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Luxury condo ordered to return 6,000-sq.-ft. common area claimed by penthouse owner, Terry Hui of Concord Pacific.

A 6,000-sq.-ft. space on the second floor of a luxury condo building in Yaletown that had been the “exclusive” domain of the penthouse owner — Concord Pacific president and CEO Terry Hui — should be allowed to be enjoyed by … Continue reading

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No Social Media for us. TerraNovaLandscapingBC.com…BBB A+ rating.

Terra Nova Landscaping BC decided long ago to stop using social media. Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites have not been updated in a very very long time. The return on investment was poor. Clients should contact us through our website. … Continue reading

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Strata council ordered by B.C. court to release list of all owners to one of its members

Do you know the names of your neighbours and do they know yours? A B.C. condo owner went to court to force his strata council to hand over a list of names of all other strata lot owners in his … Continue reading

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Different Classes of Persons on Council (not pertaining to Caste -Terra Nova)

Our strata corporation proposed a new bylaw at our recent annual meeting that will permit other classes of people to be elected to the strata council. It does not define what this means, and at our information meeting, the council … Continue reading

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How Do We Count Proxy Votes Separately at a Meeting?

What happens when owners get to a general meeting and the proxy votes have already been counted and the outcome of each resolution is already known? At our annual meeting last week, the property manager pointed out to everyone that … Continue reading

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Owner/Occupant Education is Critical

We had a dreaded flood in our building caused by a defective washing machine where the pump switch failed to turn off. The tenant had started a load of laundry and left to get groceries. By the time she had … Continue reading

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Bundling Resolutions

Our recent Annual General Meeting held electronically had 17 resolutions on the agenda for upgrades and repairs to our buildings. Our meeting dragged on for almost 5 hours and in the end every resolution passed. There were 4 special levies … Continue reading

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Who Decides if an Owner Should Pay the Deductible?

Three years ago, my washing machine hose ruptured causing a flood in my unit and the two units below me. It was managed well by the strata insurance provider without any delays and as expected I was responsible for the … Continue reading

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Tenants Altering a Strata Lot

I own a townhouse unit in Surrey that I have been renting out for the past 15 years with a reliable tenant. I conducted routine inspections, and all seemed well until the tenant gave me notice 2 months ago. I … Continue reading

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Is it an Operating or Reserve Allocation?

We live in the Okanagan and our strata corporation is located on a higher elevation. Naturally, we have snow frequently. Up until December of 2020, our strata corporation have contracted a snow removal service for our roads and walkways for … Continue reading

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