Lecturing and speaking   The Neighbours Next Door Nasty, Neighbours: Noise and Nuisance OBA,   December 5, 2006. In Camera Meetings, When Are They Lawful OBA, CLE, June 6, 2006 Boundaries: Where To Draw The Line, Nasty Neighbours III: Return Of The Feuding, OBA, June 10, 2004 Impact of the Municipal Act, 2001, OBA, December 12, 2003 Civil Litigation Update - Suits and the City, Carelton County Law Association, Montebello P.Q., November 28, 2003 Operation Update, Municipal Law -OBA, October 3, 2003 Love Thy Neighbour - Tips and Techniques for Balancing Individual and Community Rights: Creating Enforceable Municipal By-laws, Canadian Institute, October 2, 2003 Municipal Act, 2001: Roads and Highways II, OBA, June 9, 2003 Managing Your Obligations Under The Safe Drinking Water Act: Personal Liability for Directors and Officers of the Water System, The Canadian Institute, April 8, 2003 Municipal Act, 2001: New Powers to Regulate Nuisance and Environmental Impacts, OBA Institute 2003, Environmental Law Program, March 21, 2003 Counsel at Municipal Council: Municipal Freedom of Information, OBA Institute 2003, Municipal Law Program, March 20, 2003  Fences: Neighbourhood Friends or Foes?, CBAO Continuing Legal Education, Nasty Neighbours II Program, May 2000 Municipal Law Including Mega City, CBAO, Operation Update, September 1997 Advising Clients on Municipal Legislative Changes, Article in CBAO's Briefly Speaking, August 1997 Land Use Planning and Protection Act, 1996 (Bill 20) An Overview, Law Society of Upper Canada, Continuing Legal Education and Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Joint Program entitled "Bills 20 & 26 'Common Sense' and Sensibility", June 1996 Changes to the Planning Act: A Legal Perspective, Ontario Association of Committees of Adjustment and Consent Authorities, Workshop, March 1996 Appeals Under the Building Code Act, A Review of the Statutory and Case Law since 1988, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, January 1996 Collecting and Refunding Municipal Taxes, Law Society of Upper Canada, Continuing Legal Education, also Chair of the Program which was entitled "Municipalities and Money", May 1994 Building Code Act - Recent Amendments, Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, January 1994 Case Summary on Loblaws and Fortino's Supermarket Limited v. Ancaster (Town), Article in Municipal World, 1993 Establishing the Amount of Municipal Building Permit Fees, Cost Recovery or Revenue Production, Article in Municipal World, 1993 Do Fences Make Good Neighbours?, The Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, 1992 Institute, January 1992 The Municipal Perspective on Water Issues - Beyond 'Hot Water', The Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Continuing Legal Education, February 1991 Bill 103 - The New Ontario Building Code Act, The Law Society of Upper Canada, Municipal Law Update, October 1990 Municipal Law, The Law Society of Upper Canada, 1990 Legal Concerns of the Public Health Inspection, The District, Municipal and Regional Solicitors' Association, The Association of Local Official Health Agencies, December 1988 Real Estate and Municipal Law, Getting Your Building Permit under Section 15 of the Ontario Building Code Act, The Canadian Institute, November 1988 The Planning Act, 1983, Five Years Later, Subdivision Process - An Overview, Canadian Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, October 1988 How to Attack Municipal By-laws in Court and How to Take a Municipality to Court When You Don't Get Your Building Permit, Law Society of Upper Canada, April 1988 The Planning Act, 1983 - Nearly Five Years Later, Canadian Bar Association 1988 Institute on Continuing Legal Education, February 1988 Bill 20 Provisions Affecting Appeal Procedures, Insight Seminar, February 1996 Regulations and By-laws Real Laws in the Real World, Co-Chair, Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice Seminar, November 1995 OMB Practice - Non-Hearing Dispute Resolution, Insight Seminar, June 1995 Bill 163 the Planning and Municipal Statute Law Amendment Act, 1994, Municipal Electric Association, Legal Matters Seminar, December 1994 Planning and Development Reform in Ontario, Insight Seminar, September 1993 Advanced Unit Municipal Law A.M.C.T.O. Course, Mohawk College, 1989, 1991 and 1992 Administrative Law Program, The Law Society of Upper Canada, 1988 1988 Institute on Continuing Legal Education, Canadian Bar Association Municipal Electric Association Seminars Property Standards Officers Association Annual Meetings, 1983 - 1985 Enforcement of Municipal By-laws, Seneca College Drafting Municipal by-laws, Seneca College Business Law Course, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, 1973 - 1974  
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