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Category: Municipal Law

Municipal law: Adios to the Ontario Municipal Board

April 17th, 2018 in Municipal Law

A vehicle for obtaining public input on municipal decisions will soon be closing its doors. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has taken a lot of criticism over the years, from public and municipal law makers alike. It has been chastised…

Expropriation and Compensation When Land is Taken Part II

December 22nd, 2017 in Municipal Law

Property owners can be entitled to compensation as the LRT project continues to progress. As the Light Rail Transportation (“LRT”) comes to Ottawa, private owners and businesses are being displaced. Some residents and businesses received expropriation notices, and for others,…

Expropriation and Compensation When Land is Taken

December 15th, 2017 in Municipal Law

Property owners can be entitled to compensation as the LRT project continues to progress As the Light Rail Transportation (“LRT”) comes to Ottawa, private owners and businesses are being displaced. Some residents and businesses received expropriation notices, and for others,…

Ontario municipal law could be affected by legal pot

November 21st, 2017 in Municipal Law

Municipalities are still trying to process how legalized pot will play out in their jurisdictions. Ontario municipal law could be affected by what the province proposes regarding the sale of cannabis. One of the regulations includes the age at which…