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Year: 2020

What “Lockdown” Means for Peel and Toronto Condos

As announced last Friday, Peel and Toronto Health Regions were placed under “Lockdown” as of midnight on November 23, 2020.  In this blog post, we discuss what this regional lockdown mean for condos in these regions. Don’t miss our Holiday Webinar (!) on December 2, at 5 pm: A year in review, preparing your condo for the […]

Toronto & Peel Moved to Lockdown Restrictions

On November 20, 2020, Ontario announced that it was moving Toronto and Peel into “lockdown” restrictions under its COVID-19 Response framework.  The province announced that these necessary measures were being taken to limit community transmission of COVID-19 in order to keep schools open, safeguard health system capacity, and protect the province’s most vulnerable populations. Additional […]

Holiday Webinar: A Year in Review and Condo Jeopardy Competition! (Dec. 2 at 5pm)

Our Holiday Webinar is around the corner! Join us for our 2020 year in review and our Condo Jeopardy Competition – our tribute to Alex Trebek.   This one is going to be informative and fun! Here’s the registration link, but read on to learn more about the exciting topics and line up. Date:  December 2, […]

Confused by Colour Zones and Restrictions? Try our COVID tool

Are you confused by Ontario’s Colour Zones and applicable restrictions? Look no further.  We have decoded these for you and prepared a COVID-Sheet for each colour zones and, in some cases, for specific municipalities. Don’t miss our Holiday Webinar (!) on December 2, at 5 pm: A year in review, preparing your condo for the holiday […]

Condo Gyms & Pools Under Ontario’s New COVID-19 Colour-Coded Restrictions

In our last post, we discussed Ontario’s new colour-coded COVID response framework. In this post, we cover how these new colour-coded restrictions impact condo gyms and pools in Ontario. Update: Confused about colour zones and applicable restrictions? We now have a new tool to help you figure out which restrictions apply to your specific region.  […]

Condos Under Ontario’s New Colour-Coded COVID Framework

On November 3, 2020, Ontario revamped its COVID-19 response framework, moving from a “Stage” categorization to a new colour-coded system. Under this new framework, all of Ontario’s 34 Public Health Units are being placed in one of five colour categories, each with increasing COVID response restrictions. The 5 colour levels range from green (at the […]

The Battle of Otterlo – A Remembrance Post

Every November, we pause to remember those who paid the ultimate price for our collective freedom. This year, as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, let us remember the little-known Canadian battle of Otterlo. Liberation of Holland Once the battle of Normandy was won on August 25, 1944, the First Canadian […]

Webinar: Excel at Virtual AGMs (and Covid Update) (Nov. 4 @ 5pm)

Date: Nov. 4, 2020 Topics: Ontario’s new Colour-Coded COVID Response Framework Virtual AGMs and E-Voting: What notices are required? Do proxies continue to have a use? How to calculate quorum? How to bring and second motions? How to take questions and answers? How to best present your reports? How to deal with owner-occupied positions? Speakers […]

Possible Protection for Condos Who Make Best Efforts to Follow COVID Regulations

Ontario has announced today that it will introduce a piece of legislation which, if passed, will provide protection for workers, volunteers and organizations that make an honest effort to follow public health guidelines and laws relating to exposure to COVID-19. Don’t miss our Holiday webinar on December 2, at 5 pm: A year in review, […]

Condo Pools (and Libraries) Under Ontario’s Modified Stage 2

Last Friday, Ontario rolled Toronto, Ottawa and Peel back to a modified Stage 2 set of restrictions. We blogged about this already. Earlier this week, we blogged on the impact this had on condo gyms and fitness rooms. We promised you a follow up blog post on condo pools.  Here it is. Keep in mind […]