Mar 18th, 2023
‘The opinion provided… is only as good as the information provided to me by the member or their staff,’ J. David Wake wrote in a report From OrilliaMatters, Charlie Pinkerton, March 18 2023. Photo: flickr licence cc by-nc-nd2.0 Ontario’s integrity commissioner is clearing the air. The idea that the p...
Mar 17th, 2023
Ontario’s integrity commissioner says he’ll conclude Greenbelt-focused inquiry before deciding whether or not to investigate the premier’s daughter’s wedding events From OrilliaMatters, Charlie Pinkerton EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a new Village ...
Mar 14th, 2023
With #Bill23, now the “More Homes Faster” Act, has the self-proclaimed Man of the People finally skewered himself in the butt? Margaret Atwood Dec 12 ,2022 It was a dark and soundless day near the end of the year, and clouds were hanging low in the heavens. Oops, that’s the opening of The...
Mar 13th, 2023
Title: Impact of Bill 23 on Planning Act Third-Party Appeal Right Resource Type: Fact Sheet Content: Bill 23 3’rd party appeal rights # of Pages: 2 Date authored: February, 2023 Author/s: Flavia Zaka Author Organization: Canadian Environmental Law Association What are third-party appeal rights?...
Mar 10th, 2023
REVIEW OF EXISTING HOUSING UNIT CAPACITY IDENTIFIED IN MUNICIPAL LAND NEEDS ASSESSMENTS PREPARED FOR UPPER- AND SINGLE-TIER MUNICIPALITIES IN THE GREATER GOLDEN HORSESHOE Prepared for: The Alliance for a Liveable Ontario By: Kevin Eby, RPP, PLE February 2023 Photo: Sam Beeke, Creative Commons Executi...
Feb 27th, 2023
Hundreds gathered at Queen’s Park on Saturday to take part in the “Wecome Back Doug Ford Party” organized by CUPE. CITYNEWS/Leah Johansen By Leah Johansen and John Marchesan, Feb 25,2023 Hundreds have gathered at Queen’s Park to protest the Ford government following the return of t...
Feb 21st, 2023
‘The misinformation and hiding of facts is par for the course,’ says Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition official From BarrieToday, Feb 19 2023 Photo: A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday The following letter is in r...
Feb 19th, 2023
Doug Ford and his gang seem to have forgotten that their federal counterparts might object to plans to build homes on the Greenbelt. From the Toronto Star By Kelley Hindrichs Contributor Feb. 14, 2023 It should come as no surprise to Premier Ford that federal Minister of the Environment Steven Guilb...
Feb 17th, 2023
AMO Submission to the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy November 16, 2022 Summary The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) commends the government for recognizing it has a role to play in addressing the national housing crisis. AMO and its member municipal g...
Feb 16th, 2023
This event is about sending a great big NO to Doug Ford and the “Progressive” Conservatives. … and having some fun at the same time. This is NOT a warm welcome for Doug Ford. It’s an ironic “nice to see you back” after the government took 10 weeks off. This is a protest part...