REM has reported on major real estate industry stories during the last 30 years. But the entity that has had the most coverage in REM and touched on many of the big issues has been the federal Competition Bureau
For her year as CREA president, Barb Sukkau adopted the theme of We R One. "It means we’re stronger together," she says. "As we move forward in these challenging times, it’s important for us to work together."
Although some touted the bylaw as a ban on part-time real estate agents, the board’s Peter Squire says the previous bylaw did not require WinnipegRealtors members to work full-time in real estate sales.
After hearing nearly a full day of oral submissions from lawyers on proposed remedies for TREB’s anti-competitive behaviour, the Competition Tribunal closed the day by summarizing its general position.
While the Competition Tribunal has partially granted the Commissioner of Competition’s application against the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), it remains to be seen what the specific terms of the ruling will be.
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