The 6th Annual Central Vancouver Island Solicitors Conference 

Feb. 14, 2019
Parksville BC

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

Presented by the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch in partnership with the
CBABC Solicitors General Practice - Central Vancouver Island Section.


Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
See Full Agenda Below
Location: Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort
1175 Resort Drive, Parksville BC

Conference Chair
Chuck Blanaru (Heath Law LLP; Nanaimo)


$160.00 for CBA Members (+GST)
$300.00 for Non-CBA Members (+GST)

*Lunch Included

*Become a member within 30 business days of this conference, and receive a refund for your difference in the registration fees for members and non-members.

NON-CBA Member Registration
*If you are a non-CBA member, you may fill out the attached PDF Registration Form.


3.50 Hours
Attendance at tconference will provide you with 1 hour of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your Law Society of BC reporting.

*Final CPD Hours accreditation to be determined after the conference.

February 14, 2019

12:30pm - 1:00pm  |  Registration / Check-In & Lunch
1:00pm - 4:45pm    |  Seminar

Prohibitions on Realtors
Rob Grey (Realtor; Re/Max of Nanaimo)

Cannabis in the Workplace
Sharon Cartmill Lane (Pearlman, Lindholm; Victoria)

Acting on the Purchase of and Placing Security on a Pleasure Craft
Robert Graham (League & Williams; Victoria)

Coping with Unorganized Stratas and the Purchase or Refinancing of Real Property
Cora Wilson (Wilson McCormack Law Group; Nanaimo)

Family Law: Property Division & Trusts
Kathleen Sugiyama (Heath Law LLP; Nanaimo)

Understanding the Law Society of BC Disciplinary Process
Art Vertlieb Q.C. (Vertlieb & Company; Vancouver)

Order Absolute of Foreclosure
Bill Younie Q.C. (Ridgway & Company; Duncan)

Coping with Cyberbullying, Defamation and Harassment via Social Media Without Going to Court
Chris Murphy (Heath Law LLP; Nanaimo)

First Nations Estate Planning
Rebecca Domovitch (Shook Wickham Bishop & Field; Campbell River)

Unjust Enrichment (Case Commentary: Moore v. Sweet 2018 SCC52) 
Rod Mont (Mont & Walker Law Corporation; Nanaimo)

In BC, is a Beneficiary Entitled to Interest on a Bequest of Money?
Ian Gove (Heath Law LLP; Nanaimo)

Upcoming Significant Changes to Canada's Trademark System
Michael Cooper (Thompson Cooper LLP; Victoria)

Powers of Attorney and the Land Titles Office
Nathan Seaward (Heath Law LLP; Nanaimo)

Cancellation Policy
Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued. To cancel your attendance, please contact the PD Department at No refunds will be issued to non-attendees.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
The CBABC provides access to Section activities for all members. The facilities for this meeting may be wheelchair accessible. For information about accessible parking or to communicate your request for other accommodation you require, please contact CBABC PD at

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

Conference Materials/Handouts
All materials will be delivered electronically one day prior to the course date.

Participant Disclaimer - This is to confirm that you have agreed with the following terms and conditions:
All materials related to this course are for the sole use of the above said registrant, which may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.


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