Legal Aspects of Easements –Canadian

802C – Legal Aspects of Easements – Canadian: An overview of the theory and rationale of easements and other partial interests that run with the land.

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Course Title:

Legal Aspects of Easements –Canadian

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Course Length:

1 day – 8 AM to 5 PM

IRWA Credits:



At least one year of professional right of way experience



Course Description

In this course, terminology and concepts are brought to life with examples and exercises. By gaining a thorough understanding of all relevant legal considerations, right of way professionals become better equipped to avoid future problems in the appraisal, acquisition and management of easements.


  • Industry:  An advanced course that is required for the Generalist pathway in the SR/WA program and can be applied towards the Oil & Gas Pipeline pathway in the SR/WA program.
  • Specialist:  Required course for the R/W-NAC program.


  • Types of easements
  • Rules of construction for easements construed against grantor, specific terms in grant
  • Creation of easements; express grants; express reservations by reference; implied grant by necessity, by condemnation, by prescription
  • Termination of easements, abandonment, expiration/purpose ceases, release, merger estoppel, eminent domain, vacation
  • Scope of use, exclusive vs. non-exclusive, division of dominant estate Maintenance and repair, obstructions
  • Location and width, blanket easements by necessity, relocation

Course Tuition includes

  • Participant Manual

Who should take this course

This course is designed for experienced right of way professionals who are in need of information on the theory and rationale of easements as to avoid future problems in the appraisal, acquisition and management of easements.

Classroom Based Education

Online Education

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