The College is Closing

The OREA Real Estate College will cease to operate on December 31, 2020. Find out how the closing will affect admissions and the deadline to complete programs.

Beyond 2020, OREA will continue to provide services to members, real estate boards and associations across the province.

Deadline for Admissions

  • Admissions documents for The Salesperson Registration Education Program must be received by the OREA Real Estate College no later than April 30, 2019
  • The Admissions Test (if applicable) must be successfully completed on or before April 30, 2019
  • Admissions to The Broker Registration Education Program will not be accepted after April 30, 2019
  • No exceptions or extensions will be permitted

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Foundation board installed

May 2015

Foundation board installed

May 2, 2015

Foundation BoardThe board of directors of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation was officially installed at the annual OREA leadership conference in Toronto in March. The commitment of volunteers is vital to the success of the foundation, and these individuals come from across the province. Dreena Gilpin of Sudbury is 2015 President. Barbara Whitney of London is President-Elect. Krista Del Gatto of Windsor is Public Director – Executive Officer. Jennifer Kotulak of Milton is REALTOR® Director for Central Ontario. Debbie Vernon of Bracebridge is REALTOR® Director for Northeastern Ontario. Einas Makki of Timiskaming Shores is REALTOR® Director for Northern Ontario. Regan Lee of Smiths Falls is REALTOR® Director for Eastern Ontario. Elizabeth Wale of St. Catharines is REALTOR® Director for Southern Ontario. Wendy Giroux of Peterborough is Public Director. John Oddi of Brantford is OREA Director. John Lusink of Toronto is Toronto Real Estate Board Director. For more details, visit

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS PHOTO: Members of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation for 2015 are pictured here. (Back row, left to right:) John Lusink, Toronto; John Oddi, Brantford; Krista Del Gatto, Windsor; Regan Lee, Smiths Falls; Wendy Giroux, Peterborough.

(Front row, left to right:) Einas Makki, Timiskaming Shores; Elizabeth Wale, St. Catharines; Dreena Gilpin, Sudbury; Barbara Whitney, London; and Debbie Vernon, Bracebridge. Missing: Jennifer Kotulak, Milton. 

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