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COVID-19 Bulletins & Information For Strata Corporations

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September 3, 2021

August 27, 2021

July 6, 2021

June 23, 2021

June 17, 2021

June 9, 2021

June 8, 2021

  • June 8th CHOA hosted a complimentary webinar: Covid-19 Update: Navigating BC’s Restart Plan for Strata Corporations in BC.A copy of the presentation and slides can be accessed using the following links: On June 8th

June 3, 2021

June 1, 2021

  • Join CHOA on June 8th as we host our next “Lunch & Learn Live with CHOA” webianr where we will discuss the following topic: Covid-19 Update: Navigating “BC’s Restart Plan” for Strata Corporations in BC. Information for Strata Councils, understanding general meeting options and facility management. What will be permitted? What protocols are we required to follow? What other regulations will apply? To register for this complimentary webinar please visit our seminars page
  • Clark Wilson LLP recently released a new guide, written to assist strata corporations further understand the use of proxies when conducting an electronic meeting: Clarity Through the Fog; Navigating Proxies in Electronic Meetings

April 15, 2021

April 9, 2021

April 6, 2021

February 16, 2021

  • In April 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General issued an order under the Emergency Program Act to allow all strata corporations in British Columbia to conduct remote meetings during the COVID-19 state of emergency. The order applies to all strata corporations whether or not they currently have a bylaw that permits remote meetings.

    On February 16, 2021, a regulation under the COVID-19 Related Measures Act confirmed that strata corporations may continue to conduct remote meetings until July 10, 2021, regardless of when the state of emergency declared under the Emergency Program Act ends.

    Accordingly, if strata corporations wish to continue to conduct remote meetings after July 10, 2021, they may wish to pass bylaws to permit electronic meetings.

November 26, 2020

November 20, 2020
Effective as of November 19, 2020 at midnight to December 7, 2020 at midnight social gatherings of any size are prohibited in British Columbia and masks are required in all indoor public settings.

October 22, 2020

August 27, 2020

August 12, 2020

July 8, 2020

June 24, 2020

June 17, 2020

June 4, 2020

June 2, 2020

  • Is your strata considering wondering how it will manage common areas, recreation facilities & access to strata lots under the Phase 2 Covid-19 Implementation Plan? Check our CHOA’s webinar and review the below resources and links

BC Regional Health Authorities:

WorksafeBC:

Real Estate Council of BC (RECBC) and BC Real Estate Association (BCREA)
Safe Practices During BC’s Second Wave: A Checklist for Managing Brokers

Legislation

BC Recreation and Parks Association

May 29, 2020

  • Order in Council (OIC 270 2020) May 29, 2020 –  The BC Government announced amendments to the Strata Property Regulations, specifically allowing an insurance premium to be funded from the contingency reserve fund without a 3/4 vote and allowing a strata corporation another two months to call their annual general meeting as long as there is a declaration of a state of emergency or if a declaration of a state of local emergency is in effect in the region your strata is located.

May 21, 2020

May 19, 2020

May 15, 2020

  • CHOA AGM 2020. As a result of the delays associated with the Covid-19 restrictions, the CHOA AGM scheduled for May 2, 2020 has been rescheduled for June 17, 2020. For more information please CLICK HERE

May 13, 2020

  • Webinar: Managing Electronic Meetings and Restricted Proxies.  To view the archived presentation and resources CLICK HERE

April 29, 2020

  • UPDATE re: the delayed CHOA AGM. We will be convening an electronic AGM shortly – please continue to watch this website for announcements as we will be posting a new date and time next week.
  • Condo Smarts bulletin: 300-889 Do we continue to pay strata fees? (April 30, 2020)

April 27, 2020

  • WEBINAR: COVID-19 Precautions for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings – May 1, 2020 at 12:00PM. For more information please CLICK HERE

April 22, 2020

April 20, 2020

April 17, 2020

  • The BC provincial government has announced a legislative amendment, allowing strata corporations to conduct electronic general meetings.

April 16, 2020

April 8, 2020

April 6, 2020

April 3, 2020

April 1, 2020

March 30, 2020

March 26, 2020

March 25, 2020

Before March 24, 2020