As I am writing my commentary on the new renewable energy approvals regulations, I have noticed an unusual wrinkle. Unlike all other Ministry of the Environment setbacks, noise setbacks are measured from the centre of the noise receptor property/building, not from the property boundary. See section 1(4) of Ontario Regulation 359/09. This may significantly reduce the adverse effect of such setbacks on wind energy development in Ontario.
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5 Dec 2023
Banman v Ontario, the preferable procedure requirement, and institutional abuse litigation
The first stage of a class proceeding is the certification stage. Certification is a procedu…