2018 Fall Conference

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The OEA Fall Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place on October 25th and 26th at the Pantages Hotel in Toronto.

The OEA Fall Conference not only presents a great opportunity for you to get together with your colleagues, but also provides a chance to learn about the updates and various issues relating to expropriation!


Thursday, October 25, 2018 – Dinner
Friday, October 26, 2018 – Seminar and AGM


Pantages Hotel
200 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario


Thursday, October 25, 2018

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception

7:00 p.m. Dinner

Dinner Speaker: A Discussion from Mr. Paul Muldoon, Environment & Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) Alternate Executive Chair. ELTO brings together six Ontario tribunals and boards (ARB, BON, CRB, ERT, MLT, and LPAT) which adjudicate matters related to land use planning, environmental and heritage protection, property assessment, land valuation, mining and other matters.

Friday, October 26, 2018

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:40 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

8:45 a.m. Conference start…

The Importance of Ensuring Experts are on the Same Page (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Guillaume Lavictoire, Lawyer, Scargall Owen-King LLP
Paula Frederick, Chartered Business Valuator, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc.
Paul Scargall, Lawyer, Scargall Owen-King LLP
Mark Penney, Appraiser / Planner, gsi Real Estate & Planning Advisors Inc.
Jim Mallett, Transportation Engineer, Paradigm Transportation Solutions Limited

Unresolved or Commonly Misunderstood Legal and Financial Issues related to Business Losses
Ephraim Stulberg, Forensic Accountant, Matson Driscoll & Damico Ltd.
Conner Harris, Lawyer, Rayman Beitchman LLP

Costs and Interest: Shergar Development Inc. v Windsor (City)
Sahil Shoor, Lawyer, Gowling WLG

What's up with LPAT?
Isaac Tang, Lawyer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Retail in Mixed-Use Developments: Challenges, Successes and Impacts on Expropriation
Jamie Tate, Tate Economic Research Inc.

The Impact of Environmental Factors in an Expropriation (Panel Discussion)
David Neligan, Lawyer, Aird & Berlis LLP
Scott Stoll, Lawyer, Aird & Berlis LLP
David Atlin, Appraiser, Altus Group

Case Law Update
Andrew Baker, Lawyer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

State of the Market Address
Mark Conway, Planner / Land Economist, N. Barry Lyon Consultants Limited

OEA Legislative Reform Committee Update

Annual General Meeting

3:30 p.m. Conference end…

The full conference agenda will be provided in PDF format closer to the event.


To access the OEA website event registration page, visit www.oea.on.ca/fall2018..

1. Register before Friday, October 12, 2018 for a chance to win an “Early Bird” prize!
2. Registration is only confirmed upon receipt of payment.
3. Registration is not accepted after Monday, October 22, 2018.


Dinner Only
Seminar Only
Dinner and
Member$105.00 + HST
= $118.65
$230.00 + HST
= $259.90
$300.00 + HST
= $339.00
Non-Member$115.00 + HST
= $129.95
$250.00 + HST
= $282.50
$330.00 + HST
= $372.90

1. No refund for cancellation made on or after Monday, October 22, 2018. Replacement is allowed.

Hotel Accommodation

A limited number of guest rooms are available at the Pantages Hotel for OEA attendees. These rooms will be held until September 27, 2018.

If you would like to book directly online, click below:

http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp? groupID=2126243&hotelID=102298

Alternatively, call 416-362-1777 or 1-855-852-1777 and for either the “Ontario Expropriation Association” group rate or referencing the group code 633194.

After September 27, 2018, room rates will depend on availability.


Valet parking is no longer available at the Pantages Hotel.

The best parking option is:

TARGET Park (Negotiated Rates)
237 Victoria Street, Toronto (1 minute walk from the Pantages Hotel)
24 hours Outdoor Lot
Rates Mon – Fri from 6am – 6pm: $6/30 min – Maximum Daily Rate of $24
Rates Mon – Fri from 6pm – Midnight: $15 (higher rates may be charged during special event evenings)
Rates Mon – Fri from Midnight – 6am: $15

* SPECIAL PANTAGES HOTEL GUEST RATE: $35/DAY (from check- in to check out)


Thursday, October 25, 2018

1st Course:
Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Apples and Crème Fraiche

2nd Course:
Salad of Yellow and Candy Beets with Ontario Greens, Arugula, Micro Seedlings and Goat Cheese on Lemon Almond Vinaigrette

Entrée Option 1:
Grilled Chicken Breast with sautéed Apricots and Mushrooms, Red Bliss Potatoes with Rosemary and Seasonal Vegetables

Entrée Option 2:
Roasted Canadian Salmon Fillet with Sun ripened Tomato Beurre Blanc with Basil, Quinoa Risotto and Green Asparagus

Entrée Option 3:
Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage in Orange Butter with Cherry Tomatoes

Vanilla Crème Brulee with Thyme Shortbread

Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Continental Breakfast:
Selection of assorted Danishes, croissants and muffins, seasonal fruit cocktail with berries, individual cereals and milk, fruit yogurts, fresh orange and apple juice, coffee and tea.

Paris Luncheon:
Greens, nicoise salad with tuna, baby potato, fresh beans, sliced eggs with tarragon dressing, pan seared chicken breast in a wild mushroom sauce, potato gratin, ratatouille, vanilla crème brulee, coffee and tea.

Seminar Materials

The seminar materials will be available online only. A link will be emailed to conference attendees prior to the event.

Professional Credits

For Appraisers:
The program is eligible for 5.5 hours of CPD credits (1.0 hour for the Thursday Dinner and 4.5 hours for the Friday Seminar) for designated members (AACI and CRA) of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

For Lawyers:
The program is eligible for up to 5.0 Substantive Hours (1.0 hour for the Thursday Dinner and 4.0 hours for the Friday Seminar).


Hope to see you there.

Margaret Wong
Ontario Expropriation Association
Tel: 416-869-3508
Email: admin@oea.on.ca