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[7 May 2018Comments Off on Hearing Wraps on Professional Planner’s Independence]

On March 16, 2018, the conflict of interest case against urban planner Mr. Victor Doyle, RPP MCIP, concluded before the Public Service Grievance Board.
Mr. Doyle testified that the “case is about the right of professional planners in the Ontario Public Service to provide independent, expert analysis and advice to decision makers, elected representatives, and the public – without such opinion being manipulated, altered, suppressed or otherwise interfered with by non-professional superiors.”
In June 2017 Mr. Doyle was found in conflict of interest by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs for publishing a …