CCI Eastern Ontario Chapter – Your Condo Connection
The Canadian Condominium Institute leads the National condominium industry by providing education, information awareness and access to expertise by and for our members.
Coast to Coast…we are your condo connection!
The mission of the “Canadian Condominium Institute (“CCI”) a non-profit corporation, is to promote the interests of groups involved in condominiums across Canada including unit Owners, boards of directors, managers, governmental authorities, lenders and others. The CCI achieves this mission by providing leadership and expertise in manners related to the condominium industry.
Special Edition: Focus on smoking in condominiums!
Included in this issue: Engineer's Corner: What is That Smell?! - Legal Corner: Legal Focus on Smoking in Condominiums - Blog Corner: BBQ Season in Condominiums - Lessons Learned Corner: Smoke-Free Condos: From Construction to Conversion - Safety Corner: Exposure to Second Hand Smoke in Condominiums; and more!
To read the Spring 2016 Edition, click here.
Legislative Brief – Recommendations for Amendments to Bill 106: Protecting Condominium Owners Act
To read the Legislative Brief submitted by the Joint Legislative Committee of Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO) and Canadian Condominium Institute, Toronto & Area Chapter, please click here.
Proposed change to Bill 106: Protecting Condominium Owners Act
Owners, Board Members and Property Managers are encouraged to submit their written objection to an amendment by 6:00 pm on October 29, 2015. For details, click here.
The 2015 Professional Services Directory
The 2015 Professional Services Directory is now available. Click here to view and download the directory.
CANADIAN CONDOMINIUM INSTITUTE WELCOMES BILL 106
TORONTO, ON – JUNE 24, 2015 – Condominium owners across Ontario are rejoicing and they are not alone!
The Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI) is also celebrating Bill 106, the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, which the Ontario government tabled on May 27. Positive changes in Bill 106 include establishing mandatory licensing of condo managers and strengthening financial management rules for condo corporations to help prevent fraud and mismanagement.
To read more, click here.
Proposed Amendments to the Condominium Act are Finally Released
Dear CCI Members,
The wait is finally over! The Amendments to the Condominium Acthave finally been introduced at Queen’s Park on May 27, 2015.
The text of this bill, which is formally entitled “An Act to amend the Condominium Act, 1998, to enact the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 and to amend other Acts with respect to condominiums” can finally be reviewed here. It is interesting to note that the bill was introduced as the “Act to Protect Condominium Owners“. This may signal an important shift in what many perceived as a power struggle between the owners and the corporations. This bill, aimed at amending the Condominium Act and at better regulating the industry, is 159 pages long but some of the more important changes include the following.
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The Theory of Reserve Fund Planning
Some of the biggest complaints I hear from condominium owners are: “Why didn’t we properly plan for this expense?” and “Why didn’t we make larger contributions to the reserve fund in the past?” This strikes right to the heart of what condominium reserve fund planning is all about….
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2016 Schedule of Events
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 "A Night with the Experts"
OCTOBER 15, 2016 "CCI Condominium Director Training"
NOVEMBER 19 & 20, 2016 "Fall Directors Course 2016"
NOVEMBER 25, 2016 "ACMO CCI-Kingston 3rd Annual Conference"
What to Look Forward to in 2016!
- January 27 - Lawyers, Guns and Money
- February 24 - The ABC's of Tarion
- March 30 - Insurance: Covering Your Assets
- April 30-May 1 - Spring Directors Course
- April 7 - Lunch and Learn: Self-Managed Boards
- May 4 - The ABC's of Tarion
- May 26, 2016 - Pub Night
- May 27 - ACMO/CCI Conference/Trade Show
- September 28 - A Night with the Experts
- October 15th - Kingston 1 Day Directors Training Course
- October 19 - AGM and Free Seminar
- November 19/20 - Fall Directors Course 2016
- November 25 - ACMO CCI-Kingston 3rd Annual Conference