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The “Zones” and Condo Meetings

Posted By josh

Our friends over at DHA LLP recently posted about conducting Condo Meetings under pandemic conditions and had put together an excellent chart showing the “zone” colours and their meanings:

You can read the entire post on their website.

(Featured image by H. B.

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What Amounts to Oppression? A Recent Court Decision

Posted By josh

What kind of behaviour by a condominium board amounts to oppression? A recent court case examined a situation in a large building that narrowed the definition of what would qualify for the oppression remedy.
Oppression Remedy – Recent Court Decision

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Your Condo Manager: Essential as Ever!

Posted By josh

It’s reassuring to know that the government continues to recognize the work done by your Condo Management company as an essential service, to keep your community safe, secure, and attended by all available building services. You can see the entire list, and our place in

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IBC tackles condominium insurance issue by hiring risk manager

Posted By josh

This article from Insurance Business discusses how difficult it is for condos to get insurance, and how BC is handling the issue:
https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/ca/news/breaking-news/ibc-tackles-condominium-insurance-issue-by-hiring-risk-manager-195959.aspx
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

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Owner Required to Use Management Company for Rentals

Posted By josh

Some interesting details about a rental situation where a condo requires owners to use a specific rental company to rent out their unit:
https://askmistercondo.com/costly-condo-leasing-restrictions/
Image by mastersenaiper from Pixabay

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Common Element Modifications by Owners – The Role of the Board

Posted By josh

A recent article discusses how an Ontario Court ruled on an issue of conflict when an owner wanted to combine two units into one, requiring modifying some common elements.
Common Element Modifications by Owners – The Role of the Board

Image by Andy Gries

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Breach of Condominium Rules: Things to Consider When Bringing a Compliance Application

Posted By josh

Check out this information about a recent judgement in Superior Court of Judgement in the case of a noise disturbance by a tenant:
Breach of Condominium Rules: Things to Consider When Bringing a Compliance Application

(Image by Mimzy from Pixabay)

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Toronto Star: Pigeon feeders are a frustration for condo dwellers

Posted By josh

Birds, and pigeons specifically, can be an enormous nuisance for condo buildings. A recent article in the Toronto Star addresses this concern:
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/the-fixer/2020/01/22/pigeon-feeders-are-a-frustration-for-condo-dwellers.html
(Image by Couleur from Pixabay)

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Privacy and Your Condominium’s Common Areas

Posted By josh

The right to privacy in a Condominium’s Common Area is an interesting question that was addressed at the Ontario Appeals Court recently.

Read about it here and a more in-depth write up here.

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Prevent dangerous ice dams on your roof

Posted By josh

Water is fast becoming the largest threat to the comfort and financial strength of condominium buildings. There are thing you can do to minimize the dangers of water, especially as the temperatures are dropping.
Read more here.

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