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Oct. 26, 2017 issue of Built Heritage News is now available

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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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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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Recordings of Committee of Adjustment meetings are available from the City’s Customer Support Booking Centre

I have contacted the City’s Customer Support Booking Centre at 416-397-7220, and have ordered a copy of the Etobicoke York Committee of Adjustment meeting held on May 4, 2017. I will be picking up my copy at the Customer Support … Continue reading

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Comments from Jaan Pill regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

My previous comments, regarding an earlier, February 2017 version of the Long Branch Character Guidelines draft, are at a post entitled: Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft My current comments address … Continue reading

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Please contact me, in the event you’d like to be on Preserved Stories email list

I send out an email newsletter on a regular basis (sometimes frequently, sometimes not frequently at all), to an email list that I keep track of on Microsoft Word. In the event you would like to be on this email … Continue reading

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