The Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc (FSF), won a major court challenge against the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing last week.
Tag: Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT)
Guest Blog – Bill 245 Denies Access to Justice in Environmental and Land-Use Cases
The ability of the Ontario public to have their voices heard in decisions that affect their community is a fundamental feature of democratic societies. The province’s latest omnibus Bill, 245, Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, threatens this right in the environmental and land-use decision-making process.
Analysis of Ontario Bill 245: Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021
CELA has prepared an analysis of Schedules 6 and 10 of Ontario Bill 245, which proposes various reforms to the province's administrative law framework for adjudicating environmental and land use planning appeals. Download CELA's full brief here: CELA-Brief-Bill 245-March 2,…
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Friends of Simcoe Forest Factum filed in Divisional Court
Court File No. 445/20 ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (Divisional Court) B E T W E E N: FRIENDS OF SIMCOE FORESTS INC. Applicant - and - MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING, LOCAL PLANNING APPEAL TRIBUNAL, CORPORATION OF THE…
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Friends of Simcoe Forest Application Record filed in Divisional Court
Download Application Record here: FSF_Application_Record
Media Release: Friends of Simcoe Forest Files Court Challenge Over Waste Facility in Freele County Forest
Media Release from Friends of Simcoe Forest Inc. Download here: FSF-MR-Oct19-2020