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Current Webinars, Courses & Resources

Waterfront Properties in Ontario:
Best Practices for Reducing Ownership Conflict

* POSTPONED *

This fifth annual conference responds to the confusion created by a series of seemingly inconsistent decisions concerning waterfront properties over the last decadeThe day will end with a multidisciplinary panel discussion that aims to establish broad consensus on emerging best practices to reduce conflicts among stakeholders, mitigate the risk for professionals, and minimize uncertainty for members of the public.  Info  Enrol

You are encouraged to pre-enrol at no cost in order to get notification of the date and venue for the revised conference: "Advancing a Consistent and Practical Approach to Waterfront Ownership and Boundary Issues in Ontario".

Boundaries of Public Highways:
New Developments and Practices

The online version of the conference held November 2016 includes the presentations, papers and slide decks from presenters. This full-day event reviewed latest treatment of road boundaries in our legal system and suggested best practices.  Info  Enrol

Enhancing Parcel Title by
Re-Thinking Parcel Boundary

The online version of the conference held November 2015 includes the presentations, papers and slide decks from presenters. The full-day event revisited traditional assumptions about the nature of boundaries and introduced new mindsets better aligned with what the courts do and conclude.  Info  Enrol

Linking Parcel Title
and Parcel Boundary:
Improving Title Certainty

The online version of the conference held November 2014 includes the presentations, papers and slide decks from presenters as well as a forum for discussing ethical issues in the delivery of professional services.  Info  Enrol

Parcel Title and Parcel Boundary:
Where Lawyers and Surveyors Meet

This online version of the conference held November, 2013 includes the presentations, papers and slide decks from most of the presenters. The full-day event reviewed recent developments in boundary law as emerging from courts.  Info  Enrol

This self-paced course explores all aspects surrounding the preparation of the professional land surveyor in Canada to assist – as an expert witness – the decision maker in a legal proceeding.  Info  Enrol

This webinar explores several problem scenarios and outlines solutions in working with lawyers and real estate agents to avoid and resolve disputes.  Info  Enrol

This webinar provides a review of the legal framework by which liability to third parties can arise and makes suggestions for how to reduce the risks.  Info  Enrol

The overall purpose of the Survey Law 2 course is to build on Survey Law 1 with a special emphasis on evaluation of evidence and special circumstances encountered in problematic and natural boundaries.  Info  Enrol

Survey Law 1 provides a foundation for professional surveyors to integrate legal principles, legislation and regulations within the overall framework of property boundary surveys in Ontario.  Info  Enrol

In light of recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions, this presentation proposes a re-think of traditional approaches to ownership, title and boundaries to accommodate diversity of land tenure and over-lapping of interests with respect to the same “place”.  Info  Enrol

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