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I am part of the working group of elected officials that are asking for change with the OMB. Minister Mauro speaks about OMB Reform at this years annual conference
Mississauga council has voted for an independent study to determine if the city should secede from Peel Region. San Grewal
The City of Markham and its councillors are joining in on the growing calls to reform the Ontario Municipal Board. This movement was started by Aurora councillor Tom Mrakas, who proposed a motion in January asking the province to reform the OMB, restricting it to only questions of law and process.
When it comes to local planning policies, elected officials don’t have the final say. The Ontario Municipal Board has the authority to dictate how tall and wide a building can be, even after the city has weighed in.
Four years later, the proposed 20,000-seat, NHL-ready arena in downtown Markham still haunts the city.
A hot market has turned GTA golf courses into lucrative real estate investments, with new golfers on the downswing.