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Event Details

Trees and the Law (BC)

Date: January 9, 2018
Location: Rotary Field House at South Surrey Recreation Center Complex, Surrey, BC, CANADA
Organizer: Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA
Sponsor: Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA
Description: The workshop starts by understanding terms and legal principles and how these drive professional practice and possible advice to clients. This will include:

Duty of care
Standard of care
Damages and penalties
With the use of case studies and reviews of court decisions, we will see why the courts favour or disapprove of certain actions, and that will then help to inform us about why professional practice requires certain set actions and processes that help to keep companies and clients better organized.

Various forms of damage will be reviewed including trespass, and personal and property damage, and the implications of these for the plaintiff and the defendant. The use of evidence and reports will be discussed to show how these can make or break a case.

The course will be suitable for anyone in the industry including tree care companies, municipal, utility, certified and consulting arborists.

Julian Dunster is the lead author of Arboriculture and the Law in Canada (now out of print). Julian has testified in court cases and served as an expert witness at inquests in Canada and Hong Kong. He regularly writes about trees and legal issues in Tree Service Canada.

Allied Professionals are members of allied organizations. See our list of qualifying organizations.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made at least 10 days prior to the event will be refunded at 100%.
Cancellations made within 5-9 days of the event will be refunded at 75%.
Cancellations made within 1-4 days of the event will be refunded at 50%.
Refunds will not be made available for no-shows.
Contact Name: Dana Hatley
Contact Phone: 8003354391
Contact FAX: 5038741509
Contact Email:

Seats Available: 50
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 9:00 AM, January 9, 2018
End Date: 4:00 PM, January 9, 2018

Address: Rotary Field House at South Surrey Recreation Center Complex
2197 148 Street
V4A 9P5

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