Ontario is kicking the dust off of elevator repair legislation, which was passed under the Liberal government in May 2018 but never proclaimed into law.
It is unlikely that the condo’s declaration, bylaws, rules, or policies include any reference to trust; yet good governance cannot be achieved without it.
I am a licensed condominium property manager, I am in my early 30s, and I am completely burned out.
As Ontario considers making digital and virtual processes permanent, the condo industry is addressing various privacy concerns.
While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
Niagara Falls, and Jasper are the two Canadian entrants on a largely European and American list of locales associated with celebrated global attractions.
Construction is a billion-dollar industry in Canada. While most large projects at condominiums proceed relatively smoothly, there is always risk of friction for contractors and
Board orientations also help prioritize the feedback of unit owners from the AGM and organize them as part of the agenda for the term ahead in an efficient manner.
While we can see human resources supporting head office staff, the involvement in operations is, for the most part, something new.
The renovation work should aim to improve the property and make it more accessible for residents and visitors.
After 2022, companies must use their own funds to reimburse embedded energy managers, but will be offered “an enhanced level of technical support and resources.” It's a move some see as more short-sighted.
This pandemic has helped condo managers to identify relevant skill gaps in relation to being prepared for the unexpected.
Careful planning and high and low-design cost options will quickly transform any curb-appeal project into improved real estate value.
A new slate of conservation and demand management (CDM) programs allocates $456 million for commercial, institutional and industrial consumers over the four-year period from 2021-24.
A sustainability plan and budget should be made with the mindset of plan and prevent, instead of react and pivot.
Up until May 31, 2021, condominium corporations can hold virtual meetings and use electronic voting, without a bylaw.
For now, residential and small business customers enrolled for either time-of-use (TOU) rates or tiered pricing under the provincial regulated price plan will be charged the off-peak TOU rate of 8.5 cents per kilowatt-hour for all electricity consumption.