Monthly Archives: October 2013

20th Anniversary of ‘Touch ‘Em All Joe’

Today, October 23rd 2013, is the 20th anniversary of the most important homerun in Toronto Blue Jays history:  Joe Carter’s walk-off homerun to win the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays.  This also happens to be the day … Continue reading

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Jim Leyland Steps Down as Tigers Skipper

Jim Leyland, manager of the Detroit Tigers, has announced that he is stepping down as the team’s manager after eight seasons. He announced that he will not be leaving the team, but will be staying on in another position.  The … Continue reading

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Hall of Famer Allan Stanley Passes Away

Hall of Fame defenceman Allan Stanley has passed away at the age of 87.  He he played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, and Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League (N.H.L.), the Providence … Continue reading

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2013 World Series

Well, we now ready for the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals. The series will begin on Wednesday in Boston, thanks to the A.L. winning the All Star Game back in July.  This is … Continue reading

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Non-Owners Can Serve on the Board

Gerry Hyman has written a new article.  Let’s discuss some of the questions he responds to: QUESTION:  One of our directors sold her unit and moved out of the building. The board would like to fill the vacancy until the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

As this is the second Monday in October, I would like to wish everyone in Canada a Happy Thanksgiving. Let’s discuss the history of Thanksgiving in Canada:

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Peter Grimes at the C.O.C.

I attended the October 11th performance of Peter Grimes by the Canadian Opera Company (C.O.C.)  The production is directed by Neil Armfield starring Ben Heppner (Peter Grimes), Ileana Montalbetti (Ellen Orford), Alan Held (Captain Balstrode), Jill Grove (Auntie), and Thomas … Continue reading

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League Championship Series

Now that the Detroit Tigers have eliminated the Oakland Athletics in five games, we can talk about the League Championship Series: American League Championship Series (A.L.C.S) In the American League, the Detroit Tigers take on the Boston Red Sox.  Detroit … Continue reading

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The Battle of Ontario

With the Toronto Maple Leafs set for the play their home opener against the Ottawa Senators, another year of the ‘Battle of Ontario’ is set to start.  Let’s take a look at the history of the Battle: The Battle of … Continue reading

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Condominium Must Respect Human Rights Act

I’d like to discuss Gerry Hyman’s latest article. The first question is as follows: QUESTION:  I am renting my townhouse condominium to a person with a visual disability. I put up an orange mailbox so that the tenant would be … Continue reading

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