Monthly Archives: May 2017

2017 Stanley Cup Finals

Now that the Conference Finals have been completed, the Stanley Cup Finals are now set to start. In the Finals, the Prince of Wales Trophy winners Pittsburgh Penguins  (Eastern Conference Champions) are set to face off against the Clarence Campbell … Continue reading

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By-law Changes Cannot be Initiated by Owners

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  There were only two questions in this article, and I want to discuss one of them: QUESTION:  Unit owners in our condominium provided the board with a notice of motion requiring … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday, GO Transit

Today , May 23rd 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of GO Transit commencing operation.  On May 23rd 1967, GO Transit started commuter operation in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with service from Hamilton in the west to Pickering in the … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 22nd 2017, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Der Rosenkavalier Live in HD

On May 13th 2017, I attended the Metropolitan Opera’s (Met Opera) last Live in HD broadcast for the 2016-2017 season.  The opera was Richard Strauss‘ Der Rosenkavalier. This is a new production directed by Robert Carsen with sets by Paul … Continue reading

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2017 NHL Conference Finals

The National Hockey League (NHL) Conference Finals are now set. There are now only four teams left playing for the right to play for the Stanley Cup.  Games start on May 12th, 2017. Let’s look at the match-ups.

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A Tale of Contradictions: Louis Riel at the COC

I attended the May 5th 2017 performance of the Canadian Opera Company‘s (COC) production of Louis Riel. The production stars Russell Braun as Louis Riel, Simone Osborne as Marguerite Riel, Allyson McHardy as Julie Riel, James Westman as Sir John … Continue reading

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