Municipal Government

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Sub Issues

Submissions & Correspondence

OFA submission on role of the Ontario Municipal Board in Ontario’s land use planning system
(December 14, 2016)

OFA's collaborative letter to Minister Thibeault regarding Natural Gas and LTEP
(November 2, 2016)

OFA letter in support of ONN regarding Bill 181
(May 12, 2016)

OFA submission on Bill 73
(April 4, 2016)

Letter to MMAH regarding Land Transfer Tax
(January 29, 2016)


Additional Information

Agricultural System FAQ
(August 30, 2017)

Supporting Agricultural Growth in your Municipality
(March 9, 2016)

Municipal Impacts on Agriculture
(July 31, 2002)


News

Municipal Impacts on Agriculture
(July 31, 2002 - Municipal Government)

Ag advisory committees-OFA Commentary #3207
(August 9, 2007 - Municipal Government)

Province invests $100 million to reduce bumps in the road
(May 2, 2013 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Drainage)

Rising farmland values create disproportionate tax burden
(January 25, 2013 - Municipal Government, Farm Property, Property Assessment and Taxation)

Provincial budget holds promise for Ontario agriculture
(May 3, 2013 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Health Care, Education, Business Risk Management)

OFA encourages Ontario agriculture to help access new municipal funds
(August 22, 2014 - Municipal Government)

OFA: Three things we want to see in the provincial budget
(January 22, 2016 - Water, Land Use Policy & Farmland Preservation, Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Nutrient Management, Farm Property, Health Care, Farm Labour & Safety, Farm Finance, Taxation, Farm Income, Transportation, Open for Business , Local Food, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Food Literacy, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

Municipalities putting up barriers to agricultural growth in Ontario?
(February 12, 2016 - Municipal Government)

Provincial budget promises “Jobs for Today and Tomorrow”
(February 26, 2016 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Energy, Property Assessment and Taxation, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Climate Change)

OFA advocacy update at the halfway point of the Liberal mandate
(June 17, 2016 - Water, Land Use Policy & Farmland Preservation, Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Farm Property, Environmental, Energy, Waste Management, Wildlife & Wildlife Damage, Business Risk Management, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Climate Change)

What is the real cost of closing rural schools?
(January 26, 2017 - Municipal Government, Child Care)

Working with ROMA for improved infrastructure in rural Ontario
(February 3, 2017 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Telecommunications, Property Assessment and Taxation, Drainage, Natural Gas Infrastructure, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

OFA addressing skewed farm tax ratio with municipalities
(February 24, 2017 - Municipal Government, Taxation, Property Assessment and Taxation, Provincial Funding Transfers to Municipalities )

Schools, communities, and businesses as co-dependents
(April 6, 2017 - Municipal Government, Rural Economic Development, Education)


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