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OMB needs to be reined in – Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star. Concerns, as well, that overworked city planners can’t keep up

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A Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “The Ontario Municipal Board needs to be reined in: Big land developers hire high-priced lawyers to pave the way for the paving of more farmland — and more monster homes.”

Concerns overworked city planners can’t keep up

A Nov. 16, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Toronto council challenged to fund staff for city planning amid development pressures: Planning and growth management committee say staff need to propose ways to fund additional staff.”

A Nov. 17, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Toronto city planners are ‘drowning in work’: union report. ‘We have the same number of staff doing a lot more’ said Toronto chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat.”

 

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