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ELTO’s French Language Services Policy

August 16, 2017 | News

Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) is pleased to advise that its French Language Services Policy is now available online. For any questions or concerns regarding our French Language Services Policy, please contact our Complaints Coordinator.

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Members Update – August 2017

August 8, 2017 | News

New Appointments Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) is pleased to announce the appointment of the following: Marlene Cashin, ARB, Part-Time Member Marlene Cashin is a former Director of Professional Development at the Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, and is also a part-time member of the ERT. Prior to that, she practised environmental law

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ELTO Website Redesign

July 7, 2017 | News

The ELTO website has been redesigned to enhance accessibility, ease of use and the overall client experience. This design gives us the flexibility to continue modernizing and improving the way we deliver information to our users. Please let us know what you think of the redesigned website and/or send your questions to: ELTO@ontario.ca.

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Members Update – June 2017

June 7, 2017 | News

Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) is pleased to welcome five new members: Paula Boutis, Thomas Hodgins and Scott Tousaw to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), and Warren Morris and Graham Rempe to the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT). Paula Boutis, OMB, Full-Time Paula Boutis has been a well-known Toronto-based environmental lawyer for nearly 20 years,

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Archive – Legislation Introduced to Amend the Land-Use Planning Appeal System in Ontario

June 1, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

On May 30, 2017, the government introduced the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, which, if passed, would make changes to the land-use planning appeal system in Ontario. This includes the creation of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which would replace the Ontario Municipal Board. For more information, please see the news release from

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Proposed Changes to the Land-Use Planning Appeal System in Ontario

May 16, 2017 | News

The government has announced its intent to introduce legislation that, if passed, would change the land-use planning appeal system in Ontario.  Information is available in the news release from the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

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ELTO French Language Services Draft Policy Now Open for Comments

March 30, 2017 | News

Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) is committed to offering French language services in accordance with the French Language Services Act (FLSA). To learn more about the French services offered by ELTO, view the draft of our French Language Services Policy document (Word). ELTO is interested in your feedback on the draft of the French Language

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2015-2016 ELTO Annual Report Now Available Online

March 24, 2017 | News

Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) is pleased to advise that the 2015-2016 annual report is now available online. The report reflects the cluster’s activities for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016.

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NEW Memorandum of Understanding has been signed and executed, February 6, 2017

February 27, 2017 | News

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Executive Chair of the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) and the Attorney General has been signed and executed as of February 6, 2017. As part of the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability Governance and Appointments Act (ATAGAA), ELTO conducts periodic reviews of its MOU. The purpose of the

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Archive – OMB Rule 107 Change, effective January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Decisions of the OMB will now be delivered by email instead of by hard copy mailing. Rule 107 will reflect this change effective January 1, 2017. If you wish to be mailed a hard copy please contact the OMB Case Coordinator with your case number.   To identify the Case Coordinator assigned to your case, please

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