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Fall 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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Newsworthy

Exciting Times

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki


Annual Member Awards:

Recognizing Friendships and Bonds with ACMO Honours

The Back Page || Dianne Werbicki

It’s always a pleasure to attend the Annual Member Recognition Luncheon, especially when the opportunity arises to meet up with some of this Association’s original and founding members.


Newsworthy

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

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

ACMO Welcomes New Directors to its Board


Last Word

Decade Four: Recognition 2008-2017

Last Word || Dianne Werbicki

We are featuring each of ACMO’s four decades in CM Magazine this year. Here are highlights from Decade Four:


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.


A Discussion

of Value

Feature || Dianne Werbicki, Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson, RCM, is president of Malvern Condominium Property Management. Bill is this year’s recipient of the Leader of the Year Award. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated team leadership in business practices, and/or in development of professional property managers.


Newsworthy

Licensing, the CAO, and more

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

November 1: A Day For Ontario Condominium Professionals to Remember


Newsworthy

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.


Last Word

ACMO is 40 - Decade Two: Building on the Foundation

Last Word || Dianne Werbicki

We are featuring each of ACMO's four decades in our CM magazine this year. Here are highlights from Decade Two.


Newsworthy

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:


Lighting Retrofit

Proves Cost Effective

Feature || Dianne Werbicki

LED retrofit projects of common element areas are often the first type of energy efficiency project where a condo corporation can see cost savings after initial investment.


Last Word

Decade Three

Last Word || Dianne Werbicki

ACMO is 40 Decade Three: Steady Growth Continues 1998–2007


Newsworthy

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


Newsworthy

Forms, Marijuana, and Licensing

News and Previews || Dianne Werbicki

The June provincial election in Ontario resulted in a majority Progressive Conservative government. Todd Smith, MPP for Bay of Quinte, has been named Minister of Government and Consumer Services as well as Government House Leader. ACMO looks forward to working closely with Minister Smith on issues of importance to our members.


Consumer Protection:

The Backbone of the Condo Act

Feature || Dianne Werbicki

Across the country, Canadian consumers have legal rights that cover the most common consumer transactions including product purchases, many service contracts and other basic and big-ticket business dealings. Consumers who are unsatisfied with certain purchases they have made, or who feel they may have been ripped off or wronged by a vendor or business, can lodge formal complaints at both the federal and provincial levels.