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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Will anti-spam law hurt realtors?

Will anti-spam law hurt realtors?

With fines of up to $10 million for businesses and $1 million for individual offenders, Canada’s new anti-spam law seems to be designed to intimidate. Yes, everybody hates spam, but $10 million? In any case, the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1 and will affect everyone who uses email for business… Continue Reading

Is this the dawning of the age of aquaponics?

Is this the dawning of the age of aquaponics?

The quest for a method of sustainable food production in a world whose fresh water resources are under ever-increasing pressure naturally leads to Downsview Park in Toronto. That’s where Toronto’s first commercial aquaponics operation, Water Farmers, is located. Aquaponics is a system that combines hydroponics, the growing of plants in water, with aquaculture, the raising of fish… Continue Reading

“Orderly adjustments” in store for Toronto housing market: TD Economics

“Orderly adjustments” in store for Toronto housing market: TD Economics

Forecasting how the Canadian housing market will perform in coming months continues to test the abilities of any who attempt it. It would be much easier, of course, if the market behaved as it was supposed to. The latest effort, from TD Economics, begins by explaining that back in January “we were expecting mortgage rates to… Continue Reading

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Easter can be dangerous for pets and children: lilies, ham and chocolate can be toxic

Easter can be dangerous for pets and children: lilies, ham and chocolate can be toxic

Easter can be dangerous for young children and pets if condo owners display seasonal Easter lilies and other flowers. Also topping the list of easter cautions for pets in particular: ham is dangerous for cats and dogs and can cause pancreatitis tasty packaging: good foods with tasty smells can be ingested by pets, leading to choking…

Ontario to target real estate "scalpers" with "responsible reforms" to help cool rises in home prices

Ontario to target real estate "scalpers" with "responsible reforms" to help cool rises in home prices

As expected, Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced that pending Ontario government intervention will target speculators — an attempt to help ordinary buyers and sellers. He emphasized that the Ontario government would not be targeting real estate agents who facilitate bids. In his remarks to journalists at Queen’s Park, he compared speculators to “scalpers” who grab…

Ask the Lawyer: Richard Hoffman replies to a reader concerned over a fire caused by a resident with dementia

Ask the Lawyer: Richard Hoffman replies to a reader concerned over a fire caused by a resident with dementia

By popular demand, Condo.ca, Canada’s Condominium Magazine, is pleased to bring back “Ask the Lawyer.” We invite readers to submit their condo related questions to Richard Hoffman, a lawyer with DelZotto, Zorzi LLP, practicing in the area of condominium law. Do you have a question for Richard? Please reach out to us through our contact…

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