We should be asking our reserve fund planners to look at the Paris accord target dates and compare the end-of-life replacement of our gas-burning appliances against the target dates.
As the country moves to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles, questions are brewing among people living in multi-unit dwellings.
Bonflict of interest on the board of directors is a topic that often raises ire of many owners and prospective buyers.
How would this scenario unfold in Ontario? Leaving aside the construction process itself, there are vast differences between Ontario and Florida condominium laws that would have given the Champlain towers significant added protections following registration.
In some condos, communication channels break down or don’t exist, causing unnecessary expenditures that corporations and owners must incur.
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.
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.
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
The renovation work should aim to improve the property and make it more accessible for residents and visitors.
The flat license rate will penalize mid-rise and high-rise owners with extra costs if an elevator passes the periodic inspection and does not require a follow-up. It will be a bargain if just one follow-up inspection is required.
This pandemic has helped condo managers to identify relevant skill gaps in relation to being prepared for the unexpected.
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.
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.
Resident British Columbians own about 30 per cent of the properties subject to the speculation and vacancy tax, but account for just 6.6 per cent of collected revenue.