CCI-Review - 2020/2021 - #1

...Chapter Communiqué

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre collects information on fraud and identity theft. They provide information on past and current scams affecting Canadians. If you think you’re a victim of fraud, report it online here. •

matters that affect us all at one time or another. Our broader membership also benefits from the knowledge we share to support their own clients who may need to attend and respond to similar matters.

Membership Renewals

The membership renewal process was different this year. We took into account the manner in which we could avoid the spread of the virus, so the renewals went via email. Thank you so much to all of you who have been so prompt with your responses and con- tinued support. We truly appreciate it. EFT is avail- able now – transfers can be made to We are especially pleased to receive your greetings letting us know how you are doing through these uncertain times. From ac- counts, we are expanding our horizons and learning new ways to fulfill our responsibilities to the communities and to reach out and touch family and friends. Thank you all.

We are so fortunate to have the awesome contributors to CCI to address the many challenges that arise in the course of doing business. We thank our writers,

To get a sense of the sheer magnitude of the impact of COVID- 19 frauds, as well as the impact of frauds so far this year, please visit here. We have seen an increasing number of quizzes on social media. Cyber security expert Zincir-Heywood who teaches in the computer science department at Dalhousie University, cautions against taking them as while they may look harmless and fun, they can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud. Hackers and scammers can collect, use and profit from the personal information you share. (CBC January 28, 2019)

presenters, instructors for their generosity of advice and recommendations.

We certainly invite Directors and Managers to share information about CCI to those who provide goods and services. They may well appreciate the opportunity to expand the profile of their businesses.


Thanks to all for renewing memberships this year. It is nice to see new directors coming on board and we welcome them all. It is also not surprising to see long-serving directors from the communities being re-elected and returning to work in their communities. May you all go from strength to strength. Where the annual membership form was sent out with the renewal invoice for membership to managers where there is one and to the contact person on board-managed corporations, in some cases, the updated form was not returned with payment. If we don’t hear from you, we will assume that the contact person and listing of the directors remains the same. We so appreciate your assistance in making sure we can be in touch. We appreciate your attention to updating your contact person and board listing to ensure you are


Information to assist directors and managers to address the affairs of the condominium corporations is never lacking. The knowledge we gain and are able to impart spans a host of areas and we are grateful to the professional and business partner membership for their time and expertise. The importance of sharing information is never more real than it is now. Directors from condominiums have also been very helpful with their enquiries about information on particular issues they may be encountering in their property. This helps immensely. It provides CCI with opportunities to address specific

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