Member to Member Promotions – October 2021

Member to Member Promotions – October 2021 One of the many benefits of membership is our Member to Member (M2M) Program with valuable deals and promotions offered by our members, for our members. Every month we will launch new promotions. This month we feature Cleaning Extraordinaire and VETS Group. Participating in this program is free for our Business Partners…

2021 CCI National Election – Call for Nominations

Call For 2021 National Executive Nominations Attention All CCI Members: CCI National is seeking volunteers who have shown a dedication and commitment to the success of CCI, and have the desire to take a national leadership role within the Canadian Condominium Institute. Eligibility: The members of CCI shall elect National Executives from nominees selected from the…

Canada Votes 2021: Notes for Condominiums

Signs & Federal Elections Unlike the Local Authorities Election Act, which has some flexibility in it, the Canada Elections Act is explicit that a condominium corporation cannot prohibit owners from displaying election signs in their units. From the Elections Canada FAQ: “Property owners do not have the right to prevent tenants from putting up election…

The Summer Issue of Insite to Condos is Now Available!

The Summer Issue of Insite to Condos is Now Available! We are pleased to release the digital version of the Summer Issue of our quarterly magazine, Insite to Condos! Click here for the latest news and developments in the condominium community inside our award-winning magazine. What’s Inside: When Your Condo is Damaged Condominium Corporation Property Insurance:…

Virtual AGMs for Condos – Bill 53

Bill 53 and Virtual AGMs for Condominium Corporations A previous version of this article contained information that has since been updated for condominiums. Please refer to this article and the resources specific to condominiums. Bill 53, which amended section 31 of the Condominium Property Act, passed into law in Alberta on March 26, 2021. The effect of…

Energy Savings Program for Condos

Energy Savings Program for Condominium Corporations Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) will help eligible Alberta condominiums reduce emissions and decrease operating costs with their Energy Savings for Businesses (ESB) program. Recognizing that time is money to Albertans, the program will offer streamlined applications, quick turnaround times, expanded technology lists and clear, timely, comprehensive information. ESB will give condo corps fast…

Multi-Unit Mandatory Waste Sorting Program Surveys (Edmonton)

Multi-Unit Mandatory Waste Sorting Program Surveys CONDO OWNERS & RESIDENTS The City of Edmonton is currently developing a Multi-Unit Mandatory Waste Sorting Program. Starting in 2023, Edmontonians living in multi-unit properties, such as condos, with shared waste containers will be asked to separate food scraps and recycling from their garbage. The City of Edmonton would…

AGMs & COVID-19 – A Government Advocacy Update

AGMs & COVID-19 – A Government Advocacy Update   We are getting many questions from members about holding Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and Special General Meetings (SGMs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday February 1, CCI North Alberta met with representatives from Service Alberta to bring our members’ concerns to their attention. Service Alberta assured…