English not required for strata council meetings: Ministry of Housing (BC)

No amendments to B.C.’s Strata Property Act, to include English as the mandatory language of record in strata council meetings, appear to be in the works.  Following a spat over language between strata members in Richmond that has garnered international attention, the Richmond News posed the question — Is the Ministry of Housing working to amend the Strata Property Act to make English (and/or French) the mandatory language for strata council meetings? — to Richmond East MLA Linda Reid, who deferred to the Ministry Responsible for Housing, which oversees the legislation.     Read the article…………..


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