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Pot Use Meets Land Use: The basics

  • June 07, 2018
  • Michael Mahoney

By the end of the summer in 2018, the Federal and Provincial governments of Canada will have enacted legislation that permits the legal selling, consumption and production of recreational cannabis. As this societal change funnels down, land use controls are crucial for municipalities to regulate for the social health and well-being of their communities amid this change.

Municipal Law, Student Forum

Bill 68’s Recent Changes to Municipal Investment Powers Part II: The Regulation Cometh

  • June 07, 2018
  • Eric Davis and Brittany Thompson

Last year, the Ontario Legislature introduced Bill 68, entitled Modernizing Ontario's Municipal Legislation Act, 2017 (“Bill 68”). Bill 68 amended the provisions of the Municipal Act, 2001 (the “Act”) that govern a municipality’s ability to make investments. Now, as a result of Bill 68, a municipality can make an investment under section 418 or 418.1 of the Act.

Municipal Law, Student Forum

Bill 68’s Recent Changes to Municipal Investment Powers

  • June 13, 2017
  • Eric Davis and Brittany Thompson

This article discusses new section 418.1 of Bill 68 (Modernizing Ontario's Municipal Legislation Act, 2017) which will significantly alter a municipality’s ability to make investments.

Municipal Law

Toronto's Local Appeal Body – A Further Update

  • April 13, 2017
  • Raj Kehar

An update on recent developments relating to the City of Toronto’s local appeal body that will hear appeals of decisions of the City’s Committee of Adjustment on minor variance and consent applications

Municipal Law