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  • July 21, 2015
    According to the Strata Property Act of B.C., the strata council must provide copies of all cancelled cheques and books of deposit, correspondence sent or received by the strata corporation and written contracts to which the strata is a party upon the request of an owner, tenant, or a former owner or former tenant during their period of residence or ownership, within 2 weeks of request. Although Strata Councils are protected by the Personal...
  • June 30, 2015
    The B.C. Government has proclaimed June as a Smoke-Free Multi Unit Housing Month. The Heart and Stroke Foundation along with the B.C. Lung Association want people to know that it is legal for strata corporations to adopt a non-smoking bylaw banning smoking inside units and on balconies. B.C. currently has the lowest smoking rate in the country at 14% Nearly 50% of British Columbians who live in condos experience unwanted smoke from their...
  • June 11, 2015
    June 8th, 2015 – Minister of Finance Kevin Sorenson and Financial Literacy leader Jane Rooney launched a National Strategy for Financial Literacy. The strategy is a call-to-action for all Canadians to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to make good financial decisions. It will focus on 3 main goals; manage money and debt wisely, plan and save for the future, prevent and protect against fraud and financial abuse. Here are...
  • May 11, 2015
    A guide issued by the Condominium Home Owner’s Association of BC (CHOA) and their partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Mines has issued a guide to encourage strata corporations to install more electric vehicle charging stations on their properties. Strata corporations in BC present unique opportunities, circumstances and conditions for energy upgrades and modernization. The installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) is...
  • May 05, 2015
    Although it may seem like a convenient solution to transfer bylaws between strata corporations, there are legalities, pitfalls and risks associated providing bylaws written for another strata corporation and cannot usually be transferred. Bylaws are written for strata corporations to take into consideration their specific needs, the limitations of any enactment of law, their current strata plan, and any other restrictions or covenants that may...
  • April 20, 2015
    New Amendments to The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act (CRTA) The new amendments were introduced last month in March with intentions to improve access to justice by requiring parties who use the justice system to resolve their minor strata and small claims disputes to use the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT), Canada’s first ever online tribunal. If passed, the CRTA amendments will expand the CRT’s authority by making it the primary...

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