Charities & Not-For-Profit Law Section Meeting (Remote) 

Jun. 18, 2020
Vancouver Online

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Non-Profit Real Estate Development
This meeting is being hosted by the Charities & Not-For-Profit Law Section.

Speaker(s): Sheila Evani, Webster, Hudson and Coombe LLP
William Azaroff, CEO, Brightside Community Homes Foundation and Board Chair of Vancity Community Foundation; and, 
Dan Garrison, Assistant Director, Housing Policy at City of Vancouver
Time: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Webinar/Teleconference
CPD Hours: 1.00

The high-profile topic of non-for-profit residential real estate development will be addressed from the perspectives of a housing provider, a municipal policy-maker, and a lawyer whose clientele includes charities and not-for-profit organizations.

Dan Garrison, Assistant Director of Housing Policy with the City of Vancouver, will focus on the importance of not-for-profit residential development; steps and roles in a housing development project; and municipal policies and incentives.

William Azaroff, CEO of Brightside Community Homes Foundation and Board Chair of Vancity Community Foundation, will illuminate the community impetus for such projects; will outline their legal and financial structures; and will describe their legal service needs.

Sheila Evani, a business and real estate lawyer with Webster, Hudson and Coombe LLP, will provide an overview of legal considerations for charities and not-for-profits embarking on residential development.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
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We also welcome your suggestions for enhancing the inclusiveness of our activities.

Webinar/Teleconference (if applicable)
Sections host webinars from Internet-capable venues where significant interest has been expressed by Section members in attending remotely. This Section meeting will be offered as a teleconference or webinar depending on the resources and technology available at the venue. 

Webinar or teleconference instructions will be sent to your email that we have on file one day prior to this meeting date. These instructions will indicate when you should log in, as the meeting may start a little later than expected, as members and speaker(s) may be setling in, or if there is a lunch/dinner component.

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Please ensure to sign-in at the meeting; failure to sign-in will result in de-registration. CBABC requires this as a record to confirm your attendance for this meeting for your CPD reporting (if applicable).


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