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December 14, 2021 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || awarding costs || CAT's expanding jurisdiction || CAT’s jurisdiction || common elements || condo corporation policies || Condominium Act || condominium communities || condominium owners || courtesy || disagreements || Dispute Resolution || dogs || duties of condominium corporations || enforcing bylaws || fairness || light || noise || nuisance || Occupier’s Liability Act || odour || pets || vapours || vibrations
Author: Sonja Hodis, Hodis Law

CAT’s Evolution – January 1, 2022 sees a further expansion of their jurisdiction

The Condominium Authority Tribunal (commonly known as CAT) has gone through quite an evolution since its inception which occurred as a result of the 2017 changes to the Condominium Act (the “Act”). 

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October 28, 2021 - Blog Post Tag(s): be prepared || common elements || duties of condominium corporations || elevator safety || mobility issues
Author: Rolly Mechler, Elevator One Inc. - Sales & Marketing Manager

Top 5 Elevator Safety Tips

Elevators are critical pieces of any apartment or condo as they transport precious cargo (people) every day.

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October 27, 2021 - Blog Post Tag(s): accident || be prepared || common elements || condominium communities || duties of condominium corporations || duty of care || hot tub || injuries || Occupier’s Liability Act || swimming pool || water safety
Author: Ashley Winberg, Elia Associates PC

Water Safety and Your Condo

Residing in a condominium that is situated on a lake or has a hot tub, pool and/or pond is a huge perk in the summer months but comes with significant risk and potential liability.

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October 26, 2021 - Blog Post Tag(s): be kind to your neighbour || common element etiquette || common elements || Community || condominium owners || courtesy || Dispute Resolution || don't sweat the small stuff || fairness || good hygiene || gratitude || manners || respect || sharing
Author: Patricia Elia, Elia Associates PC

Common Element Etiquette

As we emerge back into society, we thought the following common element etiquette rules would be helpful.

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October 26, 2021 - Blog Post Tag(s): be prepared || common element etiquette || common elements || Community || condo corporation policies || condo repairs || condominium owners || dryer vents || duties of condominium corporations || fire alarms || fire code || fire extinguishers || fire in condo unit || fire safety compliance || fire safety in condos || fire safety plan || practice fairness || sharing || smoke || smoke alarms || stay or go policy
Author: Michele Farley, FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd.

Tips for Sustainable Fire Safety and Fire Code Compliance

Fire Safety has always been an important topic. Now, with more people being home because of COVID we are seeing a significant increase in home fires and home fire fatalities. This makes this topic even more important than ever for corporations, Boards of Directors and individual unit owners!

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