Author Archives: Edward Brain

Happy Victoria Day 2019

Today, May 20th 2019, 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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Owners can Remove Directors not Officers

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  We are wondering if the condominium unit owners have the right to vote for the removal of the president of the board? The … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Conference Finals

The Conference Finals for the NHL Playoffs are now set. One Original Six Team remains as the Boston Bruins beat out the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round and then the Columbus Blue Jackets to make it to the … Continue reading

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How to Fix Region of Peel’s Council

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the City of Mississauga wanting to separate from the Region of Peel as the Province of Ontario (Queen’s Park) is currently reviewing the operation of its Regional Municipalities. While on the … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Conference Semi-Finals

The second round match-ups of the 2019 NHL playoffs are now set and are set to start tonight, April 25th 2019. Only one Original Six team remains in the postseason – the Boston Bruins who defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs … Continue reading

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Idomeneo at Opera Atelier

I caught the last performance of Mozart’s Idomeneo by Opera Atelier on April 13th, 2019 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre. The performance starred Colin Ainsworth (Idomeneo), Measha Bruggergosman (Elettra), Wallis Giunta (Idamante), Meghan Lindsay (Llia), Bradley Christensen (Priest), Olivier Laquerre … Continue reading

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First Round of 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The first round of the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are now set with the end of the 2018-2019 regular season. The Tampa Bay Lightning are the Presidents’ Trophy winners while the Pittsburgh Penguins have made the playoffs for the … Continue reading

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Racial Comments should be Dealt with Seriously

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options, other than resigning from the board, for me to deal with continued racial slurs at board meetings?

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Die Walküre: Live in HD

On March 30th, 2019 the Metropolitan Opera (Met Opera) presented Die Walküre as part of their Live in HD broadcast.  The production is the Robert Lepage directed production that premiered several seasons ago. The production stars Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde), Greer … Continue reading

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Toronto Blue Jays 2019 Opening Day Roster

Today the Toronto Blue Jays open the 2019 MLB season at home against the Detroit Tigers. The team is managed by Charlie Montoyo in his first year as a major league manager. The 25 man roster breaks down as follows:

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