Author Archives: Edward Brain

Board Cannot Refuse Communication Between Owners

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:  Owners in my building have placed leaflets on each unit’s door handle, advertising a condominium community website. One of the directors has been seen … Continue reading

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Board Could Re-Appoint Resigned Director

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  One of our directors submitted his resignation and it was accepted by resolution of the board. The resigned director now wants to return … Continue reading

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2017 Warriors’ Day at the CNE

Today, August 19th 2017, the Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.) celebrated the 96th Warriors’ Day Parade. The Parade started at 10:30 a.m. at the Princes’ Gate, at the east end of the CNE grounds, and continued past the Direct Energy Centre, … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2017

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.  Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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One Parking Spot = One Vehicle

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:  My unit has one parking spot which is large enough for my car and my motorcycle. The manager advises that I must remove one … Continue reading

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Robert Hardy Dead at 91

Veteran stage and screen actor Robert Hardy has passed away at 91. Mr. Hardy was known for his appearance in the television series All Creatures Great and Small, Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movies, and appearing … Continue reading

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Signing to Receive Correspondence not Required

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of the questions: QUESTION:  Our property manager wants all owners to sign for any correspondence received from the board or management. If an owner refuses to give … Continue reading

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Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!!! Today, July 1st 2017 marks the 150th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create the Canada … Continue reading

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Directors can Only be Removed in Specific Situations

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star. I would like to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION: Our condo board recently excluded one of the directors from an executive board meeting at which the other four board … Continue reading

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NHL Hands Out Awards

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced its awards for players. The award winners breakdown as follows:

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