Seminar Handouts and Speakers’ Notes

Thank you to our guest speakers for sharing the following presentation slides and handouts.

November 21, 2020 Webinar
John Grubb, VISOA Business Member Chair
How Stratas Do Business…and how to do business with them – slides
How Stratas Do Business…and how to do business with them – video
How Stratas Do Business…and how to do business with them – QA

November 14, 2020 Webinar
Sandy Wagner, VISOA past-president
Preparing for Your Strata AGM – slides
Preparing for Your Strata AGM – video
Preparing for Your Strata AGM – Q&A

November 8, 2020 Webinar
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan Lawyers
How to Enforce Bylaws – slides
How to Enforce Bylaws – video
Bylaw Enforcement – handout
How to Enforce Bylaws – Q&A
Find template letters in the CRT’s Solution Explorer
Find court and tribunal decisions on CanLII

November 7, 2020 Webinar
Sandy Wagner, VISOA past-president
Best Practices for Strata Minutes – slides
Best Practices for Strata Minutes – video
Meeting Minutes – Q&A
Examples of meeting minutes
Example of bad council meeting minutes
Example of AGM minutes
Privacy Guidelines for Strata Corporations and Strata Agents
PIPA and Strata Corporations: Frequently Asked Questions

October 30, 2020 Webinar
Wendy Wall, VISOA
Strata Operating Budgets – slides
Strata Operating Budgets – video
Strata Operating Budgets – Q&A

June 4, 2020 Webinar
Shawn Fehr, SeaFirst Insurance
Strata Insurance Explained in a Rapidly Changing Market – video
Outline – Topics for Discussion

May 14, 2020 Webinar
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan Lawyers
Strata AGMs Tips for Electronic and Limited Proxy Meetings – video
Strata AGMs Tips for Electronic and Limited Proxy Meetings – slides

February 23, 2020 Seminar in Victoria:
Alex J Chang, Lesperance Mendes Lawyers
Form B’s, Parking & Storage: Risk Mitigation

November 3, 2019 Seminar in Victoria:
Steve Woolrich, Principal, Rethink Urban
Crime prevention
Gateway_Legacy Edition_
Full Spectrum CSWB Resources
Bob Turley, Vice President & Fire Safety Specialist, FireWise Consulting Ltd.
Firewise hand out Fire Prevention
Firewise PowerPoint Slides
Fire Alarm System Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Guideline Nov 2019

September 22, 2019 Seminar in Courtenay:
Managing Strata Renewal Projects
Robin Breuer, AScT, RRO & Harvey Goodman, P.Eng of RDH Building Science
Frugal Stratas
Depreciation Report to Renewal – Steps to Success
Essential Asset Management Tools
Older Stratas Advice

June 23, 2019 Seminar in Victoria:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan Lawyers
Human Rights in Stratas
Strata Corporations and the Human Rights Code

April 7, 2019 Seminar in Nanaimo:
All About Strata AGMs

June 24, 2018 Seminar in Victoria”
“The Big One” – Earthquake Preparedness 

Tanya Patterson, Emergency Program Coordinator, City of Victoria
Earthquake Risk and Preparedness
Terry Bergen, Managing Principal, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. Engineers
Seismic Post Incident Planning
Chad McGillivary, GetMyKit.ca
Get My Kit self-survey

May 17, 2018 Seminar in Courtenay:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan Lawyers
ALTERATIONS- Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
Alterations Handout
Sample Indemnity Agreement

April 15, 2018 Seminar in Nanaimo:
Justin Hanson, Stevenson Luchies and Legh
Bylaw Enforcement

November 19, 2017 Seminar in Victoria:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP
Changing Bylaws for Changing Times – Slides
Handout

September 17, 2017 Seminar in Nanaimo:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP
Changing Bylaws for Changing Times – Slides
Handout

June 25, 2017 Seminar in Victoria:
Sat D. Harwood, Lesperance Mendes
Managing Major Repairs

May 28, 2017 Civil Resolution Tribunal Update:
Richard Rogers, Executive Director,
Civil Resolution Tribunal: Update

April 2, 2017 Seminar in Nainamo:
Greening Your Strata:
Jim Hindson: Electric Vehicles
Paul Ryan, Houle Electric: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Handout: Strata Checklist for Planning EVCS Installations
Meghan Larson: Regional District of Nanaimo Solid Waste Management Plan
Vicki Tate, Haarsma Waste Recycling: Composting and Waste Separation for Stratas
Wendy Wall: LED Lighting Retrofits for Stratas

November 6, 2016 Seminar in Victoria:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP
The Rental of Strata Lots – slides
Hand out
Landlord BC hand out

September 18, 2016 Seminar in Nanaimo:
Handling Large Repair/Renewal Projects in Stratas .
Use the player below to listen to an audio recording of the seminar

November 6, 2016 Seminar
Member Funded Society Act Motion

November 6, 2016 Seminar in Victoria:
Bright Ideas for Stratas: LED Lighting, Solar Power and Electric Vehicle Charging
Jim Hindson, Victoria Electric Vehicle Club. Electric Vehicles
Ryan Davis, Multi Unit Residential Charging Program: The State of Charge in BC
Wendy Wall, VISOA: Planning Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Strata Check List for Planning EVCS Installations
Bruce Mackenzie: Part 1 – Vancouver Island’s First Solar Strata
Part 2 – Vancouver Island’s First Solar Strata
Wendy Wall, VISOA: LED Lighting Retrofits for Stratas

April 17, 2016 Seminar in Nanaimo:  
Tom Semper of Grace Point Strata Management Services
Conflict Resolution Techniques

February 28, 2016 AGM Victoria:
Shannon Salter, Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal
Update on CRT Implementation

November 15, 2015 Seminar in Victoria:
John Grubb, Unity Services Corporation
Choosing Strata Maintenance Contractors

June 28, 2015 Seminar in Victoria:
Justin Hanson, Lawyer, Stevenson, Luchies and Legh
Everything You Need to Know about Strata Bylaws

April 12, 2015 Seminar in Nanaimo:
Shawn M. Smith, Cleveland Doan LLP
Who Pays?

March 1, 2015 AGM in Victoria: 
Veronica Barlee, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Housing and Construction Standards.
New Strata Housing Website
Power Point Presentation

November 2, 2014 Seminar in Victoria:
Privacy Laws Affecting Your Strata Corporation;
Sample Generic Privacy Policy
A Sample Strata Privacy Policy

June 22, 2014 Seminar in Victoria: 
Rob Boyko, Fiduciary Strata Systems
Nuts & Bolts of Strata Communication & Records in the Digital Age

November 17, 2013 Seminar in Victoria:
Cheryl Vickers and Darin Thompson of the Civil Resolution Tribunal
Civil Resolution Tribunal – How Will it Resolve Your Strata Problems
 

May 5, 2013 Seminar in Courtenay: 
Justin Hanson, Lawyer with Stevenson Luchies & Legh
The Depreciation Report

April 7, 2013 Seminar in Nanaimo:    
Jamie Bleay of Access Law Group
What Comes After the Depreciation Report

February 24, 2013 AGM in Victoria:
by Jamie Bleay of Access Law Group
Strata Insurance, What You Need To Know 

February 24, 2013 AGM in Victoria: 
Shawn Fehr, Seafirst Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Insurance Changes 2013

October 27, 2012 Seminar in Duncan:
Darryl Tunnicliffe, P.Eng., Project Manager
Depreciation Reports for Bare-Land Stratas

April 29, 2012 Seminar in Nanaimo:  
Matt Mulleray, P.Eng.
Depreciation Reports & the Strata Property Act of BC

2012:
Rudy Woutts, Clear Path Engineering
Checklist  of Information to provide to Prospective Deprecation Report Companies

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