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Tax Auditors target condo sellers in hunt for "flippers"

Honest Advertising for condo projects

2 more drug labs found in Scarborough Highrise

Ont Government Stricter Requirements for Balcony Glass


Condo Buyers Research Builder - National Post


Honest Advertising for Condo Projects


Condo-shopping? Be wary of window repair cost


Changes to Condo Act will offer greater protection Liberals say

 Toronto Condo Fraud: Embezzlement, Kickbacks and bid-rigging


Realtor Rallies Disgruntled Condo Owners

Fraud Allegations Shock Condo Owners

Mississauga business welcomes Trudeau with hesitation

City lets Mayors' Caucus take lead on land transfer tax

Condo Life means pared-down seasonal decorating

Expert to Province: Tread carefully with Condominium Act Revision

Mississauga's real estate sector expects another good year ahead

COA pres says Condo Act revisions don't go far enough

Significant number of Marilyn Monroe condo units being sold

Condo Act Review lobbyist calls for more owners to join the fight

Interest groups divided over condo act lobbying efforts

OMB rejection won't deter Oakville homebuilder says Realtor


Condo Buyers - by Helen Morris, National Post


Building a Better Condominium Act

QP Briefing - Queen's park

Condo Changes won't come soon


Ontario moves to License Condo Managers


Vaughan condo fire leaves owners in limbo

THE SPEC - Hamilton -

Strong United Voice Would Help Protect Condo Owners


Understanding Condo Insurance - Condo Hero

Mississauga Condo Owners now two  months without elevators


Push to Revamp the Condo Act

Property Manager bilked $20 M in condo fraud

Condo Life means pared-down seasonal decorating

Toronto Star Queens Park - Changes to Condo Act will offer protection

Cost of Gridlock - is that condo parking spot becoming an albatross

Condo Owners should have more say, panel recommends


Will Condo -Dwellers have a say this election?


Windows Tempt Buyers


Condo Conundrum by Ted Kesik, PH.D. P.Eng UofT

Can Highly Glazed Building Facades be Green? by John Straube, University of Waterloo


Round Two in the Condo Bullpen




New Ont. rules aim to prevent glass falling from balconies

Glass falls from condo, stretch of Bay Street closed

High-rises making firefighting harder, Stewart Says

Woman injured by falling glass - Street closed by falling glass

City Inspectors called in after glass falls from building


Throw away Buildings - The slow-motion failure of Toronto's glass condos

Throw away Buildings - Thermal Window Failure: How it Happens

Fallen condo glass being investigated

Window pane falls from Ottawa Condo Balcony - Ottawa CBC News



CBC Condo Game Documentary    Click Here  "The Condo Game Info

Note:  COA Founder President worked with Bountiful Films on this Documentary

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If your business relates to the condominium industry, get involved and advertise your business with the COA.  

We have a strong representation for Condominiums and all levels of Government 

  1. A powerful advocacy with a collective voice to consumers and government
  2.  Influential and effective media relations to identify and enhance the operations within condominiums
  3. A wide range of information and opportunities
  4. In-depth industry knowledge and information
  5. Presence in various Stakeholder Groups
  6. Close working relationship with Industry Leaders
  7. Provides a huge potential to promotion your materials
  8. Huge potential to arrange group savings packages and benefits for you
  9. Excellent working relationships across the Country 

Please see list of service providers list below:

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  1. Accounting
  2. Air Quality
  3. Automotive Alternatives
  4. Auto Services and Rental
  5. Building Service & Sciences
  6. Cleaners
  7. Cleaning Services
  8. Cleaning Services - Ducts
  9. Cleaning Services - Windows
  10. Computer Service - IT Solutions - IT Mayday
  11. Condo Digital
  12. Condo Management
  13. Condo Rental Service Groups
  14. Condo Resources
  15. Condo Software
  16. Contractors - Electrical
  17. Contractors - General
  18. Contractors - Mechanical
  19. Design & Décor Services
  20. Door & Lock Services
  21. Elevator Services / Repairs
  22. Energy Services
  23. Energy Services - Efficiency
  24. Energy Services - Electricity
  25. Energy Services - Gas
  26. Energy Services - Water
  27. Engineering Services
  28. Environmental Consulting
  29. Fan Coil Maintenance - Zorzitec ZT 
  30. Financial Management - Halton  Financial Group
  31. Financial Services - Loans
  32. Fire Protection
  33. Flooring Broadloom, Carpeting & Mats
  34. Glass Specialty, Custom Design & Replacement
  35. Home Care
  36. Home Finishing
  37. Home Inspections
  38. Home Office Furniture
  39. Home Services
  40. HVAC Heating | Heat Pump
  41. Insurance Condo Building | Suite
  42. Internet/TV/Phone Services
  43. Financing - Commercial Loans
  44. Landscaping & Gardening Services
  45. Laundry Services
  46. Legal Services - Calvin Barry Criminal Lawyers
  47. Legal Services - Condo Law
  48. Legal Services - Full Service
  49. Legal Services - Real Estate
  50. Lighting Supplies & Services
  51. Maintenance Services - General
  52. Mediation/Arbitration
  53. Minute Takers Board Meeting
  54. Mould Detection & Remediation
  55. Moving & Storage
  56. Odour Control - Chemical Relief
  57. Painting, Priming & Sanding
  58. Parking Equipment & Revenue Systems
  59. Parking Management/Cleaning Services
  60. Personal Life Coach - Life is a Special Event
  61. Paving Interlock, Quartz and Stone
  62. Pest Control
  63. Pet Services
  64. Plumbing Services
  65. Real Estate - RE/MAX LP Real Estate
  66. Recreation & Fitness Equipment | Repair
  67. Rental & Tenant Services
  68. Restoration Services
  69. Retirement Homes
  70. Photography - Welcome Aboard Photography
  71. Photo Videos and Matterport
  72. Roofing
  73. Roofing - Green Energy
  74. Security Services and Technologies
  75. Seniors
  76. Signs and Awnings - Signarama
  77. Snow Removal Services
  78. Sound Control
  79. Superintendent Services
  80. Technology & Computers
  81. Waste Services
  82. Water Proofing & Systems


Disclosure:  COA has partnered with these companies on previous events

  • Allstate Insurance of Canada
  • International Home & Garden Show
  • Clorox Canada – Glad
  • Entire Imaging
  • Geep Electronic Recycling
  • Joseph Estate Wines
  • Vision Quest

Condo Owners Association accepts no responsibility for any loss or dissatisfaction arising from any use or contractual relationship of services, or purchases to include incentives programs that Condo Owners may experience through Related Services Companies of the Condo Owners Association


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The COA was invited to participate in the Condo Game, a CBC Documentary   

Click Here  "The Condo Game Info





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What every Condo Owner Should Know

Live Radio Interviews




Special Thank you to: 

CTV, CBC, CP24, City TV, CBC Metro Morning, Rogers TV, That Channel, BNN, Steve Paikin, TVO Ontario, Toronto Star, National Post, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail,  Mississauga News, Hamilton Spectator, The Bulletin, Newsroom Provincial Government,

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COA participates in numerous Stakeholder Groups

The Condo Owners Association COA has been invited to participate in numerous very important Stakeholder groups.  They have been identified as being "knowledgeable, consumer experts with enormous industry now-how and dedicated to seek changes to benefit Consumers".


Please click links for Expert Panel Reports: 

COA on Panel for Ministry Condo Act Review

  1. Ontario Government Newsroom Building a Better Condo Act
  2. COA participated in Condo Act Review held by Canada Public Policy Forum
  3. Ontario Condo Act Review Stakeholder Roundtables
  4. Ontario’s Condominium Act Review Stakeholders Roundtables

COA on Panel for Consumers Council of Canada Study

  1. Consumer Council of Canada Housing Intensification Study
  2. Press Release Consumers Council of Canada News
  3. Press Release Market Wire Housing Intensification is Solution for Millennials Needs

COA on Panel for Fire Marshal Review Safety for Ontarians

  1. Fire Marshal Report of Improving Carbon Monoxide Safety for Ontarians
  2. Ontario Government Newsroom Keeping Ontarians Safe from Carbon Monoxide

COA on Panel for Homeowner Protection Centre Study Licensing Property Management

  1. Government of Canada Condo Property Manager Regulation

COA on Panel for Mississauga Storm Water Systems

  1. Mississauga Storm Water System Page 78


 Advocates for Condo Owners Rights and Changes to the Condo Act  

  1. COA advocates changes to the Condominium Act 1998
  2. COA is a Stakeholder in the Condominium Act Review Process
  3. COA advocates and promotes protection for Condo Owners Rights
  4. COA is working with the Ministry of Consumer Services for Condo Owners
  5. COA is listed on the Provincial Government website Building a Better Condo Act



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TRI-CAN - JCO & Associates -  LAR and Owners

with conspiracy to commit fraud


The Competition Bureau announced that they have laid multiple criminal charges against four companies and three individuals.  The charges related to an alleged conspiracy to commit fraud and rig bids for condominium refurbishment services in the GTA Greater Toronto Area issued by private condominium corporations between 2009 a nd 2014.

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"The companies and individuals are charged under the Criminal Code with conspiracy to rig bids, conspiracy to commit fraud, and fraud over $5,000"

1.  TRI-CAN Contract Incorporated and Owner Bob Vlahopoulos
2.  JCO & Associates (912547 Ontario Inc) and Owner Jose De Oliveira
3.  LAR Condominium Refurbishment Specialist 
4.  CPL Interiors Ltd. is also charged under conspiracy provision of Competition Act


Interesting Quick Facts


Bid Rigging Video

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