January 24. 2018 – Donald Gordon Copithorne – Lifetime Withdrawal from Industry

Calgary, Alberta – On January 24, 2018, Donald Gordon Copithorne, previously a real estate associate broker in Edmonton, applied to permanently withdraw from industry membership.

At the time of his application, Mr. Copithorne was the subject of conduct proceedings under the Real Estate Act. The issues under investigation were whether Mr. Copithorne:

  • defrauded his client of $40,000

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

The Real Estate Council of Alberta approved Mr. Copithorne’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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