Condo Boards

trust

CondoBusiness

Seven tips for building trust in condo communities

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.
condo governance

CondoBusiness

A missing condo governance best practice

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.
human resources

CondoBusiness

Human resources takes on new role during COVID

While we can see human resources supporting head office staff, the involvement in operations is, for the most part, something new.
CCI Huronia

REMI Network

CCI Huronia named Chapter of the Year

CCI Huronia recently won the Lorne Young Chapter of the Year award from the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI).
insurance

CondoBusiness

Canada’s condo insurance crisis

Impacts of the hard insurance market are trickling into condominium corporations across Canada, challenging boards and managers in their wake.
Murray Johnson

REMI Network

Murray Johnson is new president of CCI-Toronto

Murray Johnson has been appointed as president of the Canadian Condominium Institute – Toronto and Area Chapter, effective November 10, 2020.
virtual meetings

REMI Network

Ontario extends deadlines for virtual meetings

The Ontario government has extended the deadline for virtual meetings and electronic voting to continue on without a bylaw.
virtual meetings

REMI Network

How to run glitch-free virtual meetings?

Virtual meetings are one way condo corporations are balancing social distancing with the need to conduct ongoing business, but they aren't without technical glitches.
condo managers

CondoBusiness

Aiding condo managers on the front lines

Creating less tension is one way to support condo managers who may be exposed to various levels of stress within their work environments.
Condo communities

CondoBusiness

Condo communities build up resilience in 2020

With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
abusive behaviour

CondoBusiness

Dealing with abusive behaviour in condos

Here are some steps that condo corporations should consider to protect managers and directors from unreasonable treatment.
common expense fees

CondoBusiness

Handling common expense fees during COVID-19

Over the course of the last few weeks, many condo corporations have been asking whether they can defer owners’ common expense fee (CEF) payments or
deliveries

CondoBusiness

Building staff cope with flood of deliveries

Businesses that provide support and maintenance to buildings figure into the Ontario government’s list of essential services as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. Condo managers and
meeting minutes

CondoBusiness

Keeping a condo’s meeting minutes professional

If property manager are responsible for taking the meeting minutes, editing and formatting may take a back seat to other priorities.
waste reduction

REMI Network

Toronto grants new funding for waste reduction

Condo and apartment boards in Toronto looking to advance their waste reduction goals can now apply for a new community grant of up to $25,000.
electronic voting

CondoBusiness

Electronic voting still met with resistance

Opponents of electronic voting are scared it will expose the archaic and flawed system of proxy voting for what it is: unnecessary and obsolete.
condo regulations

REMI Network

Alberta overhauls condo regulations

Adjustments include everything from disclosure of information to how annual general meetings are organized.