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Today’s episode goes to the heart of the planning and development debate in the 905.

The new council elected in Burlington in 2018 has undoubtedly achieved significant change to Burlington’s downtown planning framework, and extracted major concessions from the province–at least, it has on paper.

Not so fast …

Today we speak to Burlington’s Councillor for downtown Lisa Kearns, about the catch in the deal with the province, and the wider need for reform of how municipalities control planning.Read More …

Roundup 18 November

Burlington’s UGC change has finally been implemented. Has the city got what it was promised? Or has the barn door been slammed only after the province has let the horse run away?

Hamilton has a new councillor for Ward 5, but Ward 5 didn’t get to choose him. Why?

905 MP Erin O’Toole is facing a rebellion. What’s going on with the CPC?Read More …