I'd like to know how to deal with an unwanted "guest" living in an apartment that I'm paying rent for. [more inside]
What is the initial verbal meme that triggers the Pontypool outbreak in the movie Pontypool?
Does my landlord have to give me advance notice if he's going to shut down the building's water for a few hours? This is in Ontario. [more inside]
I want to go to there, but I need your advice on where "there" is. Starting point: Toronto. Range: any land within 100 km (60-ish miles) of High Park, but I can go further for something really special. Means of transport: my trusty steed. Time frame: now until November-ish. I'm looking for great routes or awesome destinations, urban, rural or suburban, like the best roti in Scarborough, a tiny potter's studio somewhere in Peel, or a gorgeous path by some body of water that isn't Lake Ontario. I want to go somewhere to do something neat, like picking apples or riding horses. And this is not Torontofilter or bikefilter. I'm looking for creative ideas from anyone, anywhere. [more inside]
I love sourdough. It doesn't seem like anyone else in Toronto does, though. [more inside]
I've been thinking of taking a trip on the Ontario Northland Railway from Toronto to Moosonee on the foot of James Bay. Help me plan. [more inside]
I need information on counselling services available in Barrie, Ontario. [more inside]
I'm going to be surfing on my next vacation and I want to get a jump on practicing. Where can I buy one of those inexpensive mass-produced beginner soft foamy boards in Canada, and worse-case scenario and there are no spots with waves that I can find where I live on Georgian Bay, is it possible to practice popping up just paddling out on the water or do you need to be propelled by a wave for that to work?
Do I need to submit form MV-104 (Report of Motor Vehicle Accident) to the New York State (where I live) DMV if the accident occurred in Toronto, Ontario? [more inside]
Can an Ontario lease stipulate that, once the lease is up and I switch to month-to-month tenancy, I still can't move out between October and April? [more inside]
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]
Flat-out asking for a government contract during a cold call: feasible or terrible? [more inside]
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]
Can an expired US driver's license help me get an Ontario license? [more inside]
Recommendations for a minimalist cellular phone and rate plan in Canada (specifically southern Ontario)? [more inside]
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]
Canadian (you are not my) lawyers: is there a deadline for filing a proof of claim in personal bankruptcies? [more inside]
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]
Question about assigning a lease in Toronto, Ontario: could what I heard about the process, and the timing involved, be true? [more inside]
What is the inner harbour residential area of Kingston, Ontario like? [more inside]
Need to find affordable temporary residence (about 8 months or so) in the Kitchener/Waterloo area. Any ideas? [more inside]
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]
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?
A question about using an Ontario health care card in Quebec. [more inside]
Ontario speeding ticket advice: How can I best plead my case tomorrow to the JP? [more inside]
In Ontario, is it necessary to renew a safety only to get new plates? [more inside]
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]
Southern Ontario Filter: Any good, inexpensive places to buy a guitar for a beginner? [more inside]
Any Toronto/GTA area electronic surplus stores? [more inside]
Getting a Personal Support Worker certification in Ontario -- worth it? [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for a reasonably priced hotel, B&B or other accomodation close to Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. [more inside]
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.
Vacation spots in Ontario/Quebec? [more inside]
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?
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]
Which part of the Bruce Trail is not to be missed? [more inside]
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]
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]
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?
Ontario Crown Land: Help me find somewhere to go camping near Ottawa this weekend. [more inside]
Quiet inn, trees, a lake, maybe some hiking - where can I find these things within an hour or so of Toronto? [more inside]
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]
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]
I'm going to see a dentist in Toronto tomorrow. How much is this going to cost me? [more inside]
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]
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?
How do you know if someone is dead? [more inside]
I was scrolling around my home province of Ontario in google maps, and I happened to stumble across this. [more inside]
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]
Ontario property management firm charging "service fees" just to apply for an apartment rental? This has got to be illegal. [more inside]