Preliminary Analysis of Proposed Amendments to the Planning Act and City of Toronto Act Changes (Sch. 9 and 1, Bill 23)

CELA has prepared a preliminary analysis of the proposed amendments to the Planning Act and the City of Toronto Act in Schedules 9 and 1 of Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act as reflected on ERO Number 019-6163.

Report: Recommendations for Municipalities, Transportation for Rural Communities

This report addresses how rural transportation affects vulnerable populations as well as its impacts on human health and the environment. Recommendations are provided with consideration to improving quality of life for rural communities, adapting to climate change and providing access to clean transportation for sustainable long term solutions. 

Report: Recommendations for Municipalities, Extreme Heat and Rental Housing

This report recommends and provides draft language for a maximum heat municipal bylaw, which would require landlords to maintain a maximum temperature of 26°C in rental units. The recommendation accounts for the worsening climate crisis and the disproportionate impact of extreme heat on vulnerable populations including the elderly, those with chronic illnesses and mobility challenges, and those that are socially and materially disadvantaged.