Author Archives: Edward Brain

2017 NHL Conference Semi-Finals

The first round of the 2017 National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs have been completed.  Eight teams have qualified for the second round of the playoffs, the Conference Semi-Finals. After the first round of the playoffs, I have a record of … Continue reading

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Happy 91st Birthday, Your Majesty!

I would like to wish Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada a very Happy Birthday. Today, April 21st, 2016 marks the 91st birthday of Her Majesty.  Here’s to many more years in the future! God save the Queen!

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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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Opening Round of 2017 NHL Playoffs

The 2017 National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs start today. Highlights of this year’s playoffs include the Washington Capitals winning the Presidents’ Trophy for the second straight year with 118 points.  The Detroit Red Wings failed to make the playoffs for … Continue reading

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Reserve Fund Balance must be Disclosed

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss two of the questions raised. The first question is: QUESTION:  A number of us as unit owners have written to the board requesting the current amount of … Continue reading

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Work Could Require Owner Approval

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  The corporation’s engineer recommended refurbishing the corridors. Is the board entitled to undertake a $5.1-million hallway renovation without the consent of 66-2/3 per cent … Continue reading

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Singers Shine in Götterdämmerung

I attended the February 17th, 2017 performance of Götterdämmerung at the Canadian Opera Company.  The production stars Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde), Andreas Schager (Siegfried), Ain Anger (Hagen), Martin Gantner (Gunther).  The production is conducted by the COC Music Director Johannes Debus, … Continue reading

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