LPAT vs. OMB, what has really changed – Part 2

In the last few weeks the newly established Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has been off to the races in delivering a wave of appeals decisions. Tribunal members are well aware that an entire community of developers, applicants, and planners are lasered-in on...

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Green Light for Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act

On June 18, 2018 the Senate passed Bill C-45, enacting the Cannabis Act and approving legalization of cannabis in Canada. The bill later received Royal Assent and came in to effect on June 21, 2018. Yet the date that truly resonates with Canadians is October 17, 2018,...

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