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Can my landlord really kick me out?

My landlords want to kick me out and move into my apartment. They gave me the 60 days notice, but I have some questions about the validity of their notice. [more inside]
posted by krunk on Jun 16, 2009 - 17 answers

Flat-out asking for a government contract during a cold call: feasible or terrible?

Flat-out asking for a government contract during a cold call: feasible or terrible? [more inside]
posted by cranberrymonger on Jun 11, 2009 - 3 answers

Determining small claims court venue in Ontario: Where did the transaction take place if the parties are distant from one another?

For the purpose of determining venue for small claims court in Ontario, Canada, what would be considered the municipality where the transaction took place for an eBay sale where buyer and seller are in different Ontario municipalities? [more inside]
posted by winston on Jun 8, 2009 - 1 answer

Can an expired US driver's license help me get an Ontario license?

Can an expired US driver's license help me get an Ontario license? [more inside]
posted by pravit on Jun 7, 2009 - 9 answers

Cell me a phone (hur!)

Recommendations for a minimalist cellular phone and rate plan in Canada (specifically southern Ontario)? [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Jun 6, 2009 - 14 answers

Is Now A Good Time To Get Locked Into A New Cellphone Plan in Canada?

Is now is a good time to get locked into a 3 year contract or should I wait to see what the (apparently forthcoming) new competition brings. [more inside]
posted by backwards guitar on Jun 2, 2009 - 8 answers

Is there a proof of claims deadline for Canadian bankruptcy creditors?

Canadian (you are not my) lawyers: is there a deadline for filing a proof of claim in personal bankruptcies? [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Apr 22, 2009 - 1 answer

Your honor, please kick this guy out!

We're filing a complaint against our landlord in Ontario's Landlord and Tenant Board regarding their maintenance man who is also our downstairs neighbor. Tell me what worked in your successful complaint. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 3, 2009 - 8 answers

How to assign my lease?

Question about assigning a lease in Toronto, Ontario: could what I heard about the process, and the timing involved, be true? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Mar 17, 2009 - 7 answers

What is the inner harbour area of Kingston, Ontario like?

What is the inner harbour residential area of Kingston, Ontario like? [more inside]
posted by nothingsconstant on Mar 16, 2009 - 9 answers

Temporary residence in Kitchener/Waterloo Ontario?

Need to find affordable temporary residence (about 8 months or so) in the Kitchener/Waterloo area. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 15, 2009 - 5 answers

In The Zone

My fiance and I made the mistake of renting from a young friend of mine who just bought her first house here in London, Ontario, Canada. We have been here since November 1st with nothing but trouble - construction which pushed back our move-in date by two weeks and then continued for weeks afterwards, incredibly loud dogs (she has 3 dogs upstairs who are almost always in cages) not to mention domestic fights from upstairs. [more inside]
posted by DecemberRaine on Feb 19, 2009 - 9 answers

Is it okay to sever a new lease within a certain amount of time in Ontario?

I've heard that one can sever certain contracts they sign in Ontario if it's within the first 10 days of signing. If this is true, does it also apply to a lease on a house?
posted by gman on Feb 16, 2009 - 5 answers

What will the cost of using an Ontario health care card in Quebec be?

A question about using an Ontario health care card in Quebec. [more inside]
posted by jon_kill on Feb 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Please help lead-foot Liquado locate leniency

Ontario speeding ticket advice: How can I best plead my case tomorrow to the JP? [more inside]
posted by liquado on Nov 17, 2008 - 11 answers

Think when buying a car

In Ontario, is it necessary to renew a safety only to get new plates? [more inside]
posted by hungrysquirrels on Oct 8, 2008 - 4 answers

What's the best way for a non-driver to get from central/downtown Los Angeles to Ontario Airport on a Tuesday?

What's the best way for a non-driver to get from central/downtown Los Angeles to Ontario Airport on a Tuesday? [more inside]
posted by mirepoix on Oct 5, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me help my friend help his partner...!

Southern Ontario Filter: Any good, inexpensive places to buy a guitar for a beginner? [more inside]
posted by gursky on Sep 23, 2008 - 8 answers

GTA/Toronto area electronics surplus?

Any Toronto/GTA area electronic surplus stores? [more inside]
posted by the dief on Sep 18, 2008 - 8 answers

To PSW or not to PSW....

Getting a Personal Support Worker certification in Ontario -- worth it? [more inside]
posted by the dief on Aug 29, 2008 - 1 answer

Hotel recommendations in Kingston

Looking for recommendations for a reasonably priced hotel, B&B or other accomodation close to Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. [more inside]
posted by Cyrie on Aug 26, 2008 - 2 answers

Where in Ontario for a short boat trip?

I'm planning a two night boat trip in Ontario with my son. Any ideas on a waterway that will keep us occupied while we aren't fishing? We have a 16 foot boat so I need a fairly calm lake or river system.
posted by Scoops on Jul 2, 2008 - 4 answers

Is there anything I haven't seen in this neck of the woods?

Vacation spots in Ontario/Quebec? [more inside]
posted by hiptobesquare on Jun 22, 2008 - 12 answers

I'm starting to get tipped off.

In Ontario, are there any legal restrictions to how an employees tips should be handled in the service industry?—specifically with regard to restaurants and cafes?
posted by Evstar on Jun 15, 2008 - 2 answers

What to do in the Toronto area?

I'm a 19 years guy moving to the Toronto area for the summer from LA and I'm just wondering what is there to do in this town? [more inside]
posted by sumobob on Jun 8, 2008 - 14 answers

Which part of the Bruce Trail is not to be missed?

Which part of the Bruce Trail is not to be missed? [more inside]
posted by laroodles on Jun 5, 2008 - 4 answers

Should we repair unclaimed damage before an inspection?

Ontario car insurance. My wife and I have insurance through PC financial. Over the last year, our cars have been damaged, but we haven't filed a claim. Now, they've requested an inspection of our cars. Is this just to ensure they don't pay for preexisting damage in the event of future claims, or can we expect them to get mad/raise rates for this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 29, 2008 - 3 answers

What edibles to grow in a garden with small kids in Toronto?

What edibles should we plant in the garden? Parameters: inexperienced gardeners, Toronto, raccoons and squirrels will be present, items that are exciting/educational for four-year-olds, and it's a plot in a community garden that we probably won't visit every day. [more inside]
posted by winston on May 12, 2008 - 22 answers

Canada Income Tax

I have never filed my taxes in Ontario, Canada before. Are there any benefits to doing so even if I have no income to declare?
posted by alse on Apr 30, 2008 - 8 answers

Get me out of the parks!

Ontario Crown Land: Help me find somewhere to go camping near Ottawa this weekend. [more inside]
posted by sunshinesky on Apr 29, 2008 - 6 answers

Inns from the 49th Parallel

Quiet inn, trees, a lake, maybe some hiking - where can I find these things within an hour or so of Toronto? [more inside]
posted by minervous on Apr 24, 2008 - 8 answers

What makes a car "safe" in Ontario

Ontario Mechanic Filter: I'm safety'ing a car tomorrow (1997 Sunfire) and I'm wondering exactly what is the guy going to be checking? [more inside]
posted by br4k3r on Apr 23, 2008 - 3 answers

What to do in Ontario??

We have recently moved to Waterloo Ontario from Vancouver BC and friends are coming to visit. What should we do with them??? Help! I really want them (and us) to have fun!! [more inside]
posted by saradarlin on Apr 17, 2008 - 16 answers

They're going to make me pay in teeth?

I'm going to see a dentist in Toronto tomorrow. How much is this going to cost me? [more inside]
posted by SassHat on Apr 16, 2008 - 10 answers

What do you wish you knew before becoming a landlord?

I've been thinking a lot about buying a property and renting it out. I have a good grasp on a lot of the essentials, but I was hoping for some input from hive mind as to what I should be prepared for, what I should have ready, and how best to handle being a landlord. [more inside]
posted by smitt on Mar 26, 2008 - 20 answers

Curious, indeed.

In Ontario, are high schools supposed to charge a fee when they issue student transcripts? I've asked the guidance office of my old school for two transcripts. One is for a post-secondary application. The other is for myself. Is the guidance secretary just trying to screw me outta $20 so she can fix her nose-candy at lunch?
posted by Evstar on Feb 11, 2008 - 6 answers

How do you know if someone is dead?

How do you know if someone is dead? [more inside]
posted by Felicity Rilke on Jan 8, 2008 - 23 answers

What's it all for?

I was scrolling around my home province of Ontario in google maps, and I happened to stumble across this. [more inside]
posted by tehloki on Nov 15, 2007 - 19 answers

I can't work it out with a pencil

I need to pass a legal exam. Trouble is, I'm no legal genius and I haven't sat an exam in decades. How would you get down to cramming the facts? [more inside]
posted by scruss on Nov 9, 2007 - 6 answers

Getting ripped off by a property management firm. Help!

Ontario property management firm charging "service fees" just to apply for an apartment rental? This has got to be illegal. [more inside]
posted by anthill on Nov 7, 2007 - 20 answers

How do I get to Toronto from Rochester, NY?

What's the best way to get from Rochester, NY to Toronto? [more inside]
posted by scooterdman on Nov 5, 2007 - 12 answers

How to get out of a listing agreement in Ontario

Can someone who knows about Ontario real estate listing agreements help a homebuying n00b? [more inside]
posted by liquado on Oct 28, 2007 - 4 answers

Epileptic and missing meds in Ontario

So my epileptic wife and I moved from the US to Ontario a couple of months ago, and we just found out that one of her anticonvulsants is not available in Canada. This is potentially Very Bad. [more inside]
posted by the dief on Oct 5, 2007 - 18 answers

White wine for red wine drinkers.

WineFilter: Need a good white wine for Canadian Thanksgiving. [more inside]
posted by Laura in Canada on Oct 4, 2007 - 16 answers

This is not a what should I do in Toronto on vacation question

So I made up my mind and am going to Toronto at the end of next week. I've read all of the Toronto threads, but need help finding a few specific things: [more inside]
posted by pieoverdone on Sep 24, 2007 - 10 answers

Hotel/Motel/B&B recommendations for Toronto/Markham area, please

Greetings, my Canadian brethren! I am travelling to the Toronto area (specifically Markham) this November for some business. Do you have any hotel/motel/b&b recommendations? [more inside]
posted by ArgentCorvid on Sep 19, 2007 - 8 answers

Absentee landlords alive and well; lurking in university towns in Ontario

My girlfriend and I are wondering about what her rights are as to prematurely terminating her lease with a negligent landlord (in Ontario). [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Aug 22, 2007 - 5 answers

What is a good team outing in Ottawa, Ontario?

What are some good "team outings" for a smallish team (10) (where team means corporate) of 20 and 30-somethings in Ottawa, Ontario? It has to be reasonably cross cultural and accessible; this is the usual mix of people that happens in high-tech.
posted by Bovine Love on Aug 8, 2007 - 9 answers

Highway robbery!

Auto insurance recommendations in Ontario for a new immigrant? [more inside]
posted by the dief on Jul 27, 2007 - 3 answers

How much notice to give?

Ontario employment law: I'm quitting my job to go back to school full-time in September. I'm currently employed full-time as an engineer. I want to tell my employer as far in advance as possible that I am leaving so that everyone knows what's going on, but I want to minimize the risk of finding myself unemployed and unpaid early. How much notice should I give? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 31, 2007 - 7 answers

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