As Tarion review consultations kicked off, Justice Douglas Cunningham said he has assured those who have expressed concerns he has “no marching orders."
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.
Housing affordability is a growing concern in Canada, but there is no consensus on how to quantify the problem. That might soon change.
In many cases insurance is unavailable, developers are unwilling or unable to help and condominiums end up repairing construction deficiencies themselves.
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services this week released consultation dates and locations for the Tarion review, following a stretch of silence that, for some, raised questions about the terms of engagement.
A condominium litigator outlines general guidelines for accommodating accessibility requests in condos.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
A recent B.C. case, dealing with the application of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in a condominium, highlights a common misunderstanding.
Reserve fund studies can be a sensitive topic for property managers, unit owners or board members. An expert shares common problems and possible solutions.
Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
With 2016 now underway, REMI’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2015 and how they will continue to impact the
The instances of condo residents improperly using “medical reasons” to escape the enforcement of pet restrictions found in condo declarations or rules is on the rise.
December has been seasonably mild, so winter safety tips may not be top of mind for condo managers. But now is a good time to prepare for coming weather.
The GTA housing market is on track to see a record year in resales, but there may be challenges on the horizon. And they have nothing to do with a bubble.
A spate of condo blazes in Alberta has reignited conversations about the perennial fire safety risk posed by cigarettes in multi-residential buildings.
Beyond the occupier's duty of care — a responsibility that property owners bear toward inhabitants, visitors and trespassers — landlords are also employers subject to health and safety regulations.