RECA – Condo Management Licensing Extension & Exam Changes

Update from the Real Estate Council of Alberta On Friday, June 10th, RECA made some important announcements that condominium managers need to be aware of (the following information is from RECA’s e-news update): “RECA’s Residential Property Manager Industry Council will now allow conditional condominium manager associate licensees the opportunity to extend the deadline to complete…

Member to Member Promotions – June 2022

Member to Member Promotions – June 2022 One of the many benefits of membership is our Member to Member (M2M) Promotions with valuable deals and promotions offered by our members, for our members. Every month we will launch new promotions. This month we feature Go West Construction, Safe Sidewalks, & TELSCO Security Systems. Participating in this…

Being On Top of Your Balcony

by Steven DeLuca – Project Manager, EXP Engineering Being On Top of Your Balcony One of the many perks of owning a condominium is having access to an exclusive balcony. The balcony gives condominium owners a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and extend their living space. Although the balcony has its positives, it also…

Bill 19 Brings Welcome Amendments to CPA

Bill 19 Brings Welcome Amendments to Condominium Property Act After extensive and productive consultations with stakeholders, the Government of Alberta has put forward a number of amendments to the Condominium Property Act. Changes include: Streamlining the requirements for voting which will improve owners’ ability to participate in the governance of their condominiums and will help…

Federal Budget 2022 – Highlights for CCI Members

Federal Budget 2022 – Highlights for CCI Members The federal budget was released last week, with the key themes of growing the economy and improving affordability for Canadian families. There are a number of initiatives that could impact condominiums and homeowners as a whole. Highlights relevant to condominium owners and business partners include: A number…

Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal Update

Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal Update Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal Not Proceeding in 2022 In March, condominium stakeholder organizations were invited to a meeting with the Minister of Service Alberta. Minister Glubish confirmed that while the government remains committed to implementing the Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal, the resources are not available to move forward this year.…

Condo Owner Essentials

Condo Owner Essentials (Webinar) Thursday, April 21st, 2022 NOON – 1:00 PM FREE for current CCI Members $50 (plus GST) – General Public Need a refresher on your responsibilities as a condo owner? This introductory course/webinar is designed for condominium owners to understand their rights and responsibilities, and how condominiums operate within the province of…

Meeting Governance Battle

Meeting Governance Battle (Webinar) Thursday, May 12th, 2022 NOON – 1:00 PM $25 (plus GST) – CCI Members $50 (plus GST) – General Public In a condo meeting, which governance style reigns supreme? Is it Robert’s Rules of Order or is it a modern facilitation style? In this engaging and friendly battle (think lip sync…

Legal Corner – CCDC Contracts 

The Failure to TAILOR CCDC Contracts May Result in Difficulties – Including an Uncomfortable LawSUIT By: Jack G. Kent and Todd A. Shipley (partners with Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP)    Building remediation and repair is often a source of emotional and financial stress for condominium boards and unit owners. Unfortunately, like death and…