Heather Liska - Lifetime Withdrawal from Industry
Calgary, Alberta - On November 3, 2010 Heather Liska, associate, currently unregistered but most recently registered with The Mortgage Alliance Company of Canada applied to the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) to withdraw from industry membership in a accordance with s.54 of the Real Estate Act (REA).
At the time of her application, Ms. Liska was the subject of conduct proceedings to determine whether she:
- Failed to act honestly; failed to provide competent service; failed to fulfill her fiduciary duties; failed to ensure her role as an industry member was clearly understood; failed to disclose any conflict of interest; failed to adhere to the Act, Regulations, Rule and Bylaws; failed to cooperate with an investigation [s.41(a)(b)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h) of the Real Estate Act Rules]
- Made representations or carried on conduct that was reckless or intentional; participated in fraudulent or unlawful activities; used confidential information for personal gain; engaged in conduct that undermines public confidence in the industry [s.42(a)(b)(c)(g) of the Real Estate Act Rules]
At the time of the withdrawal application approval, there had been no disciplinary hearing, admissions or findings of fact.
By virtue of operation of Part Three of the Real Estate Act, conduct proceedings are discontinued. Ms Liska’s application to application to withdraw was approved by the Real Estate Council of Alberta and results in a voluntary lifetime prohibition from industry membership.
The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for regulating real estate, mortgage broker, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA is mandated to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry members.