A condo corporation was reported to have enacted a rule which, among other things, sought to limit the ability of residents to complain to the condominium.
Surveillance cameras’ value as deterrents to criminal activity is well-known. However, in order for organizations to use video surveillance, certain requirements concerning reasonableness, consent, purpose and notice must be met.
The countdown to the roll out of changes to Ontario’s condo laws is on. Directors and owners will soon be able to call or email the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO).
It’s important for board members to review the draft financial statements and know what questions to ask their condo auditor before giving their approval.
Proposed regulations for short-term rentals in Toronto saw early signs of support, with a few exceptions, when a staff report went before executive committee.
HST has been flying under the radar and could become a potentially significant liability for condo corporations.
Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
Commercial business operators and broader public sector entities such as health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.
With the growing number of dogs in condos, DNA registration programs have become available that match unscooped waste to offending pooches.
If it becomes law, the Reliable Elevators Act would require maintenance contractors to restore out-of-service elevators within 14 days in most buildings.
It will come as no surprise to strata property managers that life in a strata corporation means living under certain laws of the land. The
Newly expanded eligibility for Ontario's Industrial Conservation Initiative could be even more punitive for smaller customers on the losing side of cost redistribution.
A recent court decision may have opened the door to medical marijuana patients to grow a limited number of a marijuana plants in their condominium units.
Past, present and would-be recipients bristle at suggestions that the rebate is a subsidy or a disincentive to improve the marketability of their properties.