Monthly Archives: January 2014

Reforming the Senate

About 10 months ago, I wrote about whether or not Canada needs a Senate.  I supported having a Senate, and I still do. With the recent suspensions of three Senators, as well as the announcement that Liberal Party leader Justin … Continue reading

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Should the Minimum Wage be Increased?

The Government of Ontario has announced that it plans to increase the minimum wage to $11.00, up 75¢ from $10.25.  The increase is planned to come into effect on June 1st, 2014. The decision has created discussion on whether or … Continue reading

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Developer Must Pay Share of Maintenance Fees

Gerry Hyman has a new article about condominiums.  So lets discuss it: QUESTION:  Following registration of our condo, the developer appointed the first board of directors. The board then passed a resolution limiting the common expense contributions to be paid … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company Announces New Season

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2014-15 season. The new season sees a reduction in the number of productions from seven operas to six.  three performances are new, while the other three are revivals.  Some are the COC’s … Continue reading

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Alex Rodriguez Suspended One Year

Following lengthy arbitration, Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for 2014 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, plus the play-offs.  This is due to his use of use of performance enhancing drugs.  Initially, he was suspended for over 200 games, plus the … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Class of 2014

Today Cooperstown announced the Class of 2014 for the baseball Hall of Fame.  The three winners this year are Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and Frank Thomas. All three have won multiple awards during their careers.  Both Glavine and Maddux were … Continue reading

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Team Canada Announces Olympic Team

Team Canada has announced its roster for the Men’s team at the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi Russia. The team sees 11 members of the 2010 Gold Medal winning team again representing Canada.  Nine players have won the Stanley Cup, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I just want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and all the best for the future! 2013 was a very newsworthy year – from the Mayor of Toronto’s antics, to expense scandal involving the Canadian Senate, to the … Continue reading

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