Jul 9

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW!

TimeIsRunningOutEach Ontario Business Improvement Area (BIA) is under the Municipal Act of Ontario, Section 204 and the Province has announced a review of the Municipal Act over this summer, with submissions due August 7.

Is your BIA and/or Municipality submitting comments specific to the BIA Legislation?

OBIAA wants to hear from you! Contact OBIAA today at 1-866-807-2227 or info@obiaa.com

The review includes the Municipal Act, the City of Toronto Act, and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

There are a number of ways to share your feedback:
Online: share your feedback
Discussion Guide: access this discussion guide online and complete the discussion questions on one or more themes.
E-mail: municipalreview@ontario.ca
Mail: send a written submission with your suggestions for changes to the legislation, or any other comments to:

Municipal Legislation Review
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Local Government Policy Branch
777 Bay St., 13th Floor, Toronto, ON M5G 2E5

If you want to share your views on the Municipal Elections Act, which is also under review, please see www.ontario.ca/municipalelections.
http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page11144.aspx

The OBIAA represents over 60,000 businesses set up within the Main Streets of Downtowns in Ontario.

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Media Contact: Kay Matthews, Executive Director | OBIAA
Contact Information: info@obiaa.com | 1-866-807-2227 | 647-521-5341

ABOUT: ONTARIO BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA ASSOCIATION (OBIAA): OBIAA, since 2001, acts as an important resource for education, partnership and collaboration to each BIA across the province. OBIAA recognizes the power of networking, the strength in numbers and the value of sharing common concerns and finding resolutions specific to our individual communities.
OBIAA, through membership, represents, supports and encourages business improvement areas to increase their effectiveness and their contribution to the economic, cultural and social well-being of communities in Ontario.

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