Tag Archives: Ontario Condominium Act

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Condominiums Required to Maintain Common Elements

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  We own a unit in a large, old condominium. We have had little or no heat, or hot water, for a long time and … Continue reading

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Only ‘Routine Issues’ may be discussed at Annual General Meetings

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss three of the questions that were raised: First, this question:

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Condominiums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment