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Summer 2019 Issue

It's one year since the first round of legislative changes to the Condominium Act have been implemented. What is the impact on condominium managers and management companies? Read our thought-provoking articles to find out.

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A Day in the Life:

The Snake and the Candle

News and Previews || Lori Dunlop

We’re pleased to launch a new series of occasional articles that highlight some of the funnier moments in the lives of our condominium managers. 


ACMO’s 2019–2020 Board, Reduced Licence Fees and Condo Conference

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

ACMO Welcomes New Directors to its Board


ACMO Awards; CAO Updates

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

Each year ACMO honours the best of the condominium industry with its annual awards. Individuals are nominated by fellow peers, board members, professionals and trades in various award categories. Submissions are reviewed and tabulated by the Awards Selection Committee chaired by Chris Antipas, RCM. Members include John Abedrabbo, Armand Conant, Jim Davidson, Peter Leong and Sally Thompson. Deborah Bechard, RCM, and ACMO director, is chair of Awards.

In Memoriam:

Dennis Olorenshaw

News and Previews || Dean McCabe

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Denis Olorenshaw earlier this year. Denis was a very familiar face to everyone involved in ACMO during our formative years. His dedication and talents helped develop the CM Magazine and his presence behind the camera at ACMO events helped us mark the time as the Association grew.



Ministry Updates

News and Previews || unknown

Licensing Update

On December 16, 2016 a draft of the proposed regulations for the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 was released for public consideration and comment.

Condo Act Reform

ACMO’s Submission on First Draft Regulation

News and Previews || Dean McCabe

In late December 2016, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services issued a first draft regulation that supports the implementation of the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA). As members will recall, the CMSA will regulate and administer the licensing of condominium managers and management companies across Ontario.

Your Letters

All of us at ACMO appreciate reader comments

News and Previews || unknown

All of us at ACMO appreciate reader comments. Please continue to send them to us at or via the Association’s website


Licensing, the CAO, and more

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

November 1: A Day For Ontario Condominium Professionals to Remember


From Elevators to Deductibles

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

The condominium industry is moving at a fast pace. Here are some newsworthy items that ACMO is watching and will report on from time to time to keep members and CM readers up to speed.

Your Letters

The Unfortunate Reality

News and Previews || Shawn Pulver

The Unfortunate Reality: Some Condominium Owners Taking Advantage of the Rights Afforded Under AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code – a reply to a letter in spring CM magazine.


ACMO Courses Named a Requirement for Licensing

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

It has been an eventful summer for the condominium management industry and for professional condominium managers across this province. After several years of public consultations, ongoing meetings and expert roundtables to revise and update the Condominium Act, 1998, results and outcomes are now rolling out. In brief, here are some of the highlights and milestones:

Eco Rebates

& Incentives

News and Previews || unknown

Savvy managers and directors should always be on the lookout for opportunities to ‘go green’. New condo constructions are often built to LEED® standards or incorporate eco-advantages such as energy efficient windows, green roofs, solar panels, low voltaic paints and LED lighting.

What are You Doing

in Your Condo Community?

News and Previews || unknown

At High Park Lofts (437 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto) which is a geothermal building, we have changed toilets (the Board gave each resident a rebate of $100.00 for each low flow toilet installed), changed faucet aerators (the Board paid all the cost) and will be offering all residents the opportunity to replace shower heads with low-flow shower heads all at the Board’s costs.


ontinuing Educaation, Cabinet Shuffles, CAT Decisions and Condo Conference 2019

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

NEW Continuing Education Requirements for Condo Manager General Licence Renewal in 2019

22nd Annual

Condominium Conference

News and Previews || Ashley Chiaramida

This year’s Condominium Conference, organized jointly by ACMO and CCI- Toronto, was another great success! With over 1200 delegates, a vast educational program, upwards of 200 exhibitors and almost 40 sponsors, this year’s event wasn’t one to be missed.