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Canadian Real Estate Association

Barb Sukkau


Barb Sukkau, a sales rep with Royal LePage NRC Realty in St. Catharines, Ont., is the new president of the Canadian Real Estate Association. She is joined by president-elect Jason Stephen of New Brunswick.


Readers should consider the impact on smaller communities where there is perhaps only one licensee. Yes, there is an exemption, but the test is so onerous that I doubt there will ever be an exemption approved.

Gary Simonsen (Photo: Ryan Parent)


“When I started, the manner in which brokers conducted business was kind of similar – now there is a real diversity of business models,” said former CREA CEO Gary Simonsen in an interview with REM.

Andrew Peck


Canadian Real Estate Association president Andrew Peck says he’s proud the lines of communication have seen much improvement in the seven years he’s been on CREA's Board of Directors.

WinnipegRealtors was presented with the Outstanding PAC Team Award at PAC Days in Ottawa.


WinnipegRealtors was presented with CREA’s Outstanding PAC Team Award at PAC Days in Ottawa recently. The board has embraced a team concept to reach out to their nine assigned MPs.

Michael Bourque


Michael Bourque has accepted the role of chief executive officer of CREA, effective later this year. Bourque is currently the CEO at the Railway Association of Canada (RAC). He has 30 years of experience in public policy roles.


CREA reports that from 2012 to 2015, the real estate community raised and donated $91.2 million for charity. Here are some of the ways real estate professionals are giving back to their communities.

Chris Pennycook


About 50 real estate leaders from the U.S. and Canada took part in the 2017 Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Leadership Invitational in Winnipeg in June.


Quebec real estate brokers are showing that real estate is not a kids’ game in a new province wide campaign that features children doing jobs usually handled by professionals.

Realtor.ca/NoRegrets contains testimonials from people who had problems because they did not use a Realtor to buy or sell their home.


Surveys have found that consumers are more likely to choose a Realtor after seeing the TV commercials than they were before, says Barb Sukkau, chair of CREA’s national advertising campaign committee.