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Halloween Safety Tips and Reminders

With the festivities of Halloween approaching we wish to take this opportunity to provide a few reminder and tips for everyone to with respect to Halloween.  Tips & Reminder for Townhome Communities We would encourage all residents to leave external lighting on, especially if...
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Cannabis Legalization in Condominiums

Legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic in politics, the news, and in condominium communities for some time now – ever since the Federal Liberals announced the Cannabis Act.   Effective tomorrow, October 17, 2018, it will be legal to purchase recreational marijuana in Ontario...
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Election Canvassing

Did you know that in December 2016 the Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed Bill 45 Election Statue Law Amendment Act, 2016 which changes the rights of political canvassers in multi-unit residential buildings? This new piece of legislation is very important with the Provincial Election period...
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Seasonal Tips for Spring 2018

Spring is arriving today, and we say goodbye to Winter 2017/2018. With each change in season, special considerations need to be taken by a Condominium Corporation as well by individual Unit Owners.   - Clocks recently were brought forward 1 hour for daylight savings time.   It is...
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Phase 1 – Condominium Legislation Changes

The first phase of legislative changes created by the Protection Condominium Owner’s Act, 2015 are in effect as of today, November 1, 2017.   Malvern’s team of Property Managers has been preparing for, and are ready to implement the changes taking effect with this initial phase of...
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Fall Air Conditioning & Heating Switchover

Today, September 21, 2017 is the last full day of Summer.  Although this year it seems that Summer temperatures were late to get started, the beginning of Fall is shaping up to be beautiful!  We hope that all condominium residents have an opportunity to enjoy the weather and outside space in...
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Websites for New Regulatory Authorities

Two new regulatory authorities formed as a result of recent changes to Condominium legislation in Ontario have launched their websites.  These websites will keep interested individuals updated as the authorities prepare for the regulations under the new Act to become effective, which is expected...
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Seasonal Tips for Spring

Spring has finally arrived after a long winter 2016-2017.  With each change in season, special considerations need to be taken by a Condominium Corporation as well by individual Unit Owners. Clocks recently were brought forward 1 hour for daylight savings time.   It is important that all...
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Winter Planning for Condominiums

Proactive planning is very important in the smooth operation of a Condominium Corporation.  Throughout the winter months, most major projects from the previous summer season have been completed, allowing your Property Manager to take time to look to the Spring and beyond. Throughout the winter,...
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What to Expect after an Insurable Loss

From time-to-time, major emergencies can occur in a condominium corporation.  It is unfortunate when residents are affected within their suites.  What can you expect when disaster strikes from a recovery perspective? We asked IBX Services to provide us some details on dealing with these...