PIBC Central-North Chapter

An Afternoon of Learning and Mingling
March 8, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Regional District of Fraser-Fort George Office
155 George Street
Prince George
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PIBC’s Central-North Chapter is offering an afternoon of learning and mingling on March 8th, 2018.  The event coincides with the PIBC Board meeting held at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) campus on March 9th.  This FREE event is being offered thanks to a generous sponsorship from Lidstone & Company. The afternoon will involve a legal session with Don Lidstone of Lidstone & Company, mock interviews with the UNBC Student Planners Association and an opportunity to dine with your northern colleagues that you don’t get to see every day!

For detailed information about the program, please click on the PDF below.

Please RSVP via a quick email to the Chapter email address: centralnorth@pibc.bc.ca and indicate which events you will be attending.

Hotel Accommodations:

Individuals requiring a hotel room for the evening of Thursday, March 8th are encouraged to reserve at the Ramada Plaza Prince George hotel. The hotel has offered a discounted rate of $137/night plus taxes for attendees who book before Friday, February 23rd. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at (250) 563-0055, toll-free at 1-800-830-8833 or by email at reservations@ramadaprincegeorge.com and mentioning the name Planning Institute of BC or group code CGPG_0322 to receive the special rate.

Event Generously Sponsored By:

Lidstone & Company


Don Lidstone

Don Lidstone, Partner, Lidstone & Company, Vancouver B.C.

Don has practiced generally in the area of municipal law since 1980, and served on the Province’s 1985 Planning Act Review Committee that created most of the content of the current Part 14 of the Local Government Act. His municipal law focus is in the areas of governance, bylaws, land use, aboriginal and environmental law. Don has published numerous papers and manuals and consulted on the development of the British Columbia Community Charter and other municipal statutes. He was designated Queen’s Counsel in 2008.