Cross Canada Land Development Update: Opportunities in a Changing Legislative Landscape

Date

November 21, 2017

Time

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Location

Osler, 1 First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, 63rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario


Overview

This webinar is now available for online viewing.

Join us on November 21, 2017 for a cross-country update on recent and proposed land use planning and development legislation affecting the commercial real estate sector, and hear from industry development and planning experts on the opportunities and challenges presented by the legislative changes.

The event will feature two panel discussions. 

Panel 1 – Cross-country Update on the Increasing Power of Municipalities

Key market updates on the implications of recent changes to and proposed amendments of land use planning and development legislation affecting the commercial real estate sector, including:

  • Bill 139, the Ontario government’s proposed overhaul of the Ontario Municipal Board;
  • Bill n°122, An Act mainly to recognize that municipalities are local governments and to increase their autonomy and powers, recently passed in the Province of Quebec that will result in significant changes to the development landscape across Quebec and in Montreal in particular; and
  • The Alberta government’s proposed amendments to the Municipal Government Act.  

Panellists:

  • Michael Bowman, Partner, Osler
  • Sebastien Savage, Partner, Osler 
  • Nelson Medeiros RPP, MCIP, Associate, Osler 

Panel 2 – Industry Perspectives

Hear from planning and development experts from across the industry on the challenges and opportunities presented by the various land use and development legislative changes.

Panellists:

  • Don Manlapaz, Vice President, Development – Forgestone Capital Management LP
  • Tony Medeiros, Vice President, Development – Dream Unlimited
  • Cory Estrela, Director, Corporate Legal – Oxford Properties Group

Moderator: George Valentini, Counsel, Osler

Agenda

11:45 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. - Networking & Lunch
12:10 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Introduction and Welcome 
12:15 p.m. - 12:55 pm - Panel 1 – Cross-country Update on the Increasing Power of Municipalities
12:55 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. - Panel 2 – Industry Perspectives
1:25 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Q&A

 

Registration Info

For those not able to attend in person at our Toronto office, we invite you to participate by webinar. Register for webinar.  

If you have any questions please contact seminars@osler.com

CLE/CPD Credit Information

Ontario – Substantive - 1

Quebec – Out of province credits - 1

Speaking
Panelist

Sébastien Savage

Partner, Real Estate

Panelist

Nelson Medeiros

Associate, Real Estate