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The latest industry news, tips for protecting your property, and Normac’s current events.
Brock Commons Mass timber construction

Trend Watch: Mass Timber Construction

After becoming the first province to allow mass timber towers up to 12 storeys in 2019, BC is now pledging
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Property Managers Reopening Guide

Property Managers’ Reopening Guide

While most of the country is entering various phases or reopening, Ontario is heading into phase 2 of its 3-step
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COVID19 Normac's Response

COVID-19: Response Update

June 24, 2020 To our Normac Clients and Partners, RE:  NORMAC COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE As Canadian provinces progress to the
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Strata Property Act

COVID-19 Amendments to the Strata Property Act

The whole country has been forced to adapt to a new way of life thanks to COVID-19. From the way
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Ontario Mixed-Use Developments

Trend Watch: Ontario’s Mixed-Use Developments

Recent data from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) showed a steep 69% decline in home sales in early
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Fort McMurray Flooding

Many Uninsured in Fort McMurray Flooding

On Sunday, April 26th, the rapidly thawing Athabasca River near the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo saw rising river levels
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COVID 19 Disrupts Canadian Construction

COVID-19 Disrupts The Canadian Construction Industry

As we are now six weeks into a world-wide pandemic, we are looking at the Canadian construction industry to see
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COVID-19, The Canadian Economy, And The Housing Market

As Canadians enter their 4th week of a national shut down and physical distancing, we are beginning to see some
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social distancing best practices for property managers

Coronavirus in Condos: Best Practices for Property Managers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, recommendations for our industry are constantly evolving. We have compiled a list of suggested best
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COVID19 Normac's Response

COVID-19: Normac’s Response

March 16, 2020 To our Normac Clients and Partners, RE:  COVID-19 UPDATE We appreciate how overwhelmed you must be with
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coronavirus in condos

How To Deal With Coronavirus in Condos

Last week, the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus (COVID-19) a national pandemic. Condominium corporations, directors of the board, and property
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What Can Condo Boards Do To Protect Themselves In This Hard Insurance Market

Hard Insurance Market: What Can Stratas / Condo Boards Do To Protect Themselves

Recently, we posted articles about the hard insurance market and its impacts on the BC condo housing market.  The news
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