News of a Competition Bureau inquiry has put a spotlight on procurement practices in the condominium industry.
The idea of creating a tribunal to help address condominium disputes in Ontario, as envisioned in Bill 106, has been intriguing to many in the industry.
A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision confirms housing provider obligations when harassment and discrimination occur in multi-res communities.
Courts are taking note of aggressive or unreasonable positions adopted by boards of directors, as the Couture v. TSCC No. 2187 case showed.
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
It’s too soon to know what the ultimate fallout from the Competition Bureau’s investigation into allegations of bid-rigging and conspiracy in the supply of condo refurbishment services might be.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
Minute-taking can be daunting, but keeping an unbiased record of decisions can go a long way toward bolstering the confidence residents have in their board.
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
These situations are rarely straightforward for property owners/managers juggling legal obligations to protect privacy, accommodate disabilities and ensure the health and safety of all building residents.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
In many cases insurance is unavailable, developers are unwilling or unable to help and condominiums end up repairing construction deficiencies themselves.
It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.