REGULATIONS AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

We work on you behalf communicating with policy and legislation staff at the Ministry of Finance and MLA’s to work on legislative reform, including self-regulation, personal mortgage broker corporations, fee issues, better and more simplified disclosure, mortgage investment and mortgage syndication issues, more even handed and less heavy handed enforcement processes, regulation of bank broker reps and a host of other issues.

Application of GST to Mortgage Broker Fees/Commissions

The Issue

Do mortgage broker fees/commissions attract GST?

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CRA’s new NOAs Create Fraud Risk

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Letter to the REM Editor: Help your clients with mortgage shopping

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Housing Stakeholders Position Paper

The below listed construction and housing industry associations, primarily in market housing, have collaborated to identify several recommendations to improve housing supply. Some of the recommendations can be achieved by municipal governments, but the provincial government can also encourage or assist these processes.

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
Fraser Valley Real Estate Board
BC Real Estate Association
Real Estate Institute of BC
Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association
Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Fraser Valley
Canadian Home Builders’ Association – BC
Urban Development Institute – Pacific Region
LandlordBC

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Down Payment Assistance from BC Government for First Time Home Buyers
(BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program)

Press release regarding the BC Government’s announcement made December 15, 2016

CMBA-BC Press Release Dec 15, 2016

The Application of Debt Repayment Agent Licensing to Mortgage Brokers in BC

Letter to the Honourable Suzanne Anton, Q.C.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General

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Changes to Definition of “Institutional Lender”

Letter to Jack Olsen, Ethics Advisor
The Law Society of British Columbia

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Additional submissions regarding the application of section 17.3 of the Mortgage Brokers Act (MBA)

Letter to Carolyn Rogers
Registrar of Mortgage Brokers

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The Registrar’s Proposal to Amend the Form 10

Letter to The Registrar of Mortgage Brokers dated October 9, 2015

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FSCO Priorities Feedback

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Offering Memorandum Investor Caps

Letter to the Nova Scotia Securities Commission dated July 6, 2015

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