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Alberta Real Estate Association


A compiled list of statements and resources for Canadian real estate industry professionals and stakeholders regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. REM will update this list as more information becomes available.


Three members of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) have resigned. Brian Klingspon, Christine Zwozdesky and JT Dhoot resigned from the council last week.


The future of the Real Estate Council of Alberta, the province’s regulatory body for the industry, is under review as the government considers a scathing independent report on the organization’s governance and activities.


The Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) is now providing each of its 10,500 members with a subscription to the LifeLine Response safety application.


The Alberta Real Estate Association plans to hold a vote asking whether they are in favour of investing a portion of their annual dues to protect commissions for all members. Sounds great on the surface but is it really?

Marion Barry receives her award from AREA president Bob Jablonski (left) and FMREB president Andrew Weir.


Marian Barry, a broker with Royal LePage True North Realty in Fort McMurray, Alta., recently was recognized with an Honorary Life Membership by the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA).

Ian Burns


Ian Burns was recently named CEO of the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA). Burns has a strong portfolio of governance and regulatory work to go along with extensive experience, the association says.


“Alberta Realtors are actively involved in their communities throughout the year, but we come together even more swiftly in times of need,” says Ian Burns, CEO of the Alberta Real Estate Association.

From left: Steve Sedgwick, Realtors Association of Edmonton chair; Realtor of the Year Charlie Ponde; and Michael Thompson, president and CEO.


The Realtors Association of Edmonton presented its highest honour, the Realtor of the Year Award, to Charlie Ponde, an associate at Realty Executives North Star.



"This type of engagement by our members demonstrates the dedication Realtors have to the betterment of their industry,” says Geneva Tetreault, chair of the Realtors Association of Edmonton.