Corner Post
Quarterly Newsletter of the Saskatchewan
Land Surveyors
Association

Winter, 2018, Volume XLIX, Number 2

 Irene Seiferling presents at the Fall Seminar – photo by Calvin Bourassa

 

 

 

 

Thank you to all the members who attended the Fall Seminar on December 4-5, and to the Education Committee for organizing it.

 

We had 61 registrants, and 14 MLA’s in attendnace for the MLA Reception, including Hon. Don Morgan, Q.C
Minister of Justice.

 

Two of the presentations, “Well Run Meetings”, presented by Irene Seiferling, and “Reconciliation and Land Tenure”, presented by Dr. Brian Ballantyne are available on the members’ page

 

We are in the final stages of moving SLSA to the Geo-Ed platform for online CPD tracking. You will be receiving login information in January, and will be able to start entering your CPDs at that time. 

 

 

 

 

Land surveyors are Paying the Price of Progress

By Stephen L. Carter

Previously published on https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/
2018-07-19/land-surveys-follow-path-drawn-by-uber-airbnb-and-tech-startups

 

Traversing the law: The Unauthorized Practice of Surveying

By Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.

Previously published on https://www.pobonline.com/articles/101488-traversing-the-law-the-unauthorized-practice-of-surveying
 

Mississippi licensing board says plotting lines on a satellite photo requires a surveyor’s license

By Cal Jeffrey

Previously published on https://www.techspot.com/news/75439-mississippi-startup-files-first-amendment-countersuit-against-state.html#commentsOffset

 

NSW land registry to trial blockchain for conveyancing

By Asha McLean

Previously published on https://www.zdnet.com/article/nsw-land-registry-to-trial-blockchain-for-conveyancing/

 

SCC to hear appeal in Teranet class action brought by land surveyors

By Tim Wilbur

Previously published on https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
author/tim-wilbur/scc-to-hear-appeal-in-teranet-class-action-brought-by-land-surveyors-15892/
 

The Giant Beaupre

By Dave Yanko

Previously published http://www.virtualsk.com/current_issue/
giant_beaupre.html

 

REGULAR FEATURES

 

Letter from the Editor

Gene Seis

 

President’s Message

Akbar Karsan

 

Council Highlights

Carrie Weir

 

Councillor Corner

Carlo Monette