Provincial growth plan and nuclear plans on collision course

Sep 27 2016 September 27, 2016 (Toronto) - Environmental groups asked the Minister of Municipal Affairs Bill Mauro today to respect international safety guidelines and protect public safety by restricting population growth around the ten aging nuclear reactors operating in…

Replacing the Ontario Municipal Board: A Public Interest Perspective

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on August 28, 2017 For many decades, the independent Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has held public hearings and rendered binding decisions on appeals, applications and other matters arising under numerous provincial statutes, including the Planning Act. However, some…

Proposed Land Use Planning Reforms in Ontario’s Bill 139: A public interest perspective

Title: Proposed Land Use Planning Reforms in Ontario's Bill 139: A public interest perspective Resource Type: Letter, Report, Response to Consultation Content: Bill-139-cvr-ltr-and-submission # of Pages: 30 Date authored: August 14, 2017 Publication number: 1200 Author/s: Richard D. Lindgren and…

Provincial Nuclear Emergency Response Plan (PNERP) 2009 Discussion Paper

Title: Provincial Nuclear Emergency Response Plan (PNERP) 2009 Discussion Paper Response to EBR Proposal number 0113-0560 - Discussion Paper on Planning Basis Review and Recommendations and List of Proposed Changes to the PNERP 2009 Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation…

Provincial Policy, Local Decision-Making and the Public Interest: Reforming the Ontario Municipal Board

Title: Provincial Policy, Local Decision-Making and the Public Interest: Reforming the Ontario Municipal Board Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1088-CELA Brief on OMB Review_Dec16_2016 # of Pages: 37 Date authored: December 16, 2016 Publication number: 1088 Author/s: Richard Lindgren…

A Wetland Conservation Strategy for Ontario 2016-2030

Title: Re: A Wetland Conservation Strategy for Ontario 2016-2030 EBR# 012-7675 Submission of the Great Lakes Protection Alliance Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: GLPA-WetlandsConservationStrategy # of Pages: 3 Date authored: November 16, 2016 Author Organization: 11 member organizations…