Tag Archives: Annual General Meeting

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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Democracy Requires Questions

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:  A former board member intends to stand for election to the board at the next annual general meeting. She has shown herself to be … 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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Condominium Could Amend the By-laws

Gerry Hyman as another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of questions that were brought up: QUESTION:  Our board recently discovered that owners have been electing five directors when the bylaws allowed for three. A lawyer’s letter … Continue reading

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Acclamation is Reasonable in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION: At our annual general meeting, an owner nominated himself as a candidate for the board. There was only one vacancy and no other … Continue reading

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Charges Must Be Reasonable

Gerry Hyman has a new article on condominiums.  So let’s discuss it: QUESTION:  The property manager for our 41-townhouse condo advised at our annual meeting that, following a written request, an owner could electronically receive the corporation’s monthly financial statements. … Continue reading

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Non-Owners and Residents have no Right to Parking Spots

Gerry Hyman has a new article.  Let’s discuss some of the question brought up: QUESTION:  Twenty years ago we purchased a parking unit in a condominium corporation across the street from our home. We have now been advised that the … 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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Making Condominiums Democratic

I’d like to discuss how to make condominiums democratic.  This can be handled easily, with easy amendments to the Condominium Act. Let’s discuss those changes: 1)      Limit or remove proxies.  While I would like to say that proxies should be … Continue reading

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Questioning a Board Decision

Today I would like to talk about Gerry Hyman’s latest article.  There was a question which brings up an important issue: QUESTION: I asked at the last AGM why the property manager used a company located 126 kilometres from our … Continue reading

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