Northwestern Ontario Archived Events

Bill 106 Proposed Changes to the Condo Act.

 

Date: Saturday November 7th, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Location: Masonic Temple, (Lakehead Shrine Club) 
1600 Dease Street, Thunder Bay ON

 

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CONDO CASES IN REVIEW - The "What If's" in Review

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

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Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Registration begins at 8:30am
Location: MASONIC TEMPLE, 1600 Dease Street (Lakehead Shrine Club)
Enrollment Fees: CCI Members $60
Non-Members $95
coffee, tea and snacks included

Topics include:

  • Mandatory education for new condo board members,
  • New monthly government fees for every Ontario Condo,
  • New uses for Reserve Funds,
  • New dispute resolution officer for condo disputes,
  • What is the "Condo Office" and what are its powers?
  • and much more!

SPEAKERJames Davidson, LLP

James (Jim) Davidson is a partner at Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP, and has been a member of the firm's Condominium Law Practice Group for over 30 years. He represents condominium corporations, their directors, owners, and insurers throughout Eastern Ontario. His experience also includes building deficiencies, shared property interests, co-ownership and construction law. Jim ws proud to receive the "Ron Danks National Volunteer Leadership Award", which was awarded byt the CCI National Chapter, for Jim's long-time work on CCI's quarterly publication "Condo Cases Across Canada".

Please register in advance by visiting http://www.cci.ca/NWOntario/Events/events.html 
or by calling 807-345-5963 between 9am and 12 noon.

* This course will earn RECO attendees one MCE credit for each hour of education. RECO attendees will need to provide their Registration number, check in and out, to comply with requirements.


CONDO REFORM - What you need to know! 

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

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Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:30am
Location: MASONIC TEMPLE, 1600 Dease Street (Lakehead Shrine Club)
Enrollment Fees: CCI Members $60 for each participant (includes HST)
Non-Members $95 for each participant (includes HST)
coffee, tea and snacks included

SPEAKER: Armand Conant, Partner
Shibley Righton, LLP

  • New monthly government fees for every condo in Ontario
  • Mandatory education for new condo board members
  • New dispute resolution officer for condo disputes
  • What is the "condo office" and what are its powers?
  • New uses for reserve funds
  • Two budgets will be needed. You need to know why!
  • Licensing requirements for condo managers.
  • And much more.

Armand Conant, B.Eng., LL.B., D.E.S.S. (Sorbonne)

Armand heads up the condominium law department of the full service law firm of Shibley Righton LLP and represents numerous condominium corporations across central Ontario.

Armand resides in Toronto, is a Past-President of the Canadian Condominium Institute (Toronto), where he also serves on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Legislative Committee which has completed and submitted an extensive legislative brief to the Ontario government with recommendations for changes to the Condominium Act, 1998. Armand is also the Co-Chair of the joint ACMO and CCI (Toronto) Government Relations Committee and a member of CCI National's Government Relations Committee and he assembled the 2nd Edition of the CCI National publication "Canadian Condominium Legislation – A Coast to Coast Comparison", which is a comparison of condominium legislation from every jurisdiction across Canada. In addition, Armand is a member of the Discipline Committee for the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario ("ACMO").

Armand has written articles for such publications as ACMO's "CM Condominium MANAGER", CCI (Toronto)'s "theCondoVoice", "Humber Happenings", the "Condominium Law Letter", "Canadian Real Estate" and the "Real Estate News". He has also lectured before the ACMO, CCI's Directors' courses, and at Humber College on various aspects of condominium law, along with presenting at various condominium conferences, including the Annual ACMO/CCI-T

Conference and the Toronto Condo Show and has appeared on television shows to discuss condominiums.

Armand also is the first lawyer in Ontario to be a court appointed full Administrator (appointed under the Condominium Act, 1998), to take over all the duties of a Board of Directors of, and run, troubled corporations


LEVEL 101 - THE CONDOMINIUM COURSE 

Saturday, April 13, 2013

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Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Prosvita, 540 High St. S.
Enrollment Fees: CCE Members $60 for each participant (includes HST)
Non-Members $100 for each participant (includes HST)
coffee, tea and snacks included

This seminar, our first of 2013, will benefit all attendees by explaining concepts that better enable them to manage their condominium more effectively. This course will provide a thorough review of the Condominium Act 1998.

This is an introductory first level course on the following topics:

  • Management Issues,
  • Insurance Issues,
  • Accounting Issues and
  • Engineering Issues.

SPEAKERS:

  • Manuel Estragadinho (GENIVAR)
  • Dan Kelly (Chartered Accountant)
  • Tony Rapino (Brokerlink Insurance)
  • Doug Shanks (Cheadles)
  • Gord Soloway (Northwestern Property Management)

Moderator: Doug Steen

Please Register in advance to ensure proper seating, space is limited.

This course will earn RECO attendees one MCE credit for each hour of education. RECO Attendees will need to provide their Registration Number, check in & out to comply with requirements


NOTICE OF AGM

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Time: starting at 7 p.m. sharp
Location: Masonic Temple

 

Notice of Meeting to all Owners
Canadian Condominium Institute Northwestern Ontario Chapter

The Annual General Meeting of CCI Northwestern Ontario Chapter will be held:

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - CANCELLED RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 6, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m. sharp
Location: Mural Room of the Masonic Temple, 1600 Dease Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario

In accordance with Section 3.02 of By-law 1 (one) which states taht any member who wishes to run for a Board position can do so by advising the office of the local Chapter in writing of their intent to do so no later than 12 noon Friday, February 25, 2011.

This year there are two (2) positions up for election (three (3) year term) to the Board of Directors.

Sharon Hagstrom, of AON Reed Stenhouse Inc.
J. Douglas Sharks, of Cheadles LLP

have consented to let their name stand for office.


FINANCIAL CAPITAL PROJECTS 

Wednesday April 6, 2011

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Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: Masonic Temple
Fees: Members $40.00
          Non-Members $80.00

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2010 - CANCELLED RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 6, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Masonic Temple, 1600 Dease Street (Lakehead Shrine Club)
Enrollment Fees: CCI Members: $60 for each participant (includes HST)
Non-members: $120 for each partaicipant (includes HST)
coffee, tea and snacks included

SPEAKERS: Doug Shanks, Cheadles LLP
Dave Heroux, Royal Bank of Canada
Dan Kelly, Viherjoki Busniuk & Kelly CA
Doug Steen, Steen Property Management Inc

From time to time, corporations need to repair or replace major components of the common elements. Financing of such large projects is an important matter. This seminar addresses financing from the prospective of the Condominium Act, external financiers and managers aspects.

This course will earn RECO or RIBO attendees MCE credits for 3 hours of instruction. RECO and RIBO attendees will need to provide their Registration Number, check in & out to comply with requirements.


CONDOMINIUM COURSE - LEVEL 200 

Saturday, January 16, 2010 - SESSION III

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Time: 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Masonic Temple, 1600 Dease Street (Lakehead Shrine Club)
Enrollment Fees: Fees: Session III
$40.00 for members with course materials
$80.00 for non-members with course materials
$25.00 for couse materials
coffee, tea and snacks included

If you did not attend Sessions I &/or II, it is recommended but not required that you preapre for Session III by reading chapters 1 to 12 in the binder (however, there will be a very brief review of Sessions I & II covering chapters 1 through 12.) This is an excellent way for Board members to demonstrate their due diligence and will provide you with an understanding of Reserve Funds, Investments, Audits, and Taxes.


LEGAL CASES

Saturday, May 9, 2009

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Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Masonic Temple, 1600 Dease Street (Lakehead Shrine Club)
Enrollment Fees: CCI Members: $60 for each participant (includes GST)
Non-members: $120 for each partaicipant (includes GST)
Fees includes coffee, tea and snacks

Two lawyers who have dealt with a number of condominium cases and a knowledgeable insurance adjuster will provide a panel discussion. They will also review decisions of the Courts and issues that have arisen in their practices dealing with topics of interest to condo unit owners, Condomium Corporations and the purchser of condominium units. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers after the panel presentation.

The seminar is to give directors, managers and owenrs insight into legal matters faced by other Condominium Corporations, and the reason why the case was won or lost. This is essential information for everyone that owns a condo.


LEVEL 100 - THE CONDOMINIUM COURSE

Saturday, October 25, 2008

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Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Location: The Port Arthur Ukrainian Prosvita Society, Thunder Bay
Enrollment Fees: CCI Members: $60 for each participant (includes GST)
Non-members: $125 for each partaicipant (includes GST)
Fees include course binder as well as coffee and snacks

The day will be broken up into three sessions, approximately one hour each, with a short break between each session.

Part 1. The Condominium Act 1998, Declaration, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations
Part 2. Insurance and Financial
Part 3. Reserve Fund Study

The course is an excellent way for unit owners to understand their responsibilities and for Directors to demonstrate their due diligence while serving on the Board.

This course will provide you with an understanding of what a condominium is and what it means to live in one. Essential information for anyone interested in purchasing or selling a condominium.


FIRE SAFETY AND YOUR CONDO

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 | 7:00-9:30pm

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Port Arthur Ukranian Prosvita Society - 540 High Street South
NO ADMISSION FEE | NO REGISTRATION | DOOR PRIZES | PROMOTIONAL ITEMS
Sponsored by the Northwestern Ontario Chapter of CCI

 

SPEAKER: Capt. Bob Walters - Captain of Fire Prevention, City of Thunder Bay Fire Department 
Capt. Walters has 29 years experience with the City Fire Department including 5 years in Fire Prevention.
TOPIC: Prevention. Detection & Rescue

Also a presentation by Superior Safety Inc.
SPEAKER: Gary Wenzel - Fire Alarm Manager
TOPIC: Emergency Alarms and Inspections


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

The Annual General Meeting of CCI Northwestern Ontario Chapter is held each year during the month of September. In accordance with section 3.02 of Bylaw 1 states that any member who wishes to run for a Board position can do so by advising the office of the chapter of their intent to do so in writing not later than noon August 31.

 


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