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Changes to the Ontario Municipal Board

The Ontario Municipal Board is an independent tribunal that is charged with hearing appeals and ruling on disputes regarding zoning issues. The Ontario Municipal Board is comprised of individuals appointed by the government, and includes individuals with a wide array of professions, such as: lawyers, architects, planners,

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Government Goes Against Auditor General

Last week the provincial government released an update to the Legislature regarding the government’s finances. In their Public Accounts document the government claimed the province’s 2015-16 deficit is at $3.5 billion. However Ontario’s Auditor General disagreed with the government’s numbers and their accounting practises, stating the province’s

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Habitat for Humanity in the Community

I want to recognize the work taking place at Habitat for Humanity Canada and their local affiliates in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Wellington, Dufferin, Guelph. I am happy to see Habitat for Humanity GTA is proposing a new development in Southfields that will see the

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Share With Me Your Hydro Stories

On September 12th the provincial government announced changes as part of their Throne Speech, to lower the cost of hydro by removing the provincial portion of the HST from hydro bills. The fact of the matter is the government’s proposal is a band-aid solution to a much

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International Plowing Match 2016

Dufferin-Caledon and Ontario have a rich agriculture history. Our agriculture sector plays a significant role in our local communities, with over 70,000 farms across the province which employs over 15,000 individuals. Every year the agriculture community from across the province celebrates Ontario’s proud agriculture history by attending

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