Tag Archives: Ontario

Happy Thanksgiving

As this is the second Monday in October, I would like to wish everyone in Canada a Happy Thanksgiving. This may be a very different type of Thanksgiving this year, I do think we need something nice to celebrate. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Expansion of Condominium Authority Tribunal’s Powers in Ontario

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has announced that starting today, October 1st 2020, that the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) can now hear cases revolving more than just issues relating to condominium records. The Tribunal can now hear cases dealing … Continue reading

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2020 Simcoe Day

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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Happy Dominion Day 2020!!!!

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada! July 1st, 2020 marks the 153rd 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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Happy Simcoe Day 2019

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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Happy 152nd Birthday, Canada

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2019 marks the 152nd 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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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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Ontario Government to Invoke Section 33 of the Constitution

On September 10th, 2018  the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, announced that he will be invoking the so-called ‘Notwithstanding clause’ in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Section 33.) This decision is in response to a court decision that the … 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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Happy Simcoe Day 2018

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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