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Our Place, Our Way

Regular readers of my blog have heard me mention the Transition Movement, a global collection of people in ‘Transition Towns’ who are working on projects to make their communities more resilient to potential social shocks. 313 more words

Strategic Planning

Our Place – Reimagining Our Town

The first public meeting to develop a new Official Plan for the Town of Innisfil was well attended. The Council chambers were virtually full for the opening information presentation. 349 more words


Our Place – Making It Official

The Town of Innisfil is embarking on a lengthy consultation process to develop a new Official Plan (OP) to be known as “Our Place”. The Planning Act requires a review at least every 5 years. 341 more words

Urban Planning

Ottawa Votes: Chianello fills you in on what you need to know about planning

Soon after the 2010 municipal election, Peter Hume stood in front of a 15-storey condo building that towered over everything else in the neighbourhood. It was a handsome, award-winning building, but it was on a block that was zoned for just four storeys. 2,091 more words

Local News

DAY SEVEN: MY TAKE: FINAL INSTALLMENT: Official Plan Review, Town of Lincoln

DAY SEVEN JULY 8/14, Tonight is the Night.  I wrote earlier in this series about a traditional vs non traditional approach to the Official Plan. This was all related to the decision to market the Town of Lincoln as a Centre of Agriculture Excellence. 994 more words