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[27 Feb 2018Comments Off on Independence of Land Use Planners Challenged]

On February 28, 2018, Donnelly Law will be before the Public Service Grievance Board (the “Board”) arguing one of our most important cases involving the Greenbelt and Places to Grow. Specifically, we will be defending the independence of professional planners in government to speak truth to power, even when government doesn’t like their opinions regarding growth management and urban sprawl in southern Ontario.
Here’s the background. Several weeks ago, Victor Doyle RPP MCIP, one of Ontario’s most experienced professional planners and an “architect of the Greenbelt”, begrudgingly left the provincial Ministry …