October 18, 2017 – Ruth Chan Ng – Lifetime Withdrawal from Industry

Calgary, Alberta – On October 18, 2017, Ruth Chan Ng, previously a real estate associate broker in Calgary, applied to permanently withdraw from industry membership.

At the time of her application, Ms. Ng was the subject of conduct proceedings under the Real Estate Act. The issues under investigation were whether Ms. Ng failed to:

  • be actively engaged in the management of the brokerage
  • ensure the business of the brokerage was carried out competently and in accordance with the legislation
  • ensure adequate level of supervision for licensees and employees of the brokerage
  • ensure that bank records were maintained for all monies held in trust
  • ensure the terms of trust governing the use of money are in writing and agreed to by all parties

At the time of Ms. Ng’s withdrawal from industry, there had been no disciplinary hearing, admissions, or findings of fact.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta approved Ms. Ng’s application to withdraw, and this results in a voluntary lifetime prohibition from industry membership; conduct proceedings are now discontinued.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, property management, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.

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