Tag Archives: Ontario

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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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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Board Can Fire Officers

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:  If a president of a condo board is terminated unanimously by the board members and fails to resign, what is the board’s next step? … 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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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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Owners Indirectly Save on Electricity Rebate

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  We’ve seen an announcement that condominiums will be eligible for a proposed hydro rebate. Will our corporation be obligated to pass the rebate to … Continue reading

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Condominium Must Hold Annual Meeting

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of the questions: QUESTION:  Two of our three board members own six units in our 13-unit condominium and have a proxy from another owner. But the board … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2016

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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