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Province takes next step to expand high-speed internet access

September 15, 2021   ·   0 Comments

The Ontario government is taking the next step to help bring high-speed internet access to every community by the end of 2025. Today, the province ...

Decision on Bill 197 legal challenge reaffirms right to environmental decision-making

A court ruling on Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) has citizens’ groups calling for changes. The Ontario Divisional Court determined that the Government of Ontario broke the law when it failed to comply with the public consultation requirements of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). Specifically, in a decision released on Sept. 3, it declared that the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing acted “unreasonably and unlawfully” in failing to consult with the public on changes to the Planning Act regarding Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs).

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