Annual Report 2017/2018

  • July 05, 2018

Summary of Meetings: Municipal Law

Number of Meetings Held: 4

September 21, 2017
Guest Speaker: Representatives of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Meeting Title/Topic: Annual Ministry Meeting and Year-End Wrap-Up
Synopsis: Section executives presented a round-up of recent municipal law cases of interest .

November 10, 2017
Guest Speaker: Kim Grout, CEO - Agricultural Land Commission
Meeting Title/Topic: Farmland Protection: Process, Perspectives and Experiences from the Agricultural Land Commission
Synopsis: Overview of BC's Civil Resolution Tribunal and how to navigate the Tribunal's processes and how they differ from those of the BC provincial and supreme courts.

January 26, 2018
Guest Speaker: Shannon Salter, Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal
Meeting Title/Topic: Civil Resolution Tribunal
Synopsis: Discussed the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) processes and the ALC's experience working with local governments on issues with respect to which both the ALC and local governments have certain powers and responsibilities, including application processing, land use planning, and compliance and enforcement.

May 10, 2018
Guest Speaker: Representatives of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Meeting Title/Topic: 2017/2018 Kick-off Social and Case Law Review
Synopsis: Ministry staff will present on the topics of cannabis regulation and housing.

Comments and Observations of the Chair

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