Municipal & Planning Law Blog
Current issues and updates on law, legislation and policy.
As part of the ongoing implementation of the Walkerton Inquiry reccommendations, the Ministry of the Environment has filed a number of new regulations under theSafe Drinking Water Act, 2002.
Regulation [read more]
A new Bill 133 came out of Committee on May 30, 2005, was given 2ndreading on June 2, and has been referred back to Committee for further consideration on June 6. 2ndreading is considered approval [read more]
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has announced the establishment of the Greenbelt Council, which will provide advise on the administration of the Greenbelt and guide the government on [read more]
In a decision dated May 13, the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimouslyupheld the City of Toronto's jurisdiction to pass a pesticide ban.The Court determined that, absent an express direction in theMunicipal [read more]
Bill 136, thePlaces to Grow Act, has been reported back to the Legislative Assembly from the General Government Committee with amendments, and ordered for third reading.UPDATE Bill 136 has now received [read more]
Three new members have been appointed to the Ontario Municipal Board, as of April 20. They areDoug Gates (former City Solicitor in Oakville);Karlene Hussey (a lawyer from Stratford who has previously [read more]
Bill 60, An Act to Amend the Heritage Act, has been given Royal Assent and is now in force.
The final version of the Bill, now S.O. 2005, c.6 , can be found at
http://shorl [read more]
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