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Almost municipal election season in Ontario. Condo Act sec 118 allows candidates to canvas in condos – (

The verdict from the Toronto mayoral debate at Canadian Condominium Institute today: ( #voteTO

RT @RyanTotesau: Condo City – What does this mean for Toronto’s singles?

Brantford condo owners praise city for good municipal services: (via @BrantNews)

Condo board botches fire system upgrade; owners steamed. Ottawa condo owners raise alarm:

OHSA charges laid against contractor & supplier in Xmas Eve platform collapse that killed 4 workers Hattip: @lisastam

Hamilton changes rules to let condos apply for financial grants to restore historical buildings: (via @thespec)

Another case of board failing to communicate with owners. Condo residents back former superintendent: (@OttawaCitizen)

Dumb. Why not focus on going forward? Ottawa: Fight to reinstate condo superintendent continues:

Survey will reveal that people don’t know what they’re buying into. RT @nationalpost: Condo can’t-do

Owners at Hamilton converted condo hit with $10K special assessments to repair concrete in garage (via @TheSpec)

Sour grapes for being asleep at the switch? Owners of Toronto condo under court administration to stage rally:

RT @condobusiness City of #Toronto recognizes Brookfield energy reduction initiatives


Rule-making as a feature of Canadian culture: @nationalpost) Q: Are condos as bad as government?

Improved home construction standards needed but may cause hike in home prices in AB – (via @edmontonjournal)

Leasehold condo property – delight deals or potential nightmares? (via @globeandmail) article: Edengrove Beach up for condo award:

POP goes the bubble. RT @StarBusiness: ‘Moderate correction’ coming in real estate: TD Bank

Wasn’t the memo translated? Condo-mania sweeping Montreal; Selling quickly, thousands of new homes planned: (Gazette)

RT @VPFranco Strata Pres defends defamation suit re: wording used in "Update"; staring alone does not amount to actionable nuisance…

Alberta condo law review excluding unit owners, say critics – (via CBC Calgary)

New condo regulations pondered in Manitoba –

Unsure if this applies to condo unit owners – Solar panel installation gets bank backing – (via @globeandmail)


Cuban condo development to boom? – Foreign investors get 99-year lease on state land «

Property manager pleads guilty to stealing $2.3M from 19 condos/co-ops to feed lottery habit –

RT @NBCNewYork: Luxury Condos Asking the Feds for Help –

RT @SeaCondoAtty: NPR: policymakers rethinking homeownership as an American ideal.

NY court decision requiring refund of condo deposit could chill development nationwide, lawyers say – ABA Journal:

Nothing wrong with aggressive debt collection! RT @legalpost: Bailiffs want to seize puppies over debt