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    Time-saving tips for better board meetings

    How can boards run more efficient meetings? In the condominium world, meetings take place several times a year — often monthly, but sometimes more frequently
  • landscaping contracts

    How to negotiate landscaping contracts

    What should condominium corporations look for in landscaping contracts? Experience suggests the most successful relationships between condominium corporations and landscape contractors always involve two things:
  • condo director

    Five things new condo directors need to know now

    What do new condo directors need to know right away? Congratulations on getting elected to the condo board! Now the fun begins. For first-time directors,

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  • complaints

    Regulator will not actively seek complaints

    The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) will not be "actively seeking" complaints about licensees, says chair Aubrey LeBlanc.
  • cannabis legalization

    Builders abuzz about cannabis legalization

    Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
  • renovation

    A director’s toolkit for renovation success

    Given how much corporations are likely to invest in renovation projects, it’s important to set them up for success.

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  • medical marijuana

    Can patients grow pot in their condo units?

    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.
  • home imspection

    Ontario passes home inspection legislation

    Ontario passed home inspection legislation that will regulate one of few currently unregulated professionals that have a role in real estate transactions.
  • Empty Room

    Insight into window replacement in condos

    Window replacement can be expensive, involved and intrusive. It's important to answer four questions before beginning this kind of project in a condo.