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Spring 2021 Issue
A look at our condominium communities and how the pandemic has changed how we manage condominiums post-COVID. What will the condos of the future look like given the world today and how will we manage this 'new normal'?

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Snapshot

A quick glance at what’s happening with ACMO and the condominium industry.

News and Previews || Tracey Doherty

In this issue: Welcome to new RCMs, the Auditor General’s report on Condominium Oversight, the Residential Condominium Buyers’ Guide, new resources for condo boards & owners, licensing education changes, and free ACMO virtual events.


Congratulations! To the Graduating RCM Class of 2020

ACMO News

News and Previews || ACMO

ACMO wishes to recognize those members who achieved their RCM designation this year, and have demonstrated a commitment to professionalism and a higher standard of condominium management.


Snapshot

A quick glance at what’s happening with ACMO and the condominium industry.

News and Previews || Tracey Doherty

In this issue: ACMO Hosts its First Virtual Luncheon, The New RCM Registry, Amendments to The Condo Act Relating to a Condo Guide, and the Services and Trades at your Fingertips.


Newsworthy

ACMO’s Welcomes New Directors at Its First Virtual AGM, End to COVID-19 Temporary Changes in Condo Law, Masks in Condos, and Reporting Energy and Water Use

News and Previews || Tracey Doherty

In this issue: ACMO’s welcomes its new directors and holds its first virtual AGM, temporary changes to condo law end, GTA adopts mask by-law, energy and water use benchmarking helps reduce condominium costs, and the Energy Star treasure hunt.


Newsworthy

COVID-19 and Condominiums, the CMRAO Competency Profile, Reporting Energy and Water Use, and the ACMO Strategic Plan

News and Previews || Tracey Doherty

In this issue: The COVID-19 crisis in condominiums, the CMRAO releases the Competency Profile for Condo Managers in Ontario, Reporting energy and water use in condominiums, and the ACMO Strategic Plan is published.


Condominium Act Update

Condo Reform – 2020 is the Year!

News and Previews || Armand Conant & Inderpreet Suri

In this article, we will summarize some of the proposals that the government has already enacted and those that we can look forward to in 2020.


Newsworthy

CAO Updates, Electricity Rebate, Member Renewals and More

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

In this issue: Temporary reduction to CAO’s annual assessment fees to continue for 2020–2021; New Ontario Electricity Rebate; CAO Assumes Forms Responsibilities; Public Comment Closes for Proposals under the Condominium Act, 1998; and ACMO Member Renewals. 


Property Manager Shortage

Impacts and Opportunities

News and Previews || Tania Haluk & Brad Wells

The annual Condominium Conference is the place to be for idea exchange and industry discussion. One session, in particular, assessed the very real issue of a shortage of property managers and how this will impact condominiums in the future. Here, in a special to CM magazine, are the assessments of two of that session’s presenters – Tanya Haluk and Brad Wells, RCM.


Newsworthy

Technology to Manage Business and Life

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki


Do You Have a Transitional General Licence?

Fundamentals of Management

News and Previews || Janice Schenk


Newsworthy

Exciting Times

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki


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. 


Newsworthy

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

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

ACMO Welcomes New Directors to its Board


Newsworthy

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.