Author Archives: Edward Brain

Proxies Abuse is Alive in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the two questions raised: QUESTION:  Myself and another candidate recently ran for election to the board against two incumbent directors. The incumbents won, and one of the scrutineers advised … Continue reading

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The King and I at the Princess of Wales

I attended the matinee performance on July 14th of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical The King and I at the Princess of Wales. The production starred Jose Llana (The King of Siam), Elena Shaddow (Anna Leonowens), Joan Almedilla (Lady Thiang), Brian … Continue reading

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2018 MLB All Star Game Teams Announced

Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced the teams for the 2018 All-Star Game. This year’s midsummer classic takes place at Nationals Park and is hosted by the Washington Nationals.  This is the first time that the Nationals have held the … Continue reading

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2018 FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals

We are now down to the Final Four in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Quarterfinals saw Brazil, Russia, Sweden, and Uruguay all eliminated.  Brazil is a five time winner of the tournament, while Uruguay is a two time winner.  … Continue reading

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Metrolinx Open House on South Etobicoke GO Stations

On July 5th 2018 Metrolinx, the provincial organization that operates GO Transit, held an open house at Mimico Presbyterian Church to discuss their intentions to renovate their two stations in south Etobicoke, Long Branch and Mimico, and the possibility of … Continue reading

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World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals

We are now down to eight teams in the 2018 World Cup after a very interesting Round of 16 action at the 2018 World Cup. As we start the Quarterfinals, let’s look at the match-ups:

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Maintenance Fees Paid by Cheque

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  I pay my common-expense contributions monthly by cheque. Management has advised that we’ll be required to pay a $10 fee for … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2018 marks the 151st 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 … Continue reading

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2018 World Cup: Round of 16

The Group Stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has concluded and we are ready to start the knockout phase with the Group of 16. A couple shocks did take place with the Group Stage.  Firstly, two top teams:  The … Continue reading

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Streetcar Service Returns west of Humber Loop

On June 24th, 2018 the communities along Lake Ontario is southern Etobicoke finally got their streetcar service back after waiting almost a year and a half. Starting January 7th, 2017 the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) shutdown streetcar service west of … Continue reading

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