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
Being a director on a condominium board is a tremendous responsibility. Boards of directors are expected to oversee the governance of a condominium community. Two major components of that governance function involve balancing the, often competing, interests of the many residents of the community...Read more