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  • Legal Costs for Condominium Corporations: A Refresher

    The law relating to legal expenses in litigation involving Alberta condominium corporations is evolving, but remains far from settled. In several recent decisions of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (Toronto-Dominion Bank v Bachand, 2021 ABQB 271, Tutt v The Owners: Condominium Plan No. 7822572, 2 … Read more »

  • Saskatchewan Condominium Invests in Bitcoin

    I’ve recently learned that a condominium corporation in Saskatchewan has invested some of the corporation’s funds in the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin. The corporation purchased 0.4 bitcoin at a price of $25,000, and according to media on the story, it intends to make continuing monthly investment … Read more »

  • Condo Update: Electronic Meetings Now Authorized

    Bill 53, Service Alberta Statutes (Virtual Meetings) Amendment Act, 2021, is now in force. Section 5, relating to the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020 came into force today by Royal Assent on March 26, 2021. The remainder of the Act (including those provisions that amended the Condominium … Read more »

  • Coming Soon? Virtual Meetings for Condominiums

    I was recently pleased to learn about the tabling of Bill 53 – Service Alberta Statutes (Virtual Meeting) Amendment Act. The Bill is scheduled for a continuation of Second Reading and debate during today’s legislative session. If passed, the Condominium Property Act, RSA 2000 c C-22 (the “Act”) woul … Read more »

  • Understanding Board Member Duties: When Condo Boards Fail

    Boards of directors for condominium corporations are typically comprised of volunteers. Depending on the eligibility requirements in the corporation’s bylaws, these are more often than not members of the corporation, that is, unit owners. For residential condominiums, this means that the directors a … Read more »