News Bytes: May 2019

RECA Executive Director Bob Myroniuk, announces retirement

After more than 22 years of dedicated service to RECA, Executive Director Bob Myroniuk, advised RECA’s Council that he will retire at the end of August 2019.

Involved since its inception, Mr. Myroniuk was RECA’s first employee and only Executive Director. Through his leadership, RECA has been recognized as one of the leading real estate regulatory jurisdictions in North America.

An executive search consultant will assist a Council-appointed selection committee in the search for RECA’s next Executive Director.

Join us for RECA’s Annual Meeting

You’re invited to join our inaugural public Annual Meeting webinar on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 10 – 11 a.m.

This is an opportunity to learn about public consultations and current projects, hear highlights from RECA’s annual report, provide your feedback, and ask questions.

Register online today!

Tradeshow season: it’s a wrap!

RECA’s official tradeshow season is finished. Attendance at tradeshows is part of RECA’s consumer and industry outreach campaigns. Events like these help to ensure RECA engages directly with all stakeholders, including consumers and industry.

This year RECA attended home shows in Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton. RECA also had a presence at Calgary Law Day, the Fraud Prevention Month kick-off at Cross Iron Mills, and at the Better Business Bureau’s shred event.

Consumers and industry alike continue to be very interested in RECA’s mandate. A big thank you to everyone who dropped by our booths at these various events across the province.

The winner of the $500 Fairmont Hotels gift card was Tammy N. from Calgary—congratulations, Tammy!

Alberta Insurance Council mortgage creditor insurance licence deadline

If you are a mortgage brokerage that distributes mortgage creditor insurance, a restricted licence from the Alberta Insurance Council is required. If you have a licence, it will expire on June 30, 2019 and must be renewed prior to that date if you wish to continue. The Alberta Insurance Council emails renewal notifications to all license holders through Designated Individual(s) in early May. If you are not sure if you currently hold a licence, you can search your business name online.

Questions can be emailed to: licensing@abcouncil.ab.ca

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