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]
What's the best way to get from Rochester, NY to Toronto? [more inside]
Can someone who knows about Ontario real estate listing agreements help a homebuying n00b? [more inside]
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]
WineFilter: Need a good white wine for Canadian Thanksgiving. [more inside]
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]
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]
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]
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.
Auto insurance recommendations in Ontario for a new immigrant? [more inside]
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]
So I will be making x dollars gross in Ontario, that translates to... [more inside]
Ontario Tenants Filter: i'm in a weird situation with a rental apartment- my landlord is trying to sell the building and is making strange requests. i can't make sense of the ontario tenants' act. your 2 cents would be very much appreciated. [more inside]
I'm moving to Windsor, ON from the US, this fall, for grad school. I'm presently roped into a three+ year wireless contract with Cingular, here in the States. Given the proximity of Windsor to Detroit (I will be able to see Detroit from campus), is it at all possible that I'll be able to continue using my Cingular plan without paying $0.79/minute international roaming fees or acquiring a new plan? [more inside]
How do I get access to Lexis Nexis / Quicklaw for a one-shot search? [more inside]
What more do I need to do and know in order to pass an Ontario class F drivers licence test? [more inside]
Posted previously asking about a move to Los Angeles area, more specifically Ontario, California (40 miles NE of LA) I have questions regarding the area, cost of living, nice neighborhoods etc. [more inside]
SomewhatObscureGiftFilter: I'd like to buy a Darwin Fish bumper plaque/emblem, and I'd like to have it by December 24. I'm in Ontario (Niagara region). The online options I've found have slow or super-expensive shipping to Canada -- anyone know of a bricks-and-mortar source?
NoWaterFilter: My landlord had to shut down the water on Saturday and only gave me a couple of hours warning. It's Monday and it's still not on. I'm in Ontario and I'm wondering what my rights are in this situation. [more inside]
Realistically, what will happen to me if I don't return my "Questionnaire as to Qualifications for Jury Service" in Ontario? [more inside]
How do you clear your name of criminal charges after identity theft? And how could these charges have been incurred? [more inside]
Any suggestions or recommendations for Winery tasting / tours in the Niagara region of Ontario? Logistics appreciated..... [more inside]