FCA-FAC General Meeting – Wed. November 16, 2022

The next General Meeting of FCA-FAC will be held November 16, 2022. A draft agenda for the meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/221116DA2.pdf Draft minutes for the previous (October 19) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/221019DM.pdf

FCA-FAC expresses concern about Bill 23 – “More Homes Built Faster Act”

FCA President Robert Brinker has written to the Committee of the Ontario Legislature expressing concerns about Bill 23. The letter is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/221111bill23.pdf . A media release on FCA issues is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/221114MR.pdf

Workshop on Committee of Adjustment – Oct. 22, 2022

The workshop had about 20 participants. To launch discussion on instructions for a new Committee of Adjustment, Alex Cullen delivered an introductory presentation found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/221022PR.pdf This was followed by a presentation by Heather Pearl on Infill Guidelines found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/221022GL.pdf .

FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. October 19, 2022

The General Meeting of Oct. 19 was held by videoconference. The meeting featured a presentation on the activities and priorities of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture which is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/221019PR.pdf . A draft agenda for the meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/221019DA.pdf Draft minutes for the previous (Sept. 21) meeting are at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/220921DM.pdf

FCA opposes “Strong Mayor” bill

On August 17, 2022 FCA-FAC wrote to the Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing objecting to the “Strong Mayor” legislation. The letter is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/220817MMAH.pdf A reply from the Minister dated October 7, 2022 is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/221007MinReply.pdf