Legends of Housing 2022

Event date: May 17, 2022
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby, 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby
HAVAN’s Legends of Housing, presented by FortisBC, is a premier annual event featuring three of the construction industry’s top influencers and trailblazers who have helped shape the Metro Vancouver housing market as it is today. The Legends will share their personal histories, their experiences in this changing market, what they have done to be a trailblazer (philosophy, goals, community impact), and offer their predictions on the future of the industry.
Never been to Legends? View the highlights reel from the 2020 (pre-COVID) event.*

COVID PROTOCOL NOTICE:  All guests will be required to show their government-issued vaccination passport QR code at registration, which will be scanned. Masks are required. HAVAN follows the Provincial Health Officer orders to ensure the safety of all our guests and staff.

Event Agenda
  • Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
  • Networking: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Opening Comments: 6:00 – 6:15 p.m.
  • Plated 3-course Dinner: 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
    • STARTER: Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Thai Herbs and Toasted Pumpkin Seed
      • Roasted Beef Striploin Noisette (7 oz.) with Red Wine Jus, Roasted Carrot, Cippolini and Pomme Purée
      • Chicken Breast with Truffle and Potato Croquette, Pan Jus, Carrot Purée, Roasted Carrot and Cippolini
      • Mushroom Wellington with Carrot Purée and Tomato Relish
    • DESSERT: Chocolate Mousse Cake with Dulce de Leche
  • Business Program: 7:15 – 8:15 p.m.
  • Closing Comments: 8:15 – 8:30 p.m.




  • Aubrey Kelly, CEO, UBC Properties Trust

    Aubrey Kelly, CEO, UBC Properties Trust

  • Robyn Adamache, Senior Specialist, Client Relations, Multi-Unit Housing Solutions, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

    Robyn Adamache, Senior Specialist, Client Relations, Multi-Unit Housing Solutions, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

  • David Negrin, CEO, MST Development Corporation

    David Negrin, CEO, MST Development Corporation


  • Kirk LaPointe, Editor In Chief, BIV

    Kirk holds two full roles in Vancouver: as the Vice President, Audience and Business Development at Business in Vancouver Media Group, the publisher of Business in Vancouver newspaper and biv.com; and as a daily host of a week-evening three-hour radio show on Roundhouse Radio, 98.3 FM Vancouver. He teaches Ethics and Leadership as an Adjunct Professor and the Executive-in-Residence at the Graduate School of Journalism at University of British Columbia. He is the former Executive Director of the Organization of News Ombudsmen.

    In 2014, Kirk ran for Mayor of Vancouver under the banner of the Non-Partisan Association. Before his time at BIV and Roundhouse he was the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief at Self-Counsel Press. He is the former CBC Ombudsman of English Services and has held the senior editorial roles at CTV News, The Hamilton Spectator and Southam News. Kirk was also the founding Executive Editor of National Post, Managing Editor of The Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Bureau Chief and General News Editor at The Canadian Press, and host on CBC Newsworld, among other media roles.