Month: October 2016

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, and accountants. When individuals in a community disagree …

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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 2015-16 deficit is actually $1.5 billion more than …

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