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HPO: Guide to Managing Renewals Projects in Multi-Residential Buildings

The HPO’s Guide to Managing Renewals Projects in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings provides practical information for owners, strata managers and strata council members to help manage the planning and implementation of renewals projects for multi-unit residential buildings. As residential buildings age …

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Strata Corporation Income Tax Filing

​ Tax time is here, and your strata is not exempt. Do strata corporations need to file income tax returns? Yes.  All strata corporations must file an income tax return each year, whether they pay taxes or not. What are …

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Consultation on Complex Stratas

Media Release:  BCLI opens public consultation on complex stratas Vancouver, 1 September 2016—With the publication today of its Consultation Paper on Complex Stratas, the British Columbia Law Institue’s Strata Property Law Project Committee is asking the public for its views …

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Poster

Have a Strata Dispute? From time to time owners can have a dispute on condo living issues.  And they could use some help to solve them. If your strata permits posters on a common bulletin board, you may be interested …

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Survey on Strata Parking

VISOA invites ANY strata owner in BC (condo, townhouse, small strata [duplex/triplex etc] or bare land strata) to participate in a short survey about Parking, Electric Vehicles & Bicycles in your strata. The survey will only take about 5 minutes and the information you enter …

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Civil Resolution Tribunal – Solution Explorer Testing

We’re excited to launch the next round of testing for the Solution Explorer! We’re making some great headway. But we need your help to move it closer to the finish line. How will this testing work? This testing is called …

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Federal Election – Strata Owners’ Rights

Federal Election – Strata Owners’ Rights  With the federal election now underway, VISOA’s Helpline has already had several questions on strata owners’ rights to put up election signs, or canvassers’ rights to access the building. The Strata Property Act 1998 …

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Privacy and Strata Corporations – Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has a  new FAQ page on their website — PIPA and Strata Corporations: Frequently Asked Questions . This FAQ is intended to accompany the Privacy Guidelines for Strata Corporations and Strata Agents to assist strata …

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Civil Resolution Tribunal members appointed

These appointments are being made now to ensure that a strong contingent of well-trained tribunal members are ready to adjudicate claims when the CRT opens at the end of this year. More information about the new tribunal members can be …

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act Update

Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act Update: On March 21, 2015, Bill 19, the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, (CRTA) passed third reading in the B.C. Legislature, without amendment. The Bill was first introduced on March 10th. Bill 19 received Royal Assent …

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