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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 landlord and tenant law.

In this new, full day course you will hear about all of the key components of residential landlord and tenant law and practice. Whether it’s navigating the maze of applications available to landlords and tenants, understanding the Residential Tenancies Act and the available remedies, or assessing whether to appeal a decision, this program will provide you with the practical tips and strategies you need to effectively advocate for your client.

Topics include:

  • Strategies and best practices for appearing for landlords or tenants
  • Negotiating the labyrinth of applications at the Landlord and Tenant Board including tenant maintenance applications and tenant applications based on interference with reasonable enjoyment
  • Handling evictions (from both tenants’ and landlords’ perspectives)
  • Addressing and resolving commonly-encountered issues when appearing for the landlord or the tenant
  • How to make persuasive submissions on costs
  • Tips on handling post-decision enforcement, reviews and appeals



  • Dr. Lilian Ma, former Associate Chair, Landlord and Tenant Board, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario (SJTO)
  • Louis Bourgon, former Member, Landlord and Tenant Board, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario
  • Cathy Corsetti, Corsetti Paralegal Professional Corporation & Associates
  • Jack Fleming, Executive Director, North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services
  • Dave Grech, Coordinator, Investigation and Enforcement Unit (IEU), Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Ontario)
  • Joe Hoffer, Cohen Highley LLP
  • Doug Levitt, Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP
  • David Strashin, Barrister & Solicitor


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 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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In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - Program On Demand

Date Recorded
April 30, 2016
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$525 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Lawyers and Paralegals appearing at the Landlord and Tenant Board

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