Tag Archives: Condominium Act

Signing to Receive Correspondence not Required

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of the questions: QUESTION:  Our property manager wants all owners to sign for any correspondence received from the board or management. If an owner refuses to give … Continue reading

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Directors can Only be Removed in Specific Situations

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star. I would like to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION: Our condo board recently excluded one of the directors from an executive board meeting at which the other four board … 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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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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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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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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Proxies need to be Curtailed in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:We attempted using proxies to get enough votes to remove our condominium’s directors. But they fell a bit short, Now the board has introduced a … Continue reading

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Boards can Always get Second Opinion

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Is the board of directors obligated to accept the conclusions of a Reserve Fund Study? ANSWER:  The board, within 15 days of receiving … 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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