of March 18th concerning the collection of common expenses, many ideas have been circulated around how the process for collecting unpaid common expenses should be addressed. It remains; however, that condominiums must register liens within 3 months of unpaid common expenses originating.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 5: COVID-19 & Condo Conflict

On-site management offices have already closed and many condominium managers are working from home. Still, it remains that condominium communities across the province are “home” for their residents. Whether you are a director, owner or tenant, chances are that you are self-isolating in your unit and attempting to foster and embrace social distancing insofar as possible; all of which seems to contradict the communal nature of condo living.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Diana F. Saturno and Sara Hickey

Ontario Amends its Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID-19

On March 19, 2020, in response to the measures imposed on employers and businesses by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19, Bill 186, titled “An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000” (the "Bill") received Royal Assent from the provincial legislature. Emergency Leave under the Employment Standards Act (the “Act”) now includes both declared emergencies and infectious disease emergencies.


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Samantha Green

COVID-19: Is your Agreement of Purchase and Sale Enforceable?

The Government of Canada has lowered interest rates in order to help the economy grapple with the COVID-19 public health crisis. However, businesses remain shuttered. Employees can’t go to work. Canadians are being told to stay home. For many, the financial outlook may be very different today than it was a month ago. In this new and sudden reality, some people are facing this significant question: do agreements of purchase


 
COVID-19

March, 20 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Howard Rubinoff, Harriette Codrington and Micheline Gray-Smith

COVID-19 Performance of Contractual Obligations

As the global community works to respond to the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian businesses have been impacted by market and supply chain disruptions, as well as government mandated travel and business restrictions. This article considers the utility of force majeure clauses in commercial contracts, and whether COVID-19 may be invoked as an excuse to non-perform, or delay the performance of, contractual obligations.


 
COVID-19

March, 19 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): David Lu and Nancy Houle - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

COVID-19 and Condo Fees

Over the past couple of days, we have received numerous inquiries about how condominium corporations should deal with requests from owners to delay paying the monthly common expenses. The requests from owners are due to the uncertainty and financial stress caused by COVID-19.


 
COVID-19

March, 19 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Shibley Righton LLP

COVID-19: Open letter to the Government of Ontario regarding Liens

An open letter to the Government of Ontario by Shibley Righton LLP's Condominium Group. Requesting clarification about lien periods during the state of emergency.


 
COVID-19

March, 19 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Laura Glithero

Notice re Covid-19

A notice that can be posted in condominiums for residents and visitors. Most applicable to high-rise and low-rise, could be adapted for other types.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Jon Juffs

COVID-19: What you need to know about Health and Safety and Working On-Site

This document is a collection of resources, best practices and information links designed to help construction employers understand their rights and responsibilities while operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not a legal document and all employers are advised to seek legal advice as part of their overall due diligence process.


 
COVID-19

March, 19 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Diana Saturno

What are your Options as an Employer during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented and uniquely devastating situation in Canada and throughout the world. As the government encourages social distancing and staying at home, and in an effort to curb the spread of the disease, employers have to make tough decisions to ensure the long-term health of their businesses. Below are some options for employers when deciding how to manage their business in the coming weeks.


 
COVID-19

March, 19 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ian V. MacInnis, Peter K Guselle and Shaun Doody

Federal Government announces support for Canadian Businesses and Households

On March 18, 2020, the Federal Government released an $82 billion package in financial support - $27 billion in direct relief to workers and business, and $55 billion to meet liquidity needs of Canadian businesses and households through the deferral of certain income tax obligations.


 
COVID-19

March, 18 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Cheryll Wood - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Coronavirus – What About Our Staff?

As we continue to navigate this unprecedented situation, we are trying to address questions raised by managers and condominiums in a timely manner.

One of the many concerns that we have heard over the last couple of days related to COVID-19 is: What are condominium corporation obligations as employers?


 
COVID-19

March, 18 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Shibley Righton LLP

Answers To Your Condo Coronavirus Questions

Shibley Righton's answers to a few frequently asked questions from our clients. While there is no "one size fits all" answer, the comments below can hopefully help guide your community.


 
COVID-19

March, 18 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

A letter to owners in condos during COVID-19

Here is an posting we sent to all owners in our condos regarding COVID-19 information, how to behave in condos and what your personal responsibilities are in this time. Please use!


 
COVID-19

March, 18 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Marc Bhalla & Richard Elia

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 4: Collections

As the Land Registry Office and banks remain open at the time of writing, the Law Society of Ontario has suggested that real estate transactions should close as scheduled. However, in the event that a party becomes unable to close for a reason relating to COVID-19, lawyers have been encouraged to cooperate with each other, while preserving their client’s interests (i.e. agree to extend closing rather than force the other


March, 17 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI North Saskatchewan - Link to Condo Voice Newsletters

CCI North Saskatchewan
http://cci-northsaskatchewan.ca/resources/condo-voice-newsletter-archive


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Manitoba Condominium Act

Government/ External Resources
https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/c170e.php


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Manitoba Condominium Act Forms

Government/ External Resources
https://www.gov.mb.ca/condo/forms.html


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Highlights of the new Manitoba Condominium Act

Government/ External Resources
http://www.manitoba.ca/condo/newact/index.html


March, 17 2020 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condo Guidebook – Purchase

CCI Manitoba
https://cci-manitoba.ca/resources/the-condo-guidebook


March, 17 2020 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

CCI Manitoba - Link to Podcasts

CCI Manitoba
https://cci-manitoba.ca/resources/podcasts


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Condominium Authority of Ontario CAO

Government/ External Resources
https://www.condoauthorityontario.ca/en-US/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Government Forms

Government/ External Resources
https://www.condoauthorityontario.ca/en-US/resources/government-of-ontario-forms/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Condominium Authority Tribunal Ontario CAT

Government/ External Resources
https://www.condoauthorityontario.ca/en-US/tribunal/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario CMRAO

Government/ External Resources
https://www.cmrao.ca/en-US/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Ontario Condominium Act, 1998

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/98c19


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/s15028


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Condominium Management Services Act, 2015

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/15c28


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90o31


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Ontario Commercial Tenancies Act

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90l07


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/06r17


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Tarion

Government/ External Resources
https://www.tarion.com/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-government-and-consumer-services


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario ACMO

Government/ External Resources
https://www.acmo.org/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services – Owning a Condo guide

Government/ External Resources
https://www.ontario.ca/page/owning-a-condo


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities - AODA guidelines

Government/ External Resources
https://www.aoda.ca/training-resource/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Summary of recent changes to the Condominium Act, 1998

CCI Golden Horseshoe
https://gallery.mailchimp.com/668db8073303610bac08b15a7/files/22263d70-84f8-4dd6-871a-40dd3d8cf9bd/Condo_Act_Returns_Plain_Language_Guide_PDF_ENG.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Summary of the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015

CCI Golden Horseshoe
https://gallery.mailchimp.com/668db8073303610bac08b15a7/files/1da69210-5473-4864-8d50-22c0cd103a59/CMSA_Plain_Language_Guide_PDF_EN.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Fast Facts: Accessing Core Records

CCI Golden Horseshoe
https://gallery.mailchimp.com/668db8073303610bac08b15a7/files/707cab0e-ca30-4e2c-a5e9-5f5a229466b2/Fast_Facts_Access_to_Core_Records_PDF_EN.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Fast Facts: Accessing Non-Core Records

CCI Golden Horseshoe
https://gallery.mailchimp.com/668db8073303610bac08b15a7/files/23fd7498-5f09-471e-865c-a8a9fe01bd47/Fast_Facts_Access_to_Non_Core_Records_PDF_EN.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Link to Newsletters

CCI London
https://www.cci-sw.on.ca/resources/publications-cci-review


March, 17 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI Ontario - Link to Newsflashes

CCI London
https://www.cci-sw.on.ca/resources/cci-newsflash


March, 17 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Event Presentation Archive

CCI London
https://www.cci-sw.on.ca/resources/event-presentation-archive


March, 17 2020 - Published by Northwestern Ontario Chapter

CCI Northwestern Ontario - Superior Region - Link to Newsletters

CCI Northwestern Ontario
http://cci-nwontario.ca/news-events/news


March, 17 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CCI Eastern Ontario News – general news and updates

CCI Eastern Ontario
https://cci-easternontario.ca/news-events/cci-eastern-ontario-news


March, 17 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CCI Eastern Ontario - News on the Condo Act

CCI Eastern Ontario
https://cci-easternontario.ca/news-events/news-on-the-condo-act


March, 17 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Condo Contact Magazine Archive

CCI Eastern Ontario
https://cci-easternontario.ca/news-events/condo-contact-magazine-archive


March, 17 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Glossary of Terms

CCI Toronto
https://ccitoronto.org/resources/glossary-of-terms


March, 17 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Link to Education Videos

CCI Toronto
https://ccitoronto.org/education-events/education-videos


March, 17 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Link to Education Podcasts

CCI Toronto
https://ccitoronto.org/education-events/education-podcasts


March, 17 2020 - Published by Windsor-Essex County Chapter

CCI Windsor - News & Updates – general info for the chapter

CCI Windsor-Essex
http://cci-windsor.ca/resources/news-updates


March, 17 2020 - Published by Windsor-Essex County Chapter

Archived articles and publications

CCI Windsor-Essex
http://cci-windsor.ca/resources/archived-articles-publication


March, 17 2020 - Published by Windsor-Essex County Chapter

CCI Windsor - Review - Link to Chapter Newsletters

CCI Windsor-Essex
http://cci-windsor.ca/resources/cci-review


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

New Brunswick Condominium Property Act

Government/ External Resources
http://laws.gnb.ca/en/ShowPdf/cs/C-16.05.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

New Brunswick Regulation 2009-169 under the Condominium Property Act

Government/ External Resources
http://laws.gnb.ca/en/ShowPdf/cr/2009-169.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

New Brunswick - Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for NB - Fact sheet on Language Rights and Professional Associations’ Obligations

Government/ External Resources
https://officiallanguages.nb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/factsheet_6_professional_associations.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Service New Brunswick – Property Assessment Information

Government/ External Resources
https://paol.snb.ca/?lang=en


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Public Legal Education and Information Services – Non-Profit Board Members’ Booklet

Government/ External Resources
English:
http://www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca/en/uploads/file/pdfs/Welcome_Aboard_Booklet_EN.pdf

French:
http://www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca/fr/uploads/file/Files/PDF/Welcome_Aboard_Booklet_FR.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by New Brunswick Chapter

CCI New Brunswick - Link to Chapter Newsletters

CCI-New Brunswick
https://ccinb.geniepad.com/public/pages/newsletter


March, 17 2020 - Published by New Brunswick Chapter

CCI New Brunswick - Link to Chapter News

CCI-New Brunswick
https://ccinb.geniepad.com/public/announcements


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Nova Scotia Condominium Act

Government/ External Resources
https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/condominium.pdf


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Nova Scotia Condominium Regulations

Government/ External Resources
https://novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/conregs.htm


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Nova Scotia - Condominium Information Primer

Government/ External Resources
https://novascotia.ca/sns/access/individuals/consumer-awareness/condominiums/condo-primer.asp


March, 17 2020 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Link to Chapter News & Articles

Chapter News & Articles
http://ccinovascotia.ca/news-events/news-articles


March, 17 2020 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

FAQ for Nova Scotia Condos

CCI-Nova Scotia
http://ccinovascotia.ca/resources/faq


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Newfoundland and Labrador Condominium Act, 2009

Government/ External Resources
https://assembly.nl.ca/Legislation/sr/statutes/c29-1.htm


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Newfoundland and Labrador Condominium Regulations, 2011

Government/ External Resources
https://assembly.nl.ca/Legislation/sr/regulations/rc110080.htm


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

Service NL - Registry of Condominiums

Government/ External Resources
https://www.gov.nl.ca/snl/registries/deeds/deed-condo/


March, 17 2020 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

CCI Newfoundland and Labrador - Link to Chapter Newsletters

CCI Newfoundland & Labrador
http://cci-newfoundland.ca/news-events/newsletter


March, 17 2020 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

CCI Newfoundland and Labrador - Link to Educational Videos

CCI Newfoundland & Labrador
http://cci-newfoundland.ca/resources/education-videos


March, 17 2020 - Published by Other

BC Changes to Strata Legislation: Government Info Sheets

Government/ External Resource
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/strata-housing/legislation-and-changes/changes-to-legislation


 
COVID-19

March, 17 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): James Davidson and Melinda Andrews - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Coronavirus – Our Answers to Some FAQs

We think it goes without saying that the novel coronavirus and related risks surrounding Covid-19 have “turned the world upside down”. And condominiums are very much involved because condominiums typically involve meetings and social gatherings and people living in close community. We’re certainly getting lots of questions from our clients. In case it may help, here are our answers to some FAQs surrounding coronavirus and Covid-19:


 
COVID-19

March, 17 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Ashley Winberg and Patricia Elia

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 3: Immediate Protocols To Be Implemented By Condominiums

Condominium corporations are the “fourth level of government” and have a statutory obligation to take reasonable steps to protect all persons on condominium property from foreseeable harm and dangerous conditions as per the Occupier’s Liability Act and the Condominium Act.


 
COVID-19

March, 17 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Stephanie Sutherland, Laura Glithero

Condos and Covid-19

Basic information and recommendations for those living and working in condominiums, in this time of Covid-19.


 
COVID-19

March, 17 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Rod Escayola

Condos Must Adapt to Provincial State of Emergency

Many provinces have declared a state of emergency. They are closing down public venues and urging residents to stay home.

Is this social distancing in public spaces potentially compromising the one required at condos.

Condo corporations should consider adopting directive and precautions that will help “flatten the curve” on the home front as well.


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta - News & Updates – general news about the chapter

CCI South Alberta
https://www.ccisouthalberta.com/news-updates


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta - Link to Chapter Newsletters

CCI South Alberta Newsletter
https://www.ccisouthalberta.com/resources/newsletter-publications


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Flooded – Commercial Permit/Inspection Requirements Info Sheet

CCI South Alberta
https://ccisouthalberta.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/flood-commercial-permit-requirements.pdf


March, 16 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - News & Updates – general news about the chapter

CCI North Alberta
https://www.ccinorthalberta.com/latest-news/


March, 16 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Blog

CCI North Alberta
https://www.ccinorthalberta.com/blog/


March, 16 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Link to Insite to Condos Magazines

CCI North Alberta
https://www.ccinorthalberta.com/cci-magazine/


March, 16 2020 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

Government Advocacy Information

CCI North Alberta
https://www.ccinorthalberta.com/documents/


March, 16 2020 - Published by Other

Saskatchewan Condominium Property Act, 1993

Government/ External Resources
https://www.canlii.org/en/sk/laws/stat/ss-1993-c-c-26.1/latest/ss-1993-c-c-26.1.html?autocompleteStr=condominium&autocompletePos=1


March, 16 2020 - Published by Other

Saskatchewan Condominium Property Regulations, 2001

Government/ External Resources
https://www.canlii.org/en/sk/laws/regu/rrs-c-c-26.1-reg-2/latest/rrs-c-c-26.1-reg-2.html


March, 16 2020 - Published by Other

Saskatchewan Worker’s Compensation Board

Government/ External Resources
http://www.wcbsask.com/


March, 16 2020 - Published by Other

ISC – Corporate Registry – Land Titles

Government/ External Resources
www.isc.ca/CorporateRegistry


March, 16 2020 - Published by Other

Government of Saskatchewan Publications

Government/ External Resources
https://publications.saskatchewan.ca/#/home


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - News & Events – general news and updates

CCI South Saskatchewan
http://cci-southsaskatchewan.ca/news-events/news


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

Property Tax Campaign Information

CCI South Saskatchewan
http://cci-southsaskatchewan.ca/resources/property-tax-campaign


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

FAQ for Saskatchewan Condos

CCI South Saskatchewan
http://cci-southsaskatchewan.ca/resources/faqs


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

Information about CRA T2 – Corporate Income Tax Returns

CCI South Saskatchewan
http://cci-southsaskatchewan.ca/resources/cra-t2-info


March, 16 2020 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

Resources Overview – List of Current Resources

CCI North Saskatchewan
http://cci-northsaskatchewan.ca/resources/overview


 
COVID-19

March, 16 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Winberg & Patricia Elia

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 2: Immediate Actions To Be Taken By All Condominium Corporations

Restrictions imposed by the Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have required that Canadians immediately change our way of life; however, few condominium corporations have taken action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


 
COVID-19

March, 16 2020 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Rod Escayola

Should Condo AGM be Cancelled Amid Covid19 Crisis

Condo corporation should balance the safety and health of the owners with the statutory obligation to hold their annual general meeting.

This post held determine when to cancel and when to hold the AGM. It provides practical precautions to be followed if the AGM is to proceed.


 
COVID-19

March, 15 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Nancy Houle - Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Condos – Update on Meetings

As the number of COVID-19 cases increase across the country, and each municipality grapples with how best to deal with the rapidly evolving situation at a local level, the most common recommendation we are seeing to help mitigate risk and spread is social-distancing. The natural question is, therefore, what does this now mean in relation to a condominium corporation’s legal obligation to hold board of directors, or owners, meetings.


March, 12 2020 - Published by Other

Alberta Queen’s Printer – Legislation and Court Cases

Government/ External Resources
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/


March, 12 2020 - Published by Other

Condo Law for Albertans – from Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta

Government/ External Resources
https://www.condolawalberta.ca/


March, 12 2020 - Published by Other

Alberta Land Titles

Government/ External Resources
https://www.alberta.ca/land-titles.aspx


March, 12 2020 - Published by Other

Association of Condominium Managers of Alberta

Government/ External Resources
https://www.myacma.com/


March, 12 2020 - Published by Other

Real Estate Council of Alberta

Government/ External Resources
https://www.reca.ca/


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 12 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - TSSA Advocacy - March 2020

TSSA Advocacy


 
COVID-19

March, 12 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Nancy Houle

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Condos - Meeting, Messaging and Maintenance

Concerns about coronavirus (also known as “COVID-19”) are, of course, in the forefronts of all of our minds. As the number of cases of coronavirus increase across the country, and with cases now confirmed in Eastern Ontario, we are receiving questions from our clients about what this means for the condominium industry.


 
COVID-19

March, 12 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter - Author(s): Ashley Winberg

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 1: Preventative Measures and the Protection of Vulnerable Populations within Condominium Communities

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization declared to the eruption of COVID-19 as a pandemic, which can have serious health consequences and be fatal for the elderly and individuals with underlying medical conditions.


 
COVID-19

March, 12 2020 - Published by CCI National

COVID-19 Resource Document

CCI aspires to at all times support best practices in the Condominium Management Industry. We are together rising to meet the challenge of COVID 19.

Several pages of information that will be of interest to you as it may affect your Condominium Home have been prepared for you.


 
COVID-19

March, 11 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Joel Berkovitz and Patrick Greco

The Coronavirus’s Impact on Condominium Living

A brief overview of how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted condominium living.


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Service Alberta – Condominium consultation info

Government/ External Resources
https://www.alberta.ca/condominium-consultation.aspx


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Service Alberta Consumer Tipsheet: Buying & Owning a Condo

Government/ External Resources
https://www.alberta.ca/service-alberta.aspx


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Service Alberta: Personal Information and Protection Act FAQs for Condominiums

Government/ External Resources
https://www.alberta.ca/personal-information-protection-act.aspx


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Alberta Residential Landlord Association

Alberta Residential Landlord Association

Government/ External Resources
https://www.albertalandlord.org/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

CanLII – Court Cases

Government/ External Resource
https://www.canlii.org/en/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Government/ External Resource
https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

CMHC – Condo Buyer’s Guide

Government/ External Resource
English: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/buying/condominium-buyers-guide

French: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/fr/buying/condominium-buyers-guide


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

National Association of Condominium Managers

Government/ External Resource
http://www.nacmofcanada.org/HOME/default.asp


March, 10 2020 - Published by CCI National

Condo Strength

CCI National Resource
https://condostrength.ca/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Insurance Bureau of Canada/Bureau d’assurance du Canada – Condominium or Strata Coverage information

Government/ External Resource
http://www.ibc.ca/on/home/types-of-coverage/condominium-or-strata-coverage


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Strata Property Act

Government/ External Resource
http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/98043_00


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Strata Property Act – Schedule of Standard Bylaws

Government/ External Resource
http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/98043_18


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Strata Property Act – Regulation & Forms

Government/ External Resource
http://www.bclaws.ca/Recon/document/ID/freeside/12_43_2000


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Strata Property Act: Government Guides

Government/ External Resource
http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/strata/guides.htm


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Privacy Guidelines for Strata Corporations and Agents

Government/ External Resource
https://www.oipc.bc.ca/guidance-documents/1455


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC - PIPA and Strata Corporations: FAQs

Government/ External Resource
https://www.oipc.bc.ca/guidance-documents/1805


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Government Strata Housing Website

Government/ External Resource
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/strata-housing


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Real Estate Council of BC: Working with a Strata Management Company Info Sheet

Government/ External Resource
https://www.recbc.ca/stratamanagement.html


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Real Estate Council of BC: Strata Councils and Section Executive Info Sheet

Government/ External Resource
https://www.recbc.ca/informationguideforstratacouncilsandsectionexecutives.html


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Real Estate Council of BC: Strata sections seminar video

Government/ External Resource
https://www.recbc.ca/2013/10/real-estate-council-releases-sections-seminar-video/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Building Maintenance Resources from Homeowner Protection Office

Government/ External Resource
https://www.bchousing.org/licensing-consumer-services


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate

Government/ External Resource
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/organizational-structure/ministries-organizations/central-government-agencies/office-of-the-superintendent-of-real-estate


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

BC Civil Resolution Tribunal

Government/ External Resource
https://civilresolutionbc.ca/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - News – general chapter news & updates

CCI Vancouver
http://www.ccivancouver.ca/other-resources/news


March, 10 2020 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - Link to Condo News

CCI Vancouver
http://www.ccivancouver.ca/other-resources/condonews-publication/


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Alberta Condominium Property Act

Government/ External Resources
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/c22.pdf


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Alberta Condominium Property Regulation

Government/ External Resources
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Regs/2000_168.pdf


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Alberta Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014

Government/ External Resources
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/2014CH10_UNPR.pdf


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

March, 9 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jennifer Dickenson

Effective Meeting tips for Board members

Effective meetings bring people together for a specific purpose, provide an arena for discussion and provide results.


 
COVID-19

March, 9 2020 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Rod Escayola

Coronavirus in Condos

The spread of Covid19 is impacting condos. This article focuses on the risks and legal obligations condos have towards their owners/occupants, visitors and employees.


 
Common Issues

March, 5 2020 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review Spring 2020

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter, 2019/2020-2


 
Specific Legal Issues

February, 27 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): MICHELLE KELLY, B. Comm, LL.B

Defamation and Harassment in Condominiums

“If you can’t say something nice don’t say anything at all” Michelle Kelly, B.Comm., LL.B., ACCI Robson Carpenter LLP


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

February, 27 2020 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Jim Nostedt, Alan Forbes

Condominium Reserve Fund Studies – The Next Steps

Deep energy retrofits are an important consideration to reduce the total cost of building ownership (TCBO), which supplements the information in the reserve fund study to enable effective decisions for the betterment of the condominium corporation.


 
Common Issues

February, 20 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia - Newsletter Winter 2020

Newsletter of the CCI Huronia Chapter


 
Common Issues

February, 19 2020 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia - Newsletter Winter 2020

Newsletter of the CCI Huronia Chapter


 
Common Issues

February, 11 2020 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Winter 2020

Newsletter of the CCI South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 30 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Condo Liens Mei Ki Ching v. CCC No. 203 - Jan 2020

The Effect of the Mei Ki Ching v. CCC No. 203 Court Case on Condo Notices of Lien


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 16 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Brad Roy

The “Panes” of Keeping Warm in the Winter

Is your unit experiencing heat loss during the winter? Check out an expert’s tips for preserving comfortable temperatures in your unit.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Audrey Loeb, Inderpreet Suri

Decisions From the Ontario Courts: Unnecessary Applications Against Unit Owners

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2130 v. Geraldine Berholz and David Berholz


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Les Woods

Breathe Better Air: Neglecting the Equipment that Provides the Air to Their Suites Can Result in Poor Indoor Air Quality

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian MacLeod

Live Better and Save Money: Take Advantage of New HVAC Energy Saving Opportunities

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Justin McLarty

A Holiday Do’s (and Don’ts) List: The Four Most Common Questions Condo Corporations Grapple With During This Festive Time of Year

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: Discovery TSCC 2231 - Heart and Soul

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

The Evolution of Amenity Spaces: How We View Condo Amenity Spaces Has Changed Dramatically Over the Years as Suite Sizes Shrink

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Fatima Vieira, Mahdi Hussein

The Golden Boys and Girls: Best Practices for Condos with Aging Residents

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy, Richard Elia

Changes to the Collection Process Post Ching v. CCC 203: Recent Released Decision Directly Impacts Condo Lien Procedure & Costs

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Carol Dirks

Amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act: New Mandatory Prompt Payment Requirements and Adjudication

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally, Colm Brannigan

Managing Conflict at Every Stage: Take a Deep Breath and Remember “Serenity Now”

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Dan Romlewski

Baby, It’s Cold Outside - And My Windows Aren’t Helping!

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick

Fair Pay for a Fair Day’s Work: Licensed Condominium Managers Are Not Being Adequately Compensated, Resulting in an Industry-Wide Labour Shortage

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

January, 2 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Gwen Story, B.Com (Hons), CPA, CGA

Your Condominium Investment – The Auditor’s Role

Do you need an audit of your financial statements? Find out what you need to know when selecting a financial statement auditor.


 
Common Issues

December, 20 2019 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 33, issue 2 - Winter 2019

Feature Articles: "Dispute Tribunal - Weighing our Options", "The Value Added by Mediation in Condominiums", and "AGM Recap". Regular Features - Owners Guide to Condo Living, Ask the Professionals, On Board, Legal Corner, Meet the Board, Government Advocacy Report, President's Message, and the Business Partner Directory.


 
Common Issues

December, 18 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

FAQ for Ontario Condominiums

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Living in a Condominium


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Short Term Rentals - Dec 2019

Short Term Rentals


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 4 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Update on EWRB - Dec 2019

Update on Energy and Water Reporting and Benchmarking (EWRB)


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 28 2019 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen, P.Eng., ACCI

The Case of the Moldy Dog

Outbreak of mould at a condo complex. Where did it come from? Now what do we do?


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

November, 7 2019 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Changes to Condo Hydro Rebates

The Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines recently announced the introduction of the new Ontario Electricity Rebate (OER) effective November 1, 2019. Learn how your condominium and/or small business may be affected by this change.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 4 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Insurance Advocacy - Nov 2019

Insurance Advocacy
Concerns Relating to Increasing Costs and Deductibles in the Condo Insurance Market


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 29 2019 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter - Author(s): Jamie Herle

Bylaw Do's & Dont's

Owners of condominiums should know what their by-laws and rules of the condominium corporation say.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 28 2019 - Published by CCI National

Legislative Summary of Reserve Funds on a Provincial Basis

This paper is a brief compilation of legislation and related information across Canada on reserve funds and reserve fund studies.


 
Common Issues

October, 24 2019 - Published by CCI National

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 33, issue 1 - Fall 2019

Feature Articles: "The Scoop on Pets in Condos", "CRA Requirements for Condominiums", "Therapy Animals Unleashed", "Condos in Bloom", and "2019 Golf Mixer Highlights". Regular Features - Owners Guide to Condo Living, Ask the Professionals, On Board, Legal Corner, Meet the Staff, Government Advocacy Report, President's Message, and the Business Partner Directory.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 22 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario Deo

Caselaw Storytime - Lahrkamp v. MTCC 932

Mario Deo of Fine & Deo shares the story of a unit owner who made excessive requests for records... and what a judge ultimately determined about this practice.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Unintended Consequences of Too Much Communication

From the article entitled "Unintended Consequences of Too Much Communication" by "Murray Johnson", published in the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Amended Ontario Condo Act: Two Years Later - Podcast

From the article entitled "Amended Condo Act: Two Years Later" by "Alex Young", published in the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Beverley Varcoe, Ryan Cunliffe

How to Fix The Lock Box Fiasco

From the article entitled "How to Fix The Lock Box Fiasco" by "Beverley Varcoe, Ryan Cunliffe", published in the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 2019

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

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Unintended Consequences of Too Much Communication

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Josh Milgrom

The Ideal Condo Board

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jake A. Fine

Workplace Harassment – A Refresher Course

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: Absolute World

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bill Colucci

Extra Expense or Added Benefit?

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

Beyond the Act: When Mediation and Arbitration Are Also Mandatory

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Greco

Condo Conflicts, Contracts and Kickbacks

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario D. Deo

Suffering in Silence: Harassment of property managers seems to be becoming an epidemic

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Amended Ontario Condo Act: Two Years Later - Article

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Beverley Varcoe, Ryan Cunliffe

How to Fix The Lock Box Fiasco

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Timothy M. Duggan

Decisions From the Ontario Courts: A Residential Unit is Not a Hotel, Regardless of Length of Lease

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Kapoor et al v TSCC 2450 and TSCC 2477


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews, Warren Kleiner

Electronic Ballots Versus Proxies

From the Fall 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

October, 9 2019 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 2 - Fall 2019

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

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


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 26 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Mandatory Forms - Sept 2019

Mandatory Forms under the Condominium Act


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 19 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Fire Code Enforcement Crackdown - Sept 2019

Fire Code Enforcement
Recent Crackdown Affects Multi-Level Condominiums


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 11 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Federal Election Reminders - Sept 2019

2019 Federal Elections
Important Reminders for Condominium Communities


 
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.


 
Common Issues

August, 28 2019 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 24

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Common Issues

August, 22 2019 - Published by London and Area Chapter

CCI London - Review Summer 2019

The Newsletter of the CCI London and Area Chapter


 
Common Issues

August, 21 2019 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review Summer 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

August, 15 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Changes to Construction Act - Aug 2019

THE SECOND ROUND OF CHANGES TO THE CONSTRUCTION ACT


 
Common Issues

August, 15 2019 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - Condo News - Summer 2018

Your Strata Connection to Education - CCI Vancouver Chapter


 
Common Issues

August, 14 2019 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 32, issue 4 - Summer 2019

The Canadian Condominium Institute is an independent, non-profit organization formed in 1982 with Chapters throughout Canada, including the North Alberta Chapter.


 
Common Issues

August, 13 2019 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views - Summer 2019

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


 
Common Issues

August, 8 2019 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Summer 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Common Issues

August, 7 2019 - Published by Huronia Chapter

CCI Huronia - Newsletter Summer 2019

Newsletter of the CCI Huronia Chapter


 
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.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

July, 23 2019 - Published by Manitoba Chapter - Author(s): Jim Nostedt, Alan Forbes

Condo Reserve Fund Studies - Should there be More?

Reserve fund studies are key to the strategic planning process used by condominium corporations. However, incorporating principles of sustainability and the total cost of building ownership, decisions can be made to provide more value to current and future unit owners.


 
Common Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 2019

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.


 
Common Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Vol. 1 - Summer 2019

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

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

What is Arbitration?

From the article entitled "What is Arbitration?" by "Marc Bhalla", published in the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Fatima Vieira

How to Request But Not Harass

From the article entitled "How to Request But Not Harass" by "Fatima Vieira", published in the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ernest Nyitrai

New Pool Regulations Affecting Condos

From the article entitled "New Pool Regulations Affecting Condos" by "Ernest Nyitrai", published in the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Caleb Edwards, Emily Ng, Jason Rivait

Decisions From the Ontario Courts: Case Law Update

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

What is Arbitration?

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): unknown

Tips for Managers, Boards or Both

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

The Value of Good Design

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

July, 12 2019 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Gabor Arato

A Debt Problem Is Essentially a Budgeting Problem

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): John De Vellis

That’s Defamation! Or is it?

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Bradley Chaplick

CAT Case Law Update

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: 55 Prince Arthur

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by CCI National - Author(s): Luis Hernandez

Innovative Energy Savings in Condos

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Grounding Potential Resistance

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Fatima Vieira

How to Request But Not Harass

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ernest Nyitrai

New Pool Regulations Affecting Condos

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
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.


 
Common Issues

June, 19 2019 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta Review - Spring/Summer 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

June, 6 2019 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views - Spring 2019

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


 
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


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 31 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - City of Toronto Action Plan for Affordable Housing - May 2019

City of Toronto – Action Plan for Affordable Housing
"HousingTO"


 
Common Issues

May, 10 2019 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Spring 2019

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
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.


 
Specific Legal Issues

May, 6 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - TSSA Advocacy - May 2019

TSSA Advocacy
Recent Auditor General's Report and Needed Improvements to Elevator Compliance


 
Common Issues

April, 29 2019 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Spring 2019

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

April, 29 2019 - Published by Grand River Chapter

CCI Grand River - Condo News - Spring 2019

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Grand River and Golden Horseshoe Chapter.


 
Common Issues

April, 19 2019 - Published by New Brunswick Chapter

CCI New Brunswick - The Bulletin Newsletter - Spring 2019

Your Condo Connection


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 18 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Labour Relations and Unions - April 2019

Labour Relations Act and Its Effect on Building Services
Unionized Work Environments


 
Common Issues

April, 17 2019 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 32, issue 3 - Spring 2019

The Canadian Condominium Institute is an independent, non-profit organization formed in 1982 with Chapters throughout Canada, including the North Alberta Chapter.


 
Common Issues

April, 17 2019 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review - Spring 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Common Issues

April, 16 2019 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Spring 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Common Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CI Toronto Condovoice - Spring 2019

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.


 
Common Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Winter 2019

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.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems

From the article entitled "Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems" by "Sally Thompson", published in the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Armstrong

Automated Parcel Lockers for Multi- Tenant Residential Applications

From the article entitled "Automated Parcel Lockers for Multi- Tenant Residential Applications" by "Patrick Armstrong", published in the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Julia Lurye

Privately Owned Publicly- Accessible Spaces

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Altin Nani

Managers are from Mars, Board Members are from Venus

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sally Thompson

Reserve Fund Planning – Not as Simple as it Seems

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Emily Ng

The Right to Smoke Cannabis

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: Helliwell Place

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Armstrong

Automated Parcel Lockers for Multi- Tenant Residential Applications

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mahassen Mahmoud

Winning by Pulling Together

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

It’s All Too Easy to Call Them “Crazy”

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Murray Johnson

Consumer Protection or Consumer Cost?

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): MEGAN MOLLOY, JULIA WHITE

Decisions From the Ontario Courts: Archaic Solicitors Act Fails and War in the Muskokas

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Temedio v. Niagara North Condominium Corporation No.6


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): DEBORAH A. HOWDEN

Going Full Circle: Significant Employment Reforms Clawed Back as of January 2019

From the Spring 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

April, 10 2019 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 23

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Common Issues

April, 10 2019 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - Condo News - Spring 2019

Your Strata Connection to Education - CCI Vancouver Chapter


 
Common Issues

March, 25 2019 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views - Winter 2019

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


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 22 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - EWBR Reporting Requirements - Mar 2019

Energy and Water Reporting Benchmarking Making Sense of Complicated New Reporting Requirements
July 1, 2019 Reporting Deadline


 
Common Issues

February, 15 2019 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - 2019 Professional & Business Partners Directory

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

February, 15 2019 - Published by Grand River Chapter

CCI Grand River - Condo News - Winter 2019

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Grand River and Golden Horseshoe Chapter.


 
Common Issues

January, 23 2019 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - Condo News - Winter 2019

Your Strata Connection to Education - CCI Vancouver Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 21 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant, Tim Duggan

Pool Regulations

Regulation 565 to the Health Protection and Promotion Act was amended in 2018. This regulation, which governs public swimming pools and spas, applies to condominium corporations if they contain six or more units.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 21 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - New Pool Regulations - Jan 2019

New Pool Regulations for Condominiums:
Swimming through the new requirements under Regulation 565 to the Health Protection and Promotion Act.


 
Common Issues

January, 17 2019 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review - Winter 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Common Issues

January, 16 2019 - Published by Manitoba Chapter

Condominium News and Views - Fall 2018

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


 
Property Management Issues

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois

7 Effective Communication Tips for Condos

From the article entitled "7 Effective Communication Tips for Condos" by "Sue Langlois", published in the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Cannabis Conundrum

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy

The Ups and Downs of Ontario's Elevators

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Kay

Design/Build or Design/Bid/Build?

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

Leveraging Your Existing Budget

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Edmund Leong

Electric Vehicle Charging Systems in Condominiums

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois

7 Effective Communication Tips for Condos

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Quintin Johnstone

"He Said She Said"

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: The Palace Pier

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Allan Au-Duong

Condominium Warranty Coverage: Uncovered

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Timothy Duggan

Telecommunication Agreements: What You Need to Know

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

"You're a Joke… Who Do You Think You Are?"

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Denise Lash

Electronic Voting Trumps the Power of Substitution

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): John DeVellis

Fill Out Those Forms, or Else …?

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jake A. Fine

Who's on First?

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

January, 10 2019 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Winter 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Common Issues

January, 9 2019 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta - Review - Winter 2019

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

January, 1 2019 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 22

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Specific Legal Issues

December, 18 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Construction Act Changes - Dec 2018

Construction Act Bullet Points:


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 17 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant, Francesco Deo

Construction Act featuring Armand Conant with Francesco Deo

On July 1, 2018, the provincial government enacted significant amendments to the Construction Lien Act. The most obvious amendment is that the title of the legislation has changed, from the Construction Lien Act to the Construction Act.


 
Common Issues

December, 1 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Winter 2018

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


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant, Deborah Howden

Employment Standards Act Update

On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47). The Bill had its second reading on November 12, 2018.


 
Specific Legal Issues

November, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Employment Standards - Nov 2018

Employment Standards Act Points
So Long, Farewell to the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017


 
Common Issues

October, 25 2018 - Published by New Brunswick Chapter

CCI New Brunswick - The Bulletin Newsletter - Fall 2018

Your Condo Connection


 
Common Issues

October, 24 2018 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

CCI Golden Horseshoe - Condo News - Fall 2018

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

October, 24 2018 - Published by Grand River Chapter

CCI Grand River - Condo News - Fall 2018

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Grand River and Golden Horseshoe Chapter.


 
Common Issues

October, 24 2018 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

CCI Nova Scotia - Review - Fall 2018

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute Nova Scotia Chapter


 
Common Issues

October, 23 2018 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter

Condo Chronicle, Fall 2018

Newsletter of the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


 
Common Issues

October, 18 2018 - Published by South Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI South Saskatchewan - CondoVoice Fall 2018

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 17 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy, Tania Haluk, Luis Hernandez, Warren Kleiner

Condos Up In Smoke

On October 17, 2018, Canada's Cannabis Day was commemorated with a special, live presentation about the pathway to legalization, the impact of it on condos and common fears and challenges our condominiums face as a result.


 
Common Issues

October, 17 2018 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 32, issue 1 - Fall 2018

The Canadian Condominium Institute is an independent, non-profit organization formed in 1982 with Chapters throughout Canada, including the North Alberta Chapter.


 
Common Issues

October, 17 2018 - Published by Vancouver Chapter

CCI Vancouver - Condo News - Fall 2018

Your Strata Connection to Education - CCI Vancouver Chapter


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 16 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant, Victor Yee

What Condos Need To Know About Cannabis Legislation

As announced on September 27th 2018, the Ontario Cannabis Act, 2017 passed by the previous provincial government is being amended by the new provincial government's Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018 ("CSLA").


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 16 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

Legislative Newsflash Ontario - Cannabis Act - Oct 2018

The Ontario Cannabis Act
What Condominium Corporations Need To Know


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Colm Brannigan

Using Med-Arb in Condo Disputes

From the article entitled "Using Med-Arb in Condo Disputes" by "Colm Brannigan", published in the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

A Good Neighbour Gone Bad

From the article entitled "A Good Neighbour Gone Bad" by "Marc Bhalla", published in the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

A Good Neighbour Gone Bad

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Hit the Road

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Colm Brannigan

Using Med-Arb in Condo Disputes

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Joy Mathews

There's a Form for That

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Deborah Howden, Armand Conant

Decisions From the Ontario Courts - Oppression of Minority Owners

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 396
Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 723 v. Reino, 2018 ONCA 223


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: Applewood Landmark

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bradley Chaplick

Early Ontario CAT Decisions Answer Big Questions

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Antman, John Warren

Reserve Fund Study Accuracy

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): JJ Hiew

Reducing Condo Costs Through the Electronic Delivery of Notices

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): David E. Thiel

The Condo Board Bully

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

September, 4 2018 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

CondoContact - Volume 21

CREATING A VIBRANT, WELL-INFORMED EASTERN ONTARIO CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY


 
Common Issues

September, 1 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Fall 2018

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.


 
Common Issues

August, 10 2018 - Published by Grand River Chapter

CCI Grand River - Condo News - Summer 2018

The Condo News is an award winning quarterly magazine jointly produced by the Grand River and Golden Horseshoe Chapter.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 25 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick

Caselaw Storytime - Disability Discrimination Case

featuring Brian Horlick - Kayla Pollock v. Carolyn Wilson (Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario)


 
Property Management Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Vadim Seagal

Shared Facility Pitfalls and Solutions

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Timothy M. Duggan, Maya Smith

Are Electric Vehicles Charging Over Your Rights?

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Denise Lash, Danielle Swartz

The Rise of Online Short-Term Rental Platforms

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

The New Standard Form of Lease and Condo-specific Additional Terms

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

It's Gonna Be OK

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Warren Kleiner, Sally Thompson

New Warranty Coverage for Conversion Condos

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Caleb Edwards, Natasha Smith

Decisions From the Ontario Courts - Vexatious Litigant

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Sennek v. Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 116


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Frederick Hann

The No-Style Trap

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Condominium Profile: Massey Square

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bradley Chaplick, Francesco Deo

Sabbath (Shabbat) Elevators in Condominiums

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Antman, John Warren

Reserve Fund Studies in Plain Language

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Steve Ilkiw

Our Lives, Our Condos, Our Tech

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant

The Condominium Authority of Ontario is Seven Months Old

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy

Cannabis Legalization: Canna-101 for Condos

From the Summer 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

July, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter

CCI Toronto - Condovoice - Summer 2018

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, 11 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick

Caselaw Storytime - Short-Term Rentals Permitted in Condo Declaration case

featuring Brian Horlick - Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1556 and No. 1600 v. Owners of Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1556, et al.


 
Specific Legal Issues

July, 4 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick

Caselaw Storytime - Wexler Costs Appeal Case

featuring Brian Horlick - Norma Wexler v. Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 28.


 
Common Issues

June, 13 2018 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta - Review - Summer 2018

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Common Issues

April, 25 2018 - Published by New Brunswick Chapter

CCI New Brunswick - The Bulletin Newsletter - Spring 2018

Your Condo Connection


 
Specific Legal Issues

April, 4 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy

Caselaw Storytime - Keele Medical Properties Ltd v. TSCC 1786

Status Certificate interpretation - Responsibility for a Special Assessment.


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Life Under the Amended Ontario Condo Act

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Frederick Hann

Can Technology Transform Your Balcony or Terrace?

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ian Darling, Marc Bhalla

Your Online Dispute Resolution Resource

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait

Policing the Butt Flicker

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

Condominium Management in the Digital Age

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): J.J. Hiew

Keeping Them in the Loop

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Timothy M. Duggan, Maya Smith

Decisions From the Ontario Courts - Short term rentals

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.
Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1556 and No. 1600 v. Owners of Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1556,


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

The Greatest Canadian Condo Wins - TWICE!

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Scott Hill

CPTED in Condominiums

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Allan Bishop

Financial Transparency and Building Trust with Owners

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Property Management Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sue Langlois, Sanjay Madgal

The Wild West of Condo Technology

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): J. Comacchio

Bringing an Underground Issue to the Surface

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

March, 20 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Bob Hornick

Condominiums Must Embrace Electric Car Technology

From the Spring 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

March, 7 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Megan Molloy

Caselaw Storytime - Cheung v. York Region Condominium Corporation No. 759, 2017 ONCA 633

Restaurant parking dominates a commercial condo's parking lot.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 23 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): n/a

AGMs - Fans & Hecklers (live)

This podcast features the audio from CCI Toronto's popular Facebook Like presentation "AGMs - Fans & Hecklers".

Listen to a lawyer, property manager and condominium director discuss the challenges and benefits of annual owner meetings.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Luis A. Hernandez

Why Should You Attend Your Annual General Meeting?

From the article entitled "Why Should You Attend Your Annual General Meeting?" by "Brian Horlick, Luis A. Hernandez", published in the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ken Dearlove

To Inflate, or Not to Inflate?

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Luis A. Hernandez

Why Should You Attend Your Annual General Meeting?

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Financial Matters

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Edmund Leong

Warning Signs - Condominium Audited Financial Statements

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): John De Vellis

Amendments to the Employment Standards Act

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Antoni Casalinuovo, Megan Molloy

Decisions From the Courts

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

Sky View

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ernie Nyitrai

Do You Really Own Your Gatehouse?

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Scarlett Guy

Annual General Meetings vs. Other Owners' Meetings

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Joy Mathews

Holiday Gifts or "Secret Commissions"?

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Warren Kleiner

Welcome to Ontario's New Condo World

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Insurance Issues

January, 19 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Rodin

The Case for Unit Owners' Insurance

From the Winter 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

January, 17 2018 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

CCI North Alberta - Insite to Condos: Vol. 32, issue 2 - Winter 2018

The Canadian Condominium Institute is an independent, non-profit organization formed in 1982 with Chapters throughout Canada, including the North Alberta Chapter.


 
Common Issues

January, 17 2018 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

CCI South Alberta - Review - Winter 2018

Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute South Alberta Chapter


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Rob Detta Colli

Your Condo and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

From the article entitled "Your Condo and Greenhouse Gas Emissions" by "Rob Detta Colli", published in the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tom Wright, Armand Conant

The Condominium Authority of Ontario Podcast Fall 2017

From the article entitled "The Condominium Authority of Ontario" by "Tom Wright, Armand Conant", published in the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Common Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by North Saskatchewan Chapter

CCI North Saskatchewan - Condo Voice - Fall 2017

The Newsletter of the Canadian Condominium Institute North Saskatchewan Chapter


 
Communities

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): JJ Hiew

The Future is Now

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mo Killu

Be Mindful of the Basics of Condo Ownership

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Steve Ilkiw

An Interview with Condo Director George Bernashawi of the Mondeo Townhomes

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Communities

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): By many

Condo Etiquette

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian Horlick, Luis A. Hernandez

Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015: Moving Forward

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Environmental/Utilities Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Rob Detta Colli

Your Condo and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Procurement, Proposals and other Possibilities

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario D. Deo, Dalia Yonadam

Decisions From the Courts

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James Russell

A Landmark of Excellence

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Marc Bhalla

Manipulating Mediation: Forced Versus Voluntary Mediation

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Condominium and Industry Profiles

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tom Wright, Armand Conant

The Condominium Authority of Ontario Article Fall 2017

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Board of Directors and Meetings

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jason Rivait, Joy Mathews

The Annual General Meeting HECKLER!

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Reserve Funds and Reserve Fund Studies

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Tarek El Refaie

Expanding Reserve Fund Investment Options

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Purchasing/Living in a Condominium

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant

Problems and the Solutions

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 12 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario Deo

Caselaw Storytime - TSCC 1633 v. TSCC 1809

Mario Deo of Fine & Deo shares the story of neighbouring condominiums involved in a dispute over cost sharing over a shared laneway.


 
Specific Legal Issues

September, 6 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mario Deo

Caselaw S