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The latest industry news, tips for protecting your property, and Normac’s current events.

Are We Headed for a Collapse of the BC Condo Market?

CTV News Video: Insurance issues could cause B.C. condo market collapse, homeowners association warns A recent article from CTV News
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Hard Insurance Market Persists Through 2020

As insurance companies experience significant losses, adjustments must be made for them to remain profitable. Whereas in the past, insurance
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Alberta Condominium Property Act Amendments Finalized

On January 1, 2020, the Phase III of Alberta Condominium Property Act Amendments took affect. This came after a six
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Alberta Amendment Act Paused for Review

Service Alberta recently put a halt to the regulation changes that were to be implemented under Phase II of the
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Climate Change and Canada’s Building Code

Climate change is among the top issues that Canada and many other countries have chosen to tackle. Our efforts to
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Standard Insurable Unit Description | Alberta

UPDATE – Phase II of the Condominium Property Act regulations have been paused for red tape review. Service Alberta has
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A Mock Strata Council Meeting for Okanagan Property Managers Takes Place in Kelowna

Normac co-sponsored a Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA) Educational Event on April 12th, 2019.  The breakfast seminar took place
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Building a Sustainable Future Through Passive House Designs

2018 has become a critical year for the global community as researchers have warned leaders and policy makers that the
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The Future of Construction – Smart Technology in Building Materials

2018 seems to have been the year of smart home technology as gadgets such as smart locks, lights, thermostats, home
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The Legalization of Cannabis: Concerns Pile High for Condo & Strata Corporations

The legalization of cannabis has been one of the hottest topics in Canada since its proposal back in late 2012.
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Condo Buildings Gear up for Electric Vehicle Readiness

In March of 2018, the City of Vancouver (COV) approved a bylaw that requires new multi-unit residential buildings to have
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The Shortage of Strata & Condo Managers

The need for qualified strata managers is at its peak in BC and across Canada. There is fast expansion of
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