News & Updates

 

June 8, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

June 3: Alberta Government Passed Order in Council - Use of Reserve Fund During Emergency

On June 1, 2020, the Government of Alberta passed an Order in Council making changes to the Condominium Property Act Regulations allowing condominium boards to borrow from reserve funds during states of emergency and requiring repayment of the borrowing within 2 years.

A summary of the changes is shown below:

When…

Read more


May 19, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Podcast April 23, 2020: Fire Code Compliance in the Time of a Pandemic & Annual Fire Inspections

This information is part of the April 23, 2020 Podcast which can be found HERE

Frank Schroder | Calgary Fire Department

Bio

Frank Schroder has been involved in fire service for nearly 28 years, 18 of which were in a professional, salaried position. Prior to joining the Calgary Fire…

Read more


April 30, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Podcast April 23, 2020: Temporary Relief to Protect Condominium Dwellers

This information is part of the April 23, 2020 Podcast which can be found HERE

Laurie S. Kiedrowski and Stephanie D. Whyte | McLeod Law LLP  
April 14, 2020

 

It's nice to have the opportunity to impart some good news for a change. We must confess that…

Read more


April 15, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Important Ministerial Order Impacting Condominiums

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, under the authority of the Public Health Act, the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, issued a Ministerial Order to temporarily modify provisions in several acts and regulations related to timelines, location and distance, as well as utility payments and access to information…

Read more


March 27, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

COVID-19 HVAC Best Practices

Currently there is no evidence that COVID-19 is an airborne virus. It appears to be transmitted via droplets and direct contact with contaminated surfaces. That said, small particles can remain airborne for a period of time. Any well designed and well-maintained HVAC system incorporates the following:

March 19, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Condo Owner & Visitor Disclosure as COVID-19 Crisis Unfolds

An interesting legal perspective on condos with regards to access and disclosure for board members and managers

CLICK To read the article - REMI Network

The attached article references a webinar - which may be accessed here

Read more


March 12, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Builders Lien Act and Prompt Payment & Adjudication Legislation Prompt Payment Survey

On January 24, 2019, Adrian Breitwieser and Ryan Coles of CCI South attended stakeholder consultations regarding changes to the Builder’s Lien Act and new Prompt Payment and Adjudication Legislation. The topic will affect condominiums as condominiums are “owners” under the Builder’s Lien Act and must abide by construction legislation when completing any…

Read more


March 12, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

Alberta Condominium Insurance Update & Survey

As we are all aware, Alberta condominiums are continuing to struggle with insurance increases.

The insurance industry and government have been made aware of the problem. Last week, in an effort to address the problem, the Insurance Bureau of Canada held a full day stakeholders roundtable in Edmonton. This was…

Read more


January 25, 2020 - By CCI South Alberta

CONDO OWNERS - Important Insurance Info You Need to Know!

Effective Janaury 1, 2020, Condominium Corporations will be able to seek recovery of the deductible portion of the Corporation's insurance claim (up to a maximum of $50,000) from an Owner for damages that originates from the Owner's unit or privacy area.

To read the full notice CLICK HERE

Read more


December 2, 2019 - By CCI South Alberta

CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY ACT: Balance protection for owners while allowing boards and corporations to run more effectively UPDATE:

CCI South Alberta: These Revised Regulation Changes Will Better Serve Condo Unit Owners

The Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter (CCISAC) is pleased to support the new Condominium Property regulations released by the Government of Alberta on November 27, 2019. In June 2019, Service Alberta Minister, Nate Glubish, acted upon…

Read more


 
 

 


© 2020 CCI South Alberta Chapter
PO BOX 38107, Calgary, AB T3K 4Y0
Tel 403 253-9082 • Email admin@ccisouthalberta.com