PIBC CPL Committee

RESCHEDULED!! SOLD OUT - PIBC Fall 2018 CPL Webinar Series #1 - Municipal Legislative Update: Housing Policy and Beyond
October 10, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Online
via Adobe Connect
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH!  This event is SOLD OUT! 

Please note, due to internet connecitvity issues, this webinar has been rescheduled from September 26 to October 10 for those, who were already registered.

The webinar recording will be available afterwards for those, who were not able to register and can be purchased via our office. Please check the upcoming PIBC e-newsletters for more info.

Overview:

Representatives from various provincial ministries will review changes in key legislation related to housing over the past two years, and discuss what to expect over the short term and beyond. Topics presented include new policies relating to the termination / wind up of strata corporations (via the Strata Property Act), recent changes and updates to the Residential Tenancy Act, and new legislation enabling rental zoning by local governments and requiring local governments to complete housing needs reports.  Our knowledgeable speakers will answer your questions and direct you to important resources that will help you navigate these changes. 

Presenters:

Strata Property Act– Termination / Wind Up of Strata Corporations

Doug PageDoug Page, Director of Policy and Legislation, Housing Policy Branch, Office of Housing and Construction Standards, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Doug is the Director of Policy and Legislation in the Housing Policy Branch of the BC Government’s Office of Housing and Construction Standards. BC’s strata legislation and regulations are one of

 

The Residential Tenancy Act – Recent Changes and Updates

Tanya BlewettTyann Blewett, Director of Policy, Residential Tenancy Branch, Office of Housing and Construction Standards, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.   Tyann Blewett is the Director of Policy & Legislation at the Residential Tenancy Branch.  She is responsible for the Residential Tenancy Act and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act - leading the development and implementation of a number of changes over the last year.  This past summer, she has been working closely with the Premier's Rental Housing Task Force on further ways to improve tencnacy laws in BC.

 

Planning and Land Use Management – New Legislation Related to Rental Zoning & Housing Needs Reports

Eric NichollsEric Nicholls, Manager, Planning and Land Use, Planning and Land Use Management Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Eric is a manager in the Planning and Land Use Management Branch, where he has been since 2014. His current focus is housing, including new legislation enabling rental zoning by local governments and requiring housing needs reports. He is also responsible for regional growth strategies and has extensive experience reviewing local bylaws for ministerial approval. Along with other provincial work, Eric spent 5 years in Ottawa, first at central agencies, then at Transport Canada working on urban and intelligent transportation policy and projects. Eric has completed a M.Phil. in international relations from Cambridge, a B.A. in political science from UBC, and urban design and transportation courses at SFU.

 

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