OMB should go say Toronto councillors

March 7, 2013, The Star. A bid to remove Toronto planning decisions from the oversight of the Ontario Municipal Board deserves support, city councillors say. Ontario’s capital city has a strong planning department which should be accountable to the public for how the city evolves, said Councillor Adam Vaughan. Vaughan and Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam held a city hall news conference Thursday to support a move by a Toronto MPP to exempt the city from the municipal board, which hears appeals of planning decisions. Read more…

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