Blog Posts with the #IndustryNews tag
October 21, 2021 - Educational
Why Integrity Matters More in the Age of a PandemicLike anyone, Property Managers make mistakes. Owning it and making amends for it is more important in these strange and challenging times than ever before. In a time where information seems to be constantly changing and sometimes contradicting itself...
October 7, 2021 - Educational
Decisions from the CAT: Policies Are Not RulesBoodram v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 843, 2021 ONCAT 31 Introduction: In Boodram v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 843, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) discussed the difference between: (1) ‘rules,’ and (2) ‘policies’ in the enforcement context.
September 30, 2021 - Educational
COVID-19 Vaccination Policies for Housing Providers – Indoor AmenitiesThe government has advised that, as of September 22, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (i.e. two doses plus 14 days post-second vaccine) and need to provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID in order to access certain public settings and facilities.
September 16, 2021 - Educational
Compliance at the CATThe 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.
July 15, 2021 - Industry News
Florida Champlain Towers Building Collapse: Initial Takeaways & Tips for CommunicationThe tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Florida has been an alarming event for many in the condominium and engineering industries.
June 17, 2021 - Educational
10-Year-Old Condominiums in the City of Cambridge May Need to Prepare for a 300% Water Cost IncreaseCondominiums in the City of Cambridge that are older than 10 years should assess their exposure to a 300% water cost increase that may occur when their property line water meters are replaced.
June 10, 2021 - Educational
Annual General MeetingsBefore the pandemic, Annual General Meetings were typically held in-person. With restrictions on gatherings, the industry was required to find a new way to have AGM meetings… the solution was virtual!
May 20, 2021 - Educational
Update from the CAT: Condos Cannot Harass Unit OwnersFebruary 2021, Rahman v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 779, 2021 ONCAT 13 While allegations of harassment are not uncommon in the condominium world, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has generally refrained from determining that condominiums have harassed unit owners until now.
May 6, 2021 - Condo Life is Grand
Education Committee SpotlightThe Education Committee is committed to offering timely, informative, and practical information for condo owners and Board members, as well as managers and other industry professionals. To this end, the committee has a full calendar of offerings this year.
March 4, 2021 - Educational