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Bill 139 - Province Files Regulation re Transitional Matters

Mar 08, 2018

Ontario Regulation 67/18, made under the Planning Act, regarding transitional matters relating to Bill 139 (the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017) was filed on 5 March 2018.  O. Reg. 67/18 will come into force on 3 April 2018.  O. Reg. 67/18 is available on e-laws

Wood Bull LLP will be providing further detail and analysis on the transitional regulation.


Bill 139, the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 23, introduces significant changes to the Planning Act.  These changes will come into force on 3 April 2018, the day named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor.

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Bill 139 : Focusing on the New Tribunal is to Miss the Forest for the Trees - A Lesson in Legislative Misdirection - It’s the Appeal Provisions Which Count (Part 1 of a Longer  Conversation about Bill 139)

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Bill 139 Submission by Advocates for Effective OMB Reform

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