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Passing of Bill 139 – the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017

Click here for previous posts about Bill 139 > Following text is from OMBReview (MMA) <CSC_OMBReview@ontario.ca> Passing of Bill 139 – the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Please note that on December 12, the Legislative Assembly passed the … Continue reading

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 16, 2017 Bill 139 committee hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139 (proposed OMB Reform legislation)

You can access the transcript here: Committee Documents: Standing Committee on Social Policy – 2017-Oct-16 – Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Previous posts about OMB and Bill 139 Click here for previous posts about Bill … Continue reading

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Update from MPP Peter Milczyn regarding Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017

The following message is from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office: Dear Neighbour, Updated Information on Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 It is unfortunate that the dates for Committee Hearings and written submissions on Bill 139 … Continue reading

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One feels a sense of hope that Bill 139 will reduce cynicism of citizens with regard to land-use planning in Ontario

I have taken a previous text, related to the Long Branch Character Guidelines project, and have repurposed it for my comments regarding Bill 139 , which is concerned with reform of the Ontario Municipal Board. I have sent the comments … Continue reading

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Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearings: Oct. 17, 2017 speakers list

STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Toronto, Ontario Committee Room 1 Queen’s Park AGENDA Bill 139, An Act to enact the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017 and the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre Act, 2017 and … Continue reading

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Message from Ernie Hardeman MPP regarding Bill 139 committee hearings

The following message is from Ernie Hardeman MPP: I am writing to update you on the committee hearings for Bill 139 which reforms the OMB and the Conservation Authorities Act. Yesterday, despite the fact that more than 50 people and organizations … Continue reading

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Deputations related to Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearings will be available on Hansard, some days after each hearing

Updates An Oct. 16, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Toronto tells province that clear planning reforms are needed as soon as possible: City officials praised the province’s plan to reform the OMB at a committee hearing while asking for … Continue reading

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Hearings on Bill 139 (OMB Reform) took place on Oct. 16 & 17; Oct. 18 is comments deadline

Update In a previous version of this post, I noted the deadline for comments was Oct. 24 at 6:00 pm. That has changed. The deadline is now Oct. 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm. As well, the Oct. 23 and 24, … Continue reading

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Change will come slowly despite OMB reforms: Toronto Star, Dec. 18, 2017

A Dec. 18, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Change will come slowly despite OMB reforms: Regulations put forward by Ontario on how to transition to a new planning tribunal mean hundreds of applications currently being considered by city could … Continue reading

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Ministry of Municipal Affairs News Release: Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds

Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds Ontario Overhauling the Land Use Planning Appeal System and Strengthening Conservation December 12, 2017 12:20 P.M.   Today, Ontario passed legislation that will give communities a stronger voice in land … Continue reading

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