Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Canadian Elder Law Conference
November 12, 2015 - 9:00am - November 13, 2015 - 4:30pm
Pan Pacific Hotel
999 Canada Place

Canada's only elder law conference offers an educational and professional development opportunity for professionals from diverse sectors, including law and finance. Topics include elder abuse prevention and response, mental capacity and dementia, powers of attorney, health care decision-making and much more.

This year's keynote speakers include the Catherine Romanko, Public Guardian and Trustee for BC, Jay Chalke, BC Ombudsperson, and Isobel Mackenzie, BC's first Seniors Advocate.

University of Victoria

Online Restoration Courses at UVic
January 4, 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Online January to April 2016

UVic is offering 3 online ecological restoration courses in the January term:

ER502: Ecosystem Design through Propagation of Native Plants


CMHC Annual Vancouver Housing Outlook Conference
November 2, 2015 - 7:30am - 11:45am
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Place

Find out the latest housing market trends from top housing professionals at our 21st Annual Vancouver Housing Outlook Conference. Network with key industry professionals and discover the national, provincial, and local housing outlook for 2016 and 2017.

Base your vital business and financial decisions on solid analysis and industry knowledge. Join us November 2, 2015, to hear objective and up-to-date housing market forecasts and analysis. Register early, don’t be left out.

For complete event, speaker and registration information, click on the PDF below.


CMHC Victoria Housing Outlook Conference
November 13, 2015 - 8:30am - 11:45am
Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel
45 Songhees Road

Network with Victoria’s top housing industry professionals at CMHC’s 2015 Victoria Housing Outlook Conference. Find out CMHC’s provincial and Capital Region housing outlook for 2016 and 2017.

Ensure that your vital business and financial decisions are based on solid analysis. The well-informed housing industry professional relies on CMHC for impartial and up-to-date housing market reports, analysis and knowledge. Register early, this event sells out quickly!

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Tyee Solutions Society/SFU Urban Studies

Housing in the City: Beyond the Headlines
November 2, 2015 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St.

Headlines remind us constantly of our housing crisis: prices run amok, renovictions, and near-zero rental vacancy rates.  This storytelling evening will dig deeper into the story of housing in Vancouver and beyond, with an eye on working households at or below median income in cities across Canada.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 students and seniors.  Doors at 5:30; Event 6:30 - 8:00, followed by reception.
Register here:

Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver 5th Annual Zero Waste Conference: A Future Without Waste
October 29, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place

Metro Vancouver Fifth Annual Zero Waste Conference: A Future Without Waste
Redefining Value - Building the Circular Economy

Simon Fraser University

Financing Urban Growth: The Use of Development Cost Charges and Community Amenity Contributions
October 23, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W Hastings Street

This course is a comprehensive, detailed, and practical examination of the economic, legal, planning, and political dimensions of development levies, negotiated community contributions, and density bonusing as means of creating community amenities and infrastructure.

Instructors: Jay Wollenberg, FCIP, RPP, president of Coriolis Consulting Corp; Bill Buholzer, FCIP, RPP, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors

Society for Children and Youth of BC

Children and the Built Environment
October 28, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
New Westminster, Anvil Centre
777 Columbia St, New Westminster BC V3M 1B6
New Westminster

Robin Moore is an international authority on the design of children's play and learning environments, user needs research, and participatory public open space design. Moore will give a one day workshop on creating and managing built environments that foster children's play and learning. He will speak on theory and evidence-based practice of creating and managing built environments that support healthy child development, and provide case studies illustrating the challenges and successes of places, programs and policies that positively impact child development.

Yukon Land Use Planning Council

The Northern Planning Conference - Call for Papers Deadline November 15, 2015
February 15, 2016 - 8:00am - February 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
1171-1st Avenue

The Northern Planning Conference - Planning for the New North
February 15 - 17, 2016

We are accepting 250 word abstracts for conference presentations responding to themes of the conference until November 15th. We will also be accepting posters.

Fraser Basin Council

Warming Oceans and Rising Tides: Coastal Adaptation in Northwest BC
October 21, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
North Coast Meeting and Convention Centre
240 1st Ave West
Prince Rupert

Join us for the "Warming Oceans and Rising Tides: Coastal Adaptation in Northwest BC" workshop, which is an opportunity for leaders in local governments, First Nations communities, and industry to collectively discuss the issues of coastal adaptation and climate impacts to the resource sectors within the context of Northwest BC.

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