May 19, 2021 – FINTRAC Compliance Resources and the Upcoming Changes (no recording)

On June 1, 2021, regulatory amendments introduced by the Financial Transactions & Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) will come into effect and create or change obligations for all reporting entities, including real estate brokerages.

On Wednesday, May 19, we were joined by Simon Parham, Legal Counsel for the Canadian Real Estate Association, who gave an overview of what’s coming and how to help ensure you and your brokerage are in compliance with the new and revised FINTRAC obligations.

Please note that this session was not recorded. If you missed this session there is another opportunity to attend a BCREA Webinar on FINTRAC on Wednesday, June 2 at 10 am.

November 1, 2023 – Managing Brokers Policies and Procedures Manual Template & Standard Forms Launch

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, we were joined by Jim McCaughan, Professional Services Support Advisor at BCREA, and Ryan DeLuca, Managing Director at 25th Hour Regulatory Consulting. Jim provided an informative overview of BCREA’s November 2023 Standard Forms Launch, including a summary of the forms change process, standard forms resources, a synopsis of the standard forms launch itself, and more. Ryan gave an invaluable presentation on topics such as why brokerages need a policies and procedures manual, things to consider when creating the manual, sections to include in the manual, best practices, and more.


The views expressed in these presentations are those of the speakers and do not reflect the views of BCREA or its member boards. Please note, the content of these presentations was current as of the date of each session and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of information provided in past sessions.