The Ontario Government has recently expanded business closures and limited the list of essential services that are allowed to continue providing services at the moment.
During these challenging times, the CMRAO has continued to receive and respond to a variety of questions from the condominium management sector regarding board meetings, annual general meetings (AGMs), requisitioned meetings, and use of common spaces.
How do we balance the needs and interests of the condominium corporation, the unit owner in arrears, and all other 3rd parties (e.g. mortgagees) who have an interest in the collection of common expenses?
Essential Services: Maintenance, repair and property management services strictly necessary to manage and maintain the safety, security, sanitation and essential operation of institutional, commercial, industrial and residential properties and buildings.
The obligations that condominium corporations have as employers are one of many concerns related to COVID-19. Here are some frequent questions regarding this matter and advice on how best to address the issues.
Over the past couple of weeks, Canadians have been inundated with information regarding COVID-19 as the pandemic’s epicentre reaches North America. Here are the most recent government updates:
We’ve all been swamped with an avalanche of blog posts and notices related to COVID-19 in condos. There are so many of them it’s hard to keep up. To help you with this, we’re reviewed multiple posts and are providing, below, a Top-10 list of precautions corporations ought to have …
Many real estate services were deemed to be essential, and unit sales have not yet seen a decline. Thus, a question that has arisen amongst condominium corporations is what – if anything – should be included on the status certificate as it relates to COVID-19?
AGM season is quickly approaching with many condominiums required by the Condominium Act, 1998, to hold their AGMs by the end of June (for those with a December 31st year-end). Currently, the advice of most condo lawyers is to postpone any non-essential meetings.
The CAO is receiving queries from condominium corporations regarding owners’ meetings and upcoming Annual General Meetings (AGMs), given the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. If your meeting is less than a month away, it may be in the best interests of owners to consider postponing it if possible.