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Annual General Meeting Today, AGM Chair Reports, AGM Agenda, Call for Committee Members, COVID-19 Resources, CPE Course Enrollment Support

Annual General Meeting Today

Join us at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Commission to be held this morning, May 28th, beginning at 10am.

The meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom platform and we will review the work of the Commission in 2019.

At 10am click HERE to join the meeting.

AGM Chair Reports

To view the Chair and Committee reports in advance of the meeting, see the Commission’s Annual Report.

AGM Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of 2019 Board of Directors
  3. Special Guests
  4. Q&A Explainer
  5. Chairperson’s Report
  6. Licensing Committee
  7. Discipline Committee
  8. Complaints Review Committee
  9. Finance Committee
  10. Recovery Fund
  11. Commercial Committee
  12. Education Committee
  13. Thank You
  14. Open Forum
  15. Adjournment

Annual General Meeting, CPE Deadline, Information Sheet from Dept. of Health, Health Directives

Annual General Meeting May 28th

The Commission’s annual general meeting (AGM) will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, May 28th, at 10am. The notice for the meeting will be sent out at 8am the morning of the AGM and will include instructions to join the meeting as well as the agenda. Our external auditor, Andrew Campbell of Andrew M. Campbell Inc., is unable to attend the meeting. If you have questions regarding the audited financial statements in the Annual Report, please send those questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by noon on Tuesday. That way we can have Andrew provide written responses to be read at the AGM.

Radon Awareness for Real Estate CPE Deadline

Licensees have until June 15th to complete the online mandatory course, Radon Awareness for Real Estate, which is administered by the Lung Association. Any licensee that does not complete their course by June 15th will have their licence suspended until the course is completed and have to pay $200+HST to have their licence reinstated.

Information Sheet from Dept. of Health, CERB Benefits, Scam Alert, Striking Clauses, Health Directives

Information Sheet from the Nova Scotia Department of Health

The Nova Scotia Department of Health has developed a COVID-19 information sheet for licensees. View and download the notice HERE.

CERB Benefits

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is now in its second month. The CERB needs to be applied for monthly. You can apply or reapply through Service Canada or Canada Revenue Agency. Learn more about the CERB and apply/reapply HERE.

Health Directives, NSAR Appointment, Chair and Vice Chair Election, Outgoing Board Members

COVID-19 Health Directives

The COVID-19 orders, directives, and guidelines we all have to follow are being continuously updated by the provincial and federal governments. View the latest information here:

Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Canada

NSAR Appointment

Aaron Millen, associate broker with Blinkhorn Real Estate Ltd. was appointed by the NSAR to the Commission Board of Directors for a three-year term. Welcome Aaron.

COVID-19 Health Directives, Election Results, Annual Report, and Probate Court Update

COVID-19 Health Directives

The COVID-19 orders, directives, and guidelines we all have to follow are being continuously updated by the provincial and federal governments. View the latest information here:

Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Canada

Election Results

The election for a position on the Commission Board of Directors opened at 9 a.m. on Monday and closed at 4 p.m. yesterday. Congratulations to Linda Smardon, broker of Exit Realty Metro, for securing the most votes. This year’s election had the highest turnout of elections to date with 49.3 per cent of licensees casting ballots. In last year’s election, 41.3 per cent of licensees cast ballots. Thank you for voting!

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Contact Us

Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission

601-1595 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS
B4A 3Y4

p: 1.902.468.3511 or
1.800.390.1015

f:  1.902.468.1016 or
1.800.390.1016

e: For licensing information
licensing@nsrec.ns.ca
For complaints
compliance@nsrec.ns.ca