Private property owners in Ontario, including condo corporations, could find themselves paying a premium to keep their walkways safe this winter.
How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
Could the recent sale of a Toronto condo for cryptocurrency be the first sign of a shift in the condo industry towards use of digital currencies?
At least one condo corporation is facing what is likely to be a steep repair tab after Toronto was drenched with a month’s worth of rain on Aug. 7.
Is it time for condo boards and property managers to brace for reefer madness? It may depend on which condo lawyer they ask.
Some condo lobbies may be looking spare lately because the lounge furniture that usually occupies these spaces is being targeted as a fire risk.
Two recent events in Toronto have called into question the security of master keys in condo buildings.
Have there been more potholes this year than in previous years? An informal survey says yes, and parking lots on condo properties are not immune.
Recent innovations in delivery services may raise additional security concerns for condos, placing renewed importance on access control.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
Cultural attitudes are shifting such that workplace harassment is becoming impossible to ignore, including in condo communities.
Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
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.
Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.