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September 16, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational #IndustryNews #Legal

Compliance at the CAT

The Condominium Authority Tribunal’s jurisdiction includes new types of disputes. This article discusses the new types of disputes, examples of disputes, jurisdictional issues, and more legislative changes to come.

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September 9, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #COVID-19 #Educational

Condo Memoirs

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

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September 2, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoFinances #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational

Pesky Questions about Pests from the Auditor

Oops… I forgot to tell the auditor that we had a killer bee invasion at the condominium corporation in 2020 which drove up our pest control costs. Luckily, there were no lawsuits or injuries from the attack of the killer bees and the situation was dealt with quickly.

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August 26, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #COVID-19 #Educational

Patience Is a Virtue – Especially in Condominium Management

My grandmother used to say “Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can…. “ There are many ways to finish the saying, but the sentiment has never been more important in our lives right now.

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August 19, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Legal #Maintenance

Condominium Boards: Reviewing Your By-Laws is Vital to Running Your Condominium Effectively

By-laws are not documents of legal jargon that can be filed away – by-laws contain important information with an ongoing impact on the condominium. The by-laws must be followed in order to run the condominium effectively.

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August 12, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #COVID-19 #Educational #Maintenance #Security

Condo Scam

The Covid 19 pandemic has led to diminished involvement by condominium directors in the financial affairs of their condos and sometimes eliminated it entirely. Boards have the primary responsibility for their company’s financial affairs. Management companies are their agents. That needs to be reflected in the financial control systems.

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August 5, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational #Maintenance

Condo Owners vs Designated Substances & Hazardous Materials – What Are Your Responsibilities?

Do you own/manage a building in Ontario? Was that building built using Designated Substances and/or Hazardous Materials (DSHM)? How can you tell?

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July 29, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #COVID-19 #Educational

4 Ways to Combat Video Call Fatigue

“Zoom Fatigue” colloquially refers to all forms of video conferencing and refers to the exhaustion you feel from a long day of video calls.

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July 22, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoFinances #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational #Legal

Condominium Warranty Coverage: Uncovered

Understanding Performance Audit Common Element Warranty - No building is perfect, and construction is definitely not perfect. You are protected by a warranty when you move into a new condominium. Understand the process to protect your real estate asset.

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July 15, 2021 - Industry News
Tag(s): #Educational #Event #IndustryNews #Legal #Maintenance

Florida Champlain Towers Building Collapse: Initial Takeaways & Tips for Communication

The tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Florida has been an alarming event for many in the condominium and engineering industries.

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