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Fall 2020 Issue
People from all walks of life have chosen the condominium lifestyle. How do you manage an inclusive, cooperative environment that brings out the best in everyone? In this issue, we discuss the challenges and opportunities involved in managing a diverse community.

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President's Message

Lessons Learned

Message from the President || Dean McCabe

These unprecedented times have presented many new challenges to the condominium management profession. For the first time, managers have had to focus as much on the health of their community as on managing the property. Managers became “essential workers,” demonstrating the professionalism, adaptability and flexibility that lies under the surface of what we do every day.


The Impending Deadline for Transitional General Licensees

The RCM Advantage

Feature || Dean McCabe

The impending deadline for Transitional General Licensees to complete the transition and obtain their General License has created a fear that many experienced managers will choose to walk away from the profession rather than complete the educational requirements.


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.

 


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.


The Right

to Access Records

Feature || Dean McCabe

Anyone who works in condominiums has heard it said before, “access to records is the single largest cause for disputes in condominiums…”.