As many of you know, condo lawyer Gerry Hyman has written a regular column in the Saturday Star for many years. On Saturday, July 19 his Condo Law column included questions and answers on the following issues:
- Requisitioned meetings
- Storing bicycles in suites ...Read more
Boards of Directors:
We are pleased to inform you that Brookfield has been re-certified under the ACMO 2000 quality assurance standard. We are 100% compliant with the ACMO 2000 requirements, meeting or exceeding every one of the standards. You can learn more about ACMO 2000 at...Read more
Ontario Energy Board Proposal for Fixed Monthly Electricity Bills is Unfair to Condominiums Brookfield has worked to reduce the amount of electricity used in the common areas of our client buildings by nearly $3.5 Million since mid-2010. We also work to reduce our clients’ utility costs within...Read more
Toronto Condominiums Amalgamate
On June 26, 2014, with the registration of a new declaration, MTCC 1101 and 1120 ceased to exist and were reborn as TSCC 2388 -- the first amalgamated condominium corporation in the City of Toronto and one of perhaps only two in the GTA....Read more
The Ontario Condo Law Blog of July 10, 2014 cites the case of Hogan v. MTCC 595 in which the Board denied a requisition for a meeting from owners on a technicality. The court’s decision made it very clear that the Condominium Act must be regarded as consumer protection legislation, and as such...Read more
Brookfield was asked to present their work on enabling EVs (Electric Vehicles) in condominiums at the Green Living Show on April 25th, 2014. The seminar was organized by CCI-Toronto (Canadian Condominium Institute) and Plug’n Drive with contributions made by the World Wildlife Fund...Read more
We are proud to announce that as of April 1, 2014 we will change our company name from Brookfield Residential Services Ltd. to Brookfield Condominium Services Ltd.
This name change is required to clearly identify our business among the many “Brookfield” companies....Read more
The charging of an electric vehicle or "EV" in condominiums is a complex issue. Our white paper provides leadership on the opportunity of EVs in condominiums by providing a path for our client boards to navigate through the obstacles.
Sales of Plug-In Electric Vehicles (or EVs) grew 50%...Read more
The effort to update our 12 year-old Condominium Act is foremost in many of our minds whether we are property managers or directors.
One of the major themes throughout the public review of the existing Act has been the perceived power imbalance between the board and residents. Mediation...Read more