Author Archives: Edward Brain

Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 21st 2018, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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Spring 2018

Spring is now in full bloom. Here are some pictures I have taken recently:

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Etobicoke Point Damaged by Storm

Etobicoke Point in Humber Bay Park West suffered a fair amount of damage due to bad weather in mid-April of this year. Here are some pictures of the damage, which shows us all how dangerous Mother Nature can be:

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Spring Finally Arrives

Spring has finally started to arrive with the appearance of some crocuses:

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Electric Vehicles Coming to Condominiums

The Ontario Government has announced that electric vehicle charging stations are coming to condominiums in the province. The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has an article about this which gives you a lot of information about the issue.

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Luisa Miller: Live in HD

I attended the April 14 2018 Metropolitan Opera‘s Live in HD Broadcast of Giuseppe Verdi‘s Luisa Miller.  This is the first time since 2006 that the opera has been performed by the Met, but it was worth the wait. The … Continue reading

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NHL 2018 Playoffs First Round

The quest for the Stanley Cup officially starts tonight. The Nashville Predators enter the playoffs as the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners after recording a record of 53 wins, 18 losses, and 11 overtime/shootout losses, good for 117 points. The Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Director in Arrears Creates Conflict

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss one of the questions as it is an important issue: QUESTION:  One of the directors of our corporation was seriously behind in his payment of common-expense contributions … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Day 2018

Today (March 12th, 2018)  is Commonwealth Day in the countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Day, celebrated on the second Monday of March throughout the Commonwealth, as its name suggests celebrates the Commonwealth. Traditionally, in London, … Continue reading

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Condominium Act Requires More Protection

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  One question raised in his article demonstrates why condominium owners in Ontario still need to insist on more protections in the Condominium Act. The question raised is as follows:

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