Municipal

Conflict

Toronto condo renters to form association

The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations (FMTA) is reaching out to Toronto condo renters in an effort to help them form their own association.
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Toronto priority neighbourhoods may increase

The number of Toronto priority neighbourhoods may rise to 31 from 22, due to changes in the criteria that the city uses to determine at-risk areas.
Queen's Park

Ontario Municipal Board reform still polarizing

Calls for Ontario Municipal Board reform are on the rise. But the OMB is a contentious issue, and experts cannot agree on how to move forward.
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Toronto’s land transfer tax remains unscathed

Despite vocal opposition from the real estate industry, attempts to reduce the Toronto land transfer tax in the 2014 budget have failed.
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Toronto’s new Green Standard raises concerns

As Toronto prepares to phase in updates to its Green Standard, some building industry members have concerns about ...
Queen's Park

Liberals’ plan to review OMB worries industry

The Liberal government is going to review the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeals process, beginning with consultations in the coming months.
Toronto City Hall

Toronto delays decision on development charges

Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee has voted to defer a bylaw that would nearly double Toronto’s residential ...
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Toronto a leader in green roof industry

Toronto’s leadership in the industry is due to the fact that green roofs are not only encouraged but mandatory.
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Honest advertising for condo projects

Toronto developers may soon have to adhere to stricter ad rules.
GTA

Round two for Toronto’s zoning bylaw

Toronto’s harmonized zoning bylaw draft is nearing completion and City staff is optimistic the rules will meet the approval of both Toronto council and property owners. But they may have reason to be wary; the City’s previous attempt at a ...