Condo Board Fines 5-Year Old for Singing in Common Area
This article is reminiscent of a real life article that I wrote last year where a condo board was fining a Jewish woman for hanging a Mezuzah.
The one below is a satirical portrayal of how some condominium association boards can get out of control. I found it very funny.
Condo board fines five-year-old for singing in common space
CALGARY, AB — Cindy O’Donnell was upset when her five-year-old daughter received a letter in the mail on Thursday, informing her she was being fined $1000 by their condominium board.
What upset O’Donnell the most was that the fine was being brought against her daughter for singing the alphabet in the parking lot while walking home from school with her mother.
“Somebody didn’t like that my daughter was singing, and took the most cowardly approach imaginable to deal with it,” says O’Donnell.
O’Donnell has lived in the Confederation Village neighbourhood for six years, and says this latest move shouldn’t surprise her considering the never-ending “bullshit” the condo board tries to get away with.
“A few years ago, my neighbour’s dog snuck out of the door and was hit by a car. The following day, they got a letter reminding them that if they ever get another dog, it can’t be heavier than 20 pounds. ‘Or else.’”…
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