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This OsgoodePD program, designed and delivered by an expert faculty of practitioners and adjudicators, will provide you with the tools you need to be an effective advocate in residential landlord and tenant law.

In this unique, full-day program, you will hear from a faculty of practitioners with many years’ experience presiding over or litigating residential tenancies issues. They will examine various key components of landlord and tenant law while also providing you with best practices and useful tips in handling some of the more complex matters in this area of practice.

Topics will include:

  • Current legislation, recent amendments and key practice and procedure developments
  • Recent case law affecting your practice
  • Strategies and best practices in appearing for landlords and tenants
  • Landlord and tenant perspectives on some of the most topical areas including cannabis consumption and cultivation issues
  • The Human Rights Code in residential tenancies


Program Chairs

  • Jack Fleming, Executive Director, North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services
  • Joe Hoffer, Cohen Highley LLP


  • Eli Fellman, Legal Counsel, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario
  • Jane L. Ferguson, Barrister & Solicitor
  • Jack Fleming, Executive Director, North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services
  • Kenneth Hale, Director of Advocacy and Legal Services, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
  • Joe Hoffer, Cohen Highley LLP
  • Doug Levitt, Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP
  • Kristin Ley, Cohen Highley LLP
  • Joe Myers, Lawyer/Director, Willowdale Community Legal Services
  • Benjamin Ries, Downtown Legal Services, University of Toronto
  • Emma Sims, Cohen Highley LLP

Group Discounts

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream, including a link to program materials, will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.


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Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded
April 11, 2019
Fee per Delegate

$525 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Paralegals and Lawyers appearing at the Landlord and Tenant Board

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“This was the best Landlord/Tenant CPD program I have ever been to!”

Sheila Warner, Tenant Rights Paralegal, Aboriginal Legal Services

“Within the first 1/2 hour of the program, I learned some valuable information which essentially paid for the course.  Thank you!” 

Paul Kyte, Paralegal, Paul Kyte Professional Corporation

“Very diverse group of speakers who cater to a variety of attendees.  Thank you for providing some excellent materials.  Course binders are A+” 

Conner Godin, STAMM Investments Limited

“All of the sessions were very informative.  I learned a lot and it was interesting from beginning to end.”

Karen Scott, Paralegal, HGR Graham Partners LLP

“It was very practical.  Thank you.” 

Jeannette Savoie, Family Lawyer, Legal Aid Commission of Northwest Territories

“Good program.  I really appreciated the case law provided.” 

Bruce Parsons, Paralegal

“Materials will serve as a useful resource!  Thank you!” 

Stephen Fielder, Paralegal

“Speakers were very knowledgeable and effective in communicating ideas.”

Mark Spraggett, Paralegal