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Graeme Macpherson

Condo Events in Ottawa – Coming up Soon!

As we come out of the tail end of this year’s second or third winter (I’ve lost count), we can see on the horizon that summer is around the corner. Beaches, patios, frisbee in the park, and (in the Ottawa region) two great new condo networking and learning opportunities! Both of these fantastic events will […]

2019 Ottawa Condominium Conference – 3 Directors for the Price of 2

As we enter that special Canadian time of year where we keep getting teased with Spring weather, that can only mean one thing: the annual CCI-EO/ACMO Conference in Ottawa is around the corner! This year, the conference is being held on May 11, 2019. Like last year, the conference is taking place on a Saturday in […]

Must Condos Making Renovations Implement Accessibility Measures?

Staying on top of accessibility issues can be a challenging task. There are many factors to juggle and many important rights to balance against one another. On top of all of this are the obvious financial  and logistical concerns that can accompany making a building accessible. One worry that some corporations may have is, if they […]

Disclosure Statements: Say it Right and Say it Clearly

When purchasing a condominium unit, it is absolutely vital that you know what exactly it is you are getting yourself into. Accordingly, the Act imposes specific disclosure obligations onto declarants attempting to sell a unit. This is done through section 72 of the Condo Act. In the same vein, section 74 of the Act provides […]

Upcoming Events and Learning Opportunities: February/March 2019

Are you looking for networking opportunities or to get more knowledgeable on condo matters? Here is the list of the known condo training and networking events for February and March in Ontario. Each of these offers a unique opportunity to gain condo knowledge and to meet with other like-minded condo-driven individuals.  Read on to find an event near […]

Must Condos Include Materials in a Meeting Package if Owners Demand It?

Allow me to paint a small picture in your minds. Condo 123’s AGM is coming up. Accordingly, the Board sends out a preliminary notice of meeting. As per the Act, the Board includes an invitation that owners may provide any material they want included in the subsequent notice of meeting. The Board also provides the required […]

CAI Canada’s Inaugural Conference & Expo 2019

CAI Canada is holding its first annual condo conference on February 7th 2019! The conference is being held in Toronto at 55 Barber Greene Road starting at 8:00 am going until 3:30 pm.  The itinerary is chock full of seminars sure to provide tonnes of practical tips and information. In fact, Condo Adviser’s own Rod […]

Condo Year in Review: Top Five Decisions of 2018

Well, we’ve done it! Congratulations to all on making it through another year. As we approach the end of 2018, there can only be one thing on your minds: the countdown. No, not the New Years countdown, the countdown of some of our favorite 2018 condo decisions of course! 1. Lessons from the CAT Okay, […]

Upcoming Events and Learning Opportunities: November 2018

Are you looking for networking opportunities or to get more knowledgeable on condo matters? Here is the list of the known condo training and networking events for November in Ontario. Each of these offers a unique opportunity to gain condo knowledge and to meet with other like-minded condo-driven individuals.  Read on to find an event near you. November […]

Cannabis Rules: What Do Condo Owners Think?

I know what you are thinking: “Please, not another post on cannabis.” I hear you. I really do. Over the last while, updates regarding the legalization of cannabis have saturated the news.  We have also written several posts about how condos should prepare for and react to cannabis’ legalization. What I hope this post provides, […]