Municipal Law 2013: The Latest Developments on the Development Front & All Things Municipal (Archived Video Stream) 

Feb. 8, 2013
Toronto Online


This is the archived version of a program presented on February 8, 2013. This video also includes the Live Q&A session from the Summer Institute Webcast Replay from July 11, 2013.

This program will provide an update on the evolving landscape of municipal and planning law, including the most recent developments in statutory and regulatory law and decisions of the courts and the Ontario Municipal Board. Experienced counsel from the public and private sectors will provide invaluable perspectives on municipal practice areas as varied and diverse as heritage planning, conflict of interest, and the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH). You will be brought up to date on the latest municipal and planning issues throughout the GGH and across the province. Don't miss this opportunity to gain practical insights from knowledgeable counsel and the Ontario Municipal Board on recent case law and practice.


Denise Baker, Townsend & Associates – Oakville
Chris Barnett, Davis LLP
Barnet Kussner, WeirFoulds LLP


Part 1: Planning and Development Law
Opening Remarks

The Future of the Ontario Municipal Board
Jane Pepino, QC, Aird & Berlis LLP

Parkland Dedication
Mark R. Flowers, Davies Howe Partners LLP

Recent Developments in Heritage Planning
David Bronskill, Goodmans LLP
Bruce Ketcheson, Ritchie Ketcheson Hart & Biggart LLP

Places of Worship and Employment Uses
Calvin Lantz, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Land Budgets under the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe -
What's New and Different?

Robert D. Howe, Goodmans LLP
Russell Mathew, Hemson Consulting Ltd.

Planning Law Update
Chris Barnett, Davis LLP

Part 2: Municipal Law
Opening Remarks

Municipal Law Update
John Mascarin, Aird & Berlis LLP

Municipal Conflict of Interest - What's New?
Guy Giorno, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Recent Developments in Building Permit Appeals
Barnet Kussner, WeirFoulds LLP

Municipal Regulation of Medical Issues
Leo Longo, Aird & Berlis LLP

Recent Developments in the Regulation of Student Housing
E. Marshall Green, HGR Graham Partners LLP

The Role of the Ombudsman in Municipal Accountability
Fiona Crean, Ombudsman, City of Toronto

Questions and Closing Remarks


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