CCI Nova Scotia Events

Our Chapter Offers Educational Opportunities. The line up for development seminars, courses and events for the upcoming year has something for everyone. Whether you want basic information about condominiums or on more specialized topics, there is something here for you.

Part of CCI's mandate is to promote the education and understanding of condo owners.

Upcoming Events


CCI-NS Seminar: Dealing with Condo Conflicts

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time:  Registration 6:30 pm, Event 7:00 to 9:00pm
Location: Canada Games Centre, 26 Thomas Raddall Dr, Halifax, NS
Registration Fee: CCI Members-$50 per person for the first registrant from a member and $35 per person for each additional registrant from the same member.  Non Members-$100/person

Dealing with Condo Conflicts: Do's and Don'ts and Double Speak

Join us for presentations and a panel discussion with lawyers and property managers. Hear their perspectives on several topics and participate in a Q&A session. Topics include: 

·        Overview of dispute resolution mechanisms under the Condo Act

·        Enforcing the decisions of the Residential Tenancies Board and Condo Arbitrators

·        AirBnB issues

·        Handling owner human-rights accommodation request

·        Practical advice for dealing with difficult owners


Niall P. Burke: Niall is an associate lawyer in the law firm of Cassidy Nearing Berryman. He has been called to both the Nova Scotia and the Irish Bar and is a member of the part-time Faculty at Schulich School of Law. His practice includes representing Condominium Corporations in Condominium Arbitration and Residential Tenancies matters.

Mitchell Eliasson: Mitch is a partner at the Halifax law firm of Wickwire Holm. He provides clients with advice relating to a number of different legal areas, including real-estate transactions, corporate and commercial matters, and wills and estate planning. He has acted for numerous persons and entities including assisting with the purchase and sale of homes, acting for condominium boards, drafting estate-planning documentation, and guiding personal representatives through the probate process.

Tony Hall: Tony is the President and Senior Property Manager for Podium Properties. Tony has been in the condominium industry for over ten years. Tony personally supervises all aspects of the management of the Properties under contract at Podium Properties. The planning aspect of this project management experience has given Tony a unique view and understanding of the condominium community. Tony comes to the condominium industry after as successful career as a coach with the Canada National Canoe Team.

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Past Events

CCI-NS Seminar: Know Your Condo Building
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Location: Fairbanks Centre, 54 Locks Road, Dartmouth, NS

Join us for presentations and a panel discussion from three experienced condo industry professionals - property manager, architect and engineer. They will share their perspectives on several topics and open the floor to audience questions. Topics include:

• Understanding the physical components of your condo building
• Condo Corp and Owners: who’s responsible for repairing/maintaining what?
• Owner repairs and renovations: things to keep in mind
• Condo Corp and the Reserve Fund Study
Presenters: Crystal Yeo:  Senior Property Manager, CitiGroup Properties; Graeme Duffus, Director of Building Conservation, DSRA Architects Halifax; Dan Templeton, P.Eng., WSP Canada Inc.
CM100 Course
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Location: Atrium Building, Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street, Halifax

CM 100 is directed towards condominium owners, board members, condominium managers, or industry professionals who want to learn about condominium management. The course reviews condominium concepts in the Condominium Act, and explains the governing authority, structures, roles and responsibilities in condominium. The course will cover insurance and reserve fund studies. It introduces key management issues and styles. Finally it covers the effective conduct of meetings.

Presenters will be Pat Cassidy, QC, ACCI, Cassidy Nearing Berryman; Lisa Power, General Manager, Condominium Division, CitiGroup; and Tony Hall, President, Podium Properties

CCI-NS Annual General Meeting
Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Location: Garden Crest Villa and Tower, 1540 Summer Street, Halifax, NS (Across from the Public Gardens)


Guest Speakers:

"Maintaining and Improving the Value of your Condominium"
Your condominium is a major investment and it's important to maintain and improve its value, whether you plan to sell or stay awhile. The presenters will explain the importance of keeping up the appearance of both the exterior and interior common elements as well as the interior of your condominium and how this impacts on the value of your investment.

Join CCI NS at the Ideal Home Show
Date: April 1 - 3, 2016
Location: Halifax Exhibition Center
200 Prospect Rd, Halifax, NS B3T

April 1, 2 and 3 CCI Nova Scotia will have a booth at the Ideal Home Show at the Halifax Exhibition Center. Drop by and learn more about what CCI can do for you.

For more information please click here.

CCI-NS Annual General Meeting
Date: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Garden Crest Villa and Tower 
1540 Summer Street, Halifax, NS 
(Across from the Public Gardens)

Join Us: You Are The Voice Of Condominium

Guest Speaker:
Sharon MacIntosh, Health Promotion Coordinator, Public Health, Nova Scotia Health Authority and Chair of the Smoke-Free Nova Scotia Multi-Unit Housing Workgroup.

Multi-Unit Housing: Change is in the Air!
Explore the risks of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in your condo building, the health and financial benefits of a smoke-free condo building and how to create, or convert to, a smoke-free development in keeping with the NS Condominium Act.

Additional seminars are scheduled for May and June 2017

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