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The Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 (PCOA) received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015. The PCOA amends the Condominium Act, 1998 and creates the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (CMSA). On December 16, 2016, a draft of the proposed regulations for the...Read more

Senior Brookfield management, including President Sandro Zuliani and Regional Manager Katherine Gow, have joined the City of Toronto’s consultative process on developing regulations for short-term rentals in Toronto. Sandro and Katherine participated in a stakeholders’ meeting on March 23rd...Read more

Brookfield Condominium Services has focused on helping their clients reduce their energy costs for almost 10 years now.  In 2016, we delivered an additional $1.8 million dollars of energy savings to our clients, bringing the cumulative value of energy savings to $25 million dollars....Read more

Our in-house energy manager pays dividends to our clients in many ways.  In this case, our work meant Brookfield’s clients were first in-line for a Toronto Hydro program called...Read more

The Ontario Government has introduced a consultation draft of the General Regulation under the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015, for public review and feedback.

The proposed General Regulation...Read more

On October 19, 2016, the Ontario legislature passed Bill 13, which will reduce residential electricity bills by 8%, an amount equal to the provincial portion of the HST starting January 1, 2017. Although the regulations that will put the rebate into practice are yet to be drafted, we are confident...Read more

The Law firm of Lash Condo Law has developed an excellent resource for condominiums dealing with smoke issues.  A Directors Guide to Smoking in Condominiums provides guidance for dealing with...Read more

In November 2015, the province initiated an independent review of the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation.

The Honourable J. Douglas Cunningham, QC was appointed as a special advisor to review protections for owners of new homes and identify...Read more

Last week, we were excited to roll out PUMPsaver, a new Toronto Hydro program where Brookfield-managed buildings will be first in line to start saving on electricity.

We are encouraged by the throne speech announcing the Ontario government’s intention to reduce electricity bills by 8%. ...Read more

As managers, we are very aware that our clients are seeing an almost 18% increase to their electricity bills from last year – mostly from the ending of the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit in January 2016 and the warmer weather this summer that increased cooling costs.  This is why we were excited...Read more

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