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  • July 08, 2016
    The city of Vancouver says it will be submitting a report to Council next week that recommends new measures designed to increase the number of family homes in new strata and rental buildings. New policies outlined in a staff report to council would alter the housing mix in new strata buildings and rental buildings by increasing the number of two and three bedroom apartments to create more options for families. In a statement, Mayor Gregor...
  • June 29, 2016
    More and more strata’s are banning the practice of smoking in properties in B.C.  Strata corporations can include the strata lot as well as the common and limited common property. Some B.C. residents have taken the fight for their right to smoke inside their homes to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, but health advocates want the province to adopt laws that would ban smoking in multi-unit housing. Clean Air Coalition of B.C, argues that...
  • May 03, 2016
    What happens when a strata corporation discloses the wrong information on a Form B information certificate*?  Generally, a person who is requesting information from a strata council can rely upon that information as factual. If the strata corporation discloses false information, this means that the person as a result of errors and omissions can sue the corporation. Though a directors & officers insurance policy is optional, many strata...
  • April 04, 2016
    A new study conducted by GLOBE Advisors, a boutique sustainability consulting firm in Vancouver, and released by the Concrete Council of Canada, reveals a substantial gap in the risks and insurance rates between wood frame and concrete mid-rise (six-story) residential buildings.  The cost of insurance for a wood frame building is 6 times greater than that of concrete buildings. The study looked at a particular emphasis on the risk factors...
  • March 17, 2016
    A vacation should be a time for you and your family to relax and not worry about things at home, however when you’re away there are too many things that can go wrong.Your best bet is to think ahead and make sure you are on the same page as your insurance provider. Here are 5 easy tips to protect your property & make sure you rest easy while you’re away this March break.Check with your insurance company – there may be some...
  • February 01, 2016
    December 2015 – The City of Vancouver has approved a number of new and robust rules to help protect its rental tenants. The new sets of rules are to help reinforce tenancy relocation protection policies by requiring developers/landlords to pay moving costs and rent to displaced tenants. The new Tenant Relocation and Protection Policy includes: Landlords are required to increase tenant compensation, with two months of free rent for...


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