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October 9, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

SURVEY INVITATION ON Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal Development

The Alberta Condominium Tribunal Engagement forwarded an invitation to CCI South Alberta to participate in an online public survey gathering input on a condominium dispute resolution tribunal, as part of regulatory development work under the Condominium Property Amendment Act (CPAA).  

In Canada, the provinces of Ontario, B.C., and Nova Scotia operate condominium…

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August 20, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

RECA Restructuring and Licensing and Educating Condo Property Managers

 

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Description automatically generatedThe Government of Alberta has amended the Real Estate Act (REA) and as part of this will restructure the governance model and will refocus the organization of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA).…

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August 13, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Ministerial Order SA 009/2020 Expiry Notice

CCI South Alberta received the following important update from Service Alberta this afternoon:

Please note that Ministerial Order 009/2020 will be expiring on August 14, 2020. This Ministerial Order suspended a number of sections of Service Alberta’s legislation in light of the public health emergency. In regards to the condominium…

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July 27, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

RECA ANNOUNCES: Upcoming Consultation of the Standards of Practice: For Condominium Managers

The Government of Alberta has charged the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) to create a licensing program for condominium managers. Consultations will be open to all stakeholders and the public commencing on August 14 until November 12, 2020. In compliance with Covid-19 restrictions, sessions will be online…

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June 8, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

June 3: Alberta Government Passed Order in Council - Use of Reserve Fund During Emergency

On June 1, 2020, the Government of Alberta passed an Order in Council making changes to the Condominium Property Act Regulations allowing condominium boards to borrow from reserve funds during states of emergency and requiring repayment of the borrowing within 2 years.

A summary of the changes is shown below:

When…

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May 19, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Podcast April 23, 2020: Fire Code Compliance in the Time of a Pandemic & Annual Fire Inspections

This information is part of the April 23, 2020 Podcast which can be found HERE

Frank Schroder | Calgary Fire Department

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Frank Schroder has been involved in fire service for nearly 28 years, 18 of which were in a professional, salaried position. Prior to joining the Calgary Fire…

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April 30, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Podcast April 23, 2020: Temporary Relief to Protect Condominium Dwellers

This information is part of the April 23, 2020 Podcast which can be found HERE

Laurie S. Kiedrowski and Stephanie D. Whyte | McLeod Law LLP  
April 14, 2020

 

It's nice to have the opportunity to impart some good news for a change. We must confess that…

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April 15, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Important Ministerial Order Impacting Condominiums

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, under the authority of the Public Health Act, the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, issued a Ministerial Order to temporarily modify provisions in several acts and regulations related to timelines, location and distance, as well as utility payments and access to information…

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March 27, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

COVID-19 HVAC Best Practices

Currently there is no evidence that COVID-19 is an airborne virus. It appears to be transmitted via droplets and direct contact with contaminated surfaces. That said, small particles can remain airborne for a period of time. Any well designed and well-maintained HVAC system incorporates the following:

March 19, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Condo Owner & Visitor Disclosure as COVID-19 Crisis Unfolds

An interesting legal perspective on condos with regards to access and disclosure for board members and managers

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The attached article references a webinar - which may be accessed here

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