Pushor Mitchell Lawyer Andrea East is Co-chair of an in person two day Pacific Business & Law Institute conference in Vancouver on November 23 & 24, 2022 on the topic of Real Estate Development on First Nation Lands.
The Province introduced changes to the laws governing marketing of real estate development this year with changes to the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA”) in March and new policy statements which will become effective on October 1. My articles relating to those changes can be found here: Real Estate Development Marketing Act – Amendments […]
Changes to the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (“REDMA”) came into force on May 29, 2014. The Superintendent of Real Estate has introduced amendments to policy statements under REDMA which are designed to complement the changes to REDMA. Changes to the policy statements will require new forms of Disclosure Statements to reflect changes to REDMA, […]
Since 2009, real estate developers (“Developers”) have been subject to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the “Act”). Under this Act, Developers are required to comply with the following record keeping and reporting obligations:
Developers have to deal with the requirements imposed by a municipality through the development permit process. These requirements can be onerous and time consuming, and sometimes appear to the developer as unreasonable or arbitrarily applied.One land owner decided to push back against the denial of a development permit that the District of Squamish refused to issue. The land owner sought a declaration from the court that Squamish was [...]