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The report contains 14 recommendations on types. The recommendations
address provisions for the creation and cancellation of types, sharing
of operating and capital expenses, powers and duties, and governance.
Finally, the report contains 25 recommendations on phases. It recommends
retaining the legislative framework for phased strata plans and
makes recommendations related to phased strata plans, changing circumstances,
governance and protection of the financial interests of owners.
In preparing the report, BCLI was assisted by a 14-person volunteer project
committee, made up of some of the leading lights in the strata-property
field. Issues concerning complex stratas have figured into 26 committee
The report was preceded by a consultation paper, which was open for
public comment from September 2016 to January 2017. The consultation
paper attracted 36 responses, which helped the committee to refine its recommendations
for the final report.
BCLI thanks the committee, the respondents to the consultation paper
and the project’s financial supporters for helping to make the Report on
Complex Stratas possible.
Keep an eye out for future publications in the Strata Property Law –
Phase Two project on selected governance, common property, land title
and insurance issues.
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Canadian Elder Law Conference: November 2 and 3 in Vancouver
The CCEL is thrilled to once again be hosting the Canadian Elder Law Conference
in collaboration with CLEBC. This year’s conference is scheduled to
take place in Vancouver on November 2 and 3, 2017. We have an exciting
line-up of speakers and topics for this year’s event. The many abstracts
received this year allowed us to curate an agenda that will include some
unique and interesting subjects.
The Canadian Elder Law Conference is the only national conference
devoted to legal and policy issues affecting older adults. This year the conference
will offer interjurisdictional perspectives on elder law and policy,
including practice tips, case updates, ethical guidance and exploration of
policy reform and promising practices for working with older adult clients.
Keynote speakers for this year include:
• Isobel Mackenzie, B.C.’s Seniors Advocate