Tag Archives: Condominium

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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Budget Should be Circulated to Owners

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  When a board issues a budget to the owners for the upcoming year, would it be proper procedure to also send the owners … Continue reading

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Boards Will Not Limit Their Right to Collect Proxies

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I wish to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  In a recent column relating to proxies, you wrote: “The purpose would not appear to be to enable someone to collect … Continue reading

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Board Minutes Should be Vetted

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board posts minutes of directors meetings on a publicly viewed bulletin board. At a recent meeting, the board discussed our … Continue reading

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Rules can be overturned in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has a new article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board has implemented a rule that bans smoking on the common elements and in the units. The ban will take … Continue reading

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Removing a Board Director is Still Hard

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star. I want to discuss one of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Some of the owners in our condominium want to remove the director who serves as the board president. If we cannot … Continue reading

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Human Rights Apply in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions: The first question is: QUESTION:  An owner in our condominium broke his wrist and needed help tying his shoes. Staff helped him, but when … Continue reading

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Leases in Condominiums have Limitations

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: Two questions raised were about renting a unit in a condominium.  As such, I am going to post both of them first and then comment on … Continue reading

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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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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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