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General Meeting 24th Sep 2020

Subject: “Passive House, Standard for energy efficiency in a building”

Speakers: Wells Baker, P.Eng., MBA, LEED®AP, Technical Director

About Speaker:

Wells Baker is the Technical Director at EQ Building Performance Inc. where he provides technical support to EQ’s three lines of business, namely, energy modelling, sustainability

consulting, and building commissioning.  With nearly 20 years of experience in the sustainable building industry, Wells has extensive knowledge of building design, development and operation.  He is focused on driving the industry towards high performance buildings

and has a keen interest in passive design, building resilience, as well as occupant health and comfort.  He believes that incorporating sustainability into buildings and businesses is the best way to create lasting value.  Wells helped to establish the Toronto

Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council and has served two terms on its Board of Directors.

Date: August 24th, 2020- Thursday
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85784690281

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General Meeting 27th Aug 2020

Subject: “Construction Documents Administrator”

Lecture major Topics:

  • Starting on the right foot – Construction Contract templates CCCD – CCA
  • Plan and Monitor Execution Progress – Scheduling Primavera / MS Project
  • Progress Payment Certificate Management
  • Control Project Changes – Change Orders Processing
  • When things go south – Proper Claims preparation, submission and Negotiations
  • Know your obligations and your rights under the New Ontario Construction Act

 

Speakers:

Eng. Ahmad AL-Kassar

  • Civil Engineer graduated from Damascus University – Syria
  • Total 21-year experience in Construction Management, Planning/Scheduling and Claims Administration
  • MCIarb: Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • CCCA: Construction Contract Administrator Certified
  • PMP: Project Management Certified Professional
  • PMI-SP: Scheduling and Planning Certified Professional

Date: August 27th, 2020- Thursday
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82452755563

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General Meeting 30th Jul 2020

Subject: “Commonly Asked Questions Around Real Estate Transactions.”

From:
Weinles Law Office

Speakers:
F. Sheldon Weinles B.A., LL.B

Barrister & Solicitor 

 

Mr. Sheldon Weinles speaks about important things to know about Agreements of Purchase and Sale, Land Transfer Tax and trust transfers, the Non-Resident Speculation Tax, CRA considerations including the HST rebate on new homes, and common Landlord & Tenant issues. These are things he is asked about all the time and these things will be of interest to ICBA members.

 

You are cordially invited to attend Commonly Asked Questions Around Real Estate Transactions workshop.

Date: July 30th, 2020- Thursday
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86003081669

on the websitehttps://www.icbuilders.ca/

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General Meeting 25th June 2020

Subject: “HVAC System Design and Installation”

From:
Optimal Engineering

Speakers:
Arash Farhood, P.Eng., PMP
Farzad Rezaie, B.Eng.
Ashkan Yazdani, B.Eng.

You are cordially invited to attend the HVAC System Design and Installation workshop.

 

Date: June 25, 2020- Thursday
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82072603802
on the websitehttps://www.icbuilders.ca/

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905-695-0104
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General Meeting 28th May 2020

Subject: “Mass Timber Workshop”

This webinar presents the building industry’s inclination towards Modularization and Sustainability. There are considerable benefits in combining this building system with Timber structures. The aim of this presentation is to introduce Mass Timber and our case study of the Tall Timber Modular System (TTM). Modern pioneering techniques (smart & eco-sustainable) are key features of the construction.

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Peyman Askari Nejad, MSc., PMP, CIArb  –  Mr. Farid Rezaeian, Phd, P.Eng.

You are cordially invited to attend the Mass Timber workshop.

About Speakers:

Peyman Askari Nejad, MSc., PMP, CIArb

Founder and President of PAN Partners with 21 years of progressive design, construction and project management experience of a showcase of internationally renowned complex concrete, steel structures and Mass Timber. Peyman is the recipient of multiple awards and honors. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of super-tall buildings, speaking in many International Conferences worldwide. Much of his career to date has been involved in iconic and prestigious challenging Super Tall building projects including the world’s tallest – the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, leading the structural design of the World Trade Centre Tower 2 (WTC2), in New York City.

Farid Rezaeian, Phd, P.Eng.

CEO of SAZAN has over 25 years of experience in structural and seismic design, structural retrofit, and connection design. He has published more than 10 ISI and international papers in structural subjects. Farid has been a part of the committee in several international conferences and is a member of the scientific committee in STESSA 2021. In recent years he has been working more in sustainable structural materials, timber structures and mass timber.

 

Webinar Date:  Thursday, 28th MAy 2020

Webinar Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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General Meeting 30th April 2020

Subject: “Covid-19, Provincial tax, Wage Subsidies and other measures”

Since 2015, CRA audits have identified over $1 billion dollars in additional gross taxes related to GST/HST and Income tax through audits related to residential real estate development sales. The session will focus on CRA TAX AUDIT and Real Property.

Keynote Speaker: Julia Ghazi, LL.B., LL.M (TAX Lawyer, Manager – Indirect Tax at EY Law LLP)

Julia is a tax associate of EY Law LLP and is a member of the Tax Law Services group. Her practice focuses primarily on indirect tax, providing both advisory and tax controversy services. Prior to joining EY Law LLP, Julia practiced real estate law and business law at a Bay Street firm in Toronto.

Webinar Date:  Thursday, 30th April 2020

Webinar Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89956659770

Free Webinar

905-695-0104
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General Meeting 27th February 2020

Subject: “CRA TAX AUDIT”

Since 2015, CRA audits have identified over $1 billion dollars in additional gross taxes related to GST/HST and Income tax through audits related to residential real estate development sales. The session will focus on CRA TAX AUDIT and Real Property.

Keynote Speaker: Julia Ghazi, LL.B., LL.M (TAX Lawyer, Manager – Indirect Tax at EY Law LLP)

Julia is a tax associate of EY Law LLP and is a member of the Tax Law Services group. Her practice focuses primarily on indirect tax, providing both advisory and tax controversy services. Prior to joining EY Law LLP, Julia practiced real estate law and business law at a Bay Street firm in Toronto.

Event Date:  Thursday, 27th February 2020

Address: ICBA Head Office 7191 Yonge St., Unit 1001
Date/Time: 2020/02/27 – 6:30-8:30 PM. Thursday
Refreshment- Cocktail and drink
Free parking
Members free, Non-members $30

905-695-0104
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General Meeting 30th January 2020

Subject: “Construction Insurance and Contractor Insurance”

Event Date:  Thursday, 30th January 2020

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Shahin Shirdarreh, Brokerteam Insurance

SHAHIN SHIRDARREH IS A PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE BROKER WHO PROVIDES INSURANCE SERVICES INCLUDE COMMERCIAL, AUTO, PROPERTY, LIFE, AND MEDICAL IN ONTARIO.

Address: ICBA Head Office 7191 Yonge St., Unit 1001
Date/Time: 2020/01/30 – 6:30-8:30 PM. Thursday
Refreshment- Cocktail and drink
Free parking
Members free, Non-members $30

905-695-0104
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General Meeting 28th November 2019

Subject: “Smart homes with integrated lighting and AV systems

Event Date:  Thursday, 29th November 2019

Keynote Speaker: Hossein Kolahi (Master licence Electrician, Professional Engineer in Ontario, President, New Tech Pioneers Inc)

Address: ICBA Head Office 7191 Yonge St., Unit 1001
Date/Time: 2019/11/19 – 6:30-8:30 PM. Thursday
Refreshment- Cocktail and drink
Free parking
Members free, Non-members $30

905-695-0104
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General Meeting 24th October 2019

Subject: “Commercial Real Estate Acquisition Timeline (From the Offer to the Closing)”

a. Builder / Developer oriented Agreement of Purchase and Sale and what to look for in your acquisitions
b. Due Diligence – what your lawyer should be searching while you do your DD
c. Negotiating Closing documents and their implications
d. Financing your commercial acquisitions
e. Leases and why they matter
f. Post-closing considerations

 

Event Date:  Thursday, 24th October 2019

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Ali Daneshvar IBBA, J.D., MBA Lawyer from Owens Wright LLP

Address: ICBA Head Office 7191 Yonge St., Unit 1001
Date/Time: 2019/20/24 – 6:30-8:30 PM. Thursday
Refreshment- Cocktail and drink
Free parking
Members free, Non-members $30

905-695-0104
www.icbuilders.ca
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