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Spring is finally here, and so are our May and June seminars.
Next Tuesday, May 10th, Randy Sandbeck, Q.C. and Andrea Argue, Q.C. co-present Real Estate 101: Essentials for Practice (CPD 326). With a focus on the fundamentals of Saskatchewan residential real estate law, this jam-packed two-hour seminar explains common residential real estate documents and processes, and provides practical tips for new and transfer lawyers, or those hoping to start working in real estate.
On Thursday, May 26th, A Family Law Refresher – Updates & Practice Tips covering the Most Current Issues in Family Law (CPD 328) brings you sessions on family property agreements without lawyers, retroactive child and spousal support, and updates on The Children’s Law Act and The Divorce Act. The first session follows up on last year’s Simpler, Better, Faster: Saskatchewan’s New Family Rules (CPD 296) giving practitioners a chance to ply our panel: The Honourable C.M. Richmond, Jennifer Fabian, Q.C., and Greg Walen, Q.C., with their questions around the changes. In the last session, The Honourable Justice G.V. Goebel and Sherry Fitzsimmons, Q.C. share their tips on successful chambers advocacy.
A host of labour and employment practitioners share key updates, case law and information on recent changes and issues in labour and employment law on Tuesday, June 7th, for Updates & Current Issues in Labour & Employment Law (CPD 330). Keir Vallance and Adam Touet review recent legislative amendments. Jana Linner gives a COVID-19 case law update. Robert Frost-Hinz and Dan LeBlanc speak on mental health accommodations. Paul Harasen discusses workplace investigations. Gord Hamilton addresses employee privacy. And lastly, Wuraola Dasylva and Laura Klemmer speak on diversity, equity and inclusion.
On Monday, June 13th, join Eli Mina for: Robert’s Rules of Order Demystified (CPD 331). Fast-paced and filled with practical examples, this workshop will assist you in conducting productive meetings. Eli Mina, M.Sc., P.R.P., is a Vancouver-based consultant, meeting mentor and registered parliamentarian. Since 1984, Eli has advised his clients on building better decision-making teams, dealing with organizational dysfunctions, planning and running better meetings, demystifying the rules of order, and minute taking standards.
All our May/June seminars and workshops are virtual. To register, select the links above, or go to our CPD Calendar of Events.