Agenda - September 18th, 2019


Welcome and Introduction by PBLI


Chair's Welcome and Introduction


Sarah Batut

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP



Legal Update


Shauna Towriss

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP


  • Case law update
  • Land Owner Transparency Act



Questions and Discussion


Refreshment Adjournment


Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) Refresher


Mark V. Lewis

Bennett Jones LLP


  • Recent updates to REDMA
  • Condo and Strata Assignment Integrity Register and Policy Statement 16
  • Policy Statements 5 and 6 - practices and pitfalls
  • Marketing phased developments
  • Cases of interest



Questions and Discussion


Development on First Nation Lands


Jean Yuen

Boughton Law Corporation


  • Development of designated reserve lands under the Indian Act
  • Development of reserve lands under First Nations Land Management Act



Questions and Discussion


Networking Lunch


Strata Property Act Update


Allyson Baker

Clark Wilson LLP


  • The 80% requirement
  • Litigating challenges: How have the courts responded?
  • Current issues



Questions and Discussion


Contractor Insolvency Issues and Builders Liens

David Curtis

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Vicki Tickle

McMillan LLP


  • The impact of contractor and subcontractor insolvencies
  • Managing claims of builders liens



Questions and Discussion


Refreshment Adjournment

   3:05 Crane Swing and Shoring Easements

Alex Fane

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Sarah McCalla

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


  • City requirements
  • Negotiating with neighbours: Proactive tips & tricks
  • Janda Group Holdings: What a nuisance!


   3:50 Questions and Discussion
   4:00 Market Update

Sarah Batut

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP


Andrew Ramlo

Rennie Group


  • State of the market and impacts on development
  • Municipal and Provincial interventions
  • Rental housing measures


   4:45 Questions and Discussion
   4:55 Chair's Closing Remarks 
   5:00 Program Concludes