Municipal Matters

RIP LPAT, ERT & BON; HI OLT

The LPAT has now merged with four other tribunals to form the Ontario Land Tribunal; apologies in advance for all the acronyms

It seems like just yesterday we were writing RIP OMB; HI LPAT when the Ontario Municipal Board (“OMB”) was replaced by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT”) on April 3, 2018.

As of today, June 1, 2021, the LPAT, Environmental Review Tribunal (“ERT”) and Board of Negotiation (“BON”) have merged with the Conservation Review Board . . .

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June 01, 2021

Electronic Meetings and Proxy Voting

Bill 197 has received Royal Assent, but may be challenged

The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up innovation and change throughout the world, and the municipal sector is no exception. With social distancing guidelines and the technology that has been adapted to accommodate virtual meetings, municipalities have been operating according to new health and safety regulations and pursuant to their authorizing . . .

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July 29, 2020

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