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Affordable Housing and the Planning Act Authority for Parkland Dedication and Cash-in-Lieu

Written by and on February 15, 2019.

“You can neither lie to a neighbourhood park, nor reason with it. ‘Artists conceptions’ and persuasive renderings can put pictures of life into proposed neighbourhood parks or parks malls, and verbal rationalizations can conjure up users who ought to appreciate them, but in real life only diverse surroundings have the practical power of inducing a natural, continuing flow of life and use.” -Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities There is no question that parks and pub...

New OHSA Regulations Coming into Force on July 1, 2014

Written by on June 09, 2014.

On July 1, 2014, the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation will come into effect, requiring that all Ontario employers ensure their employees complete mandatory safety awareness training. Paula Lombardi, Amanda Shaw and Anna Stoll discuss what this means for employers. On July 1, 2014, the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation[1] will come into effect, requiring that all Ontario employers ensure their employees complete mandatory safety awar...