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Mark Noskiewicz at the Ontario Planning Forum: Land and Economic Development


Lawyer Mark Noskiewicz
Area Municipal, Planning and Property Tax


Tuesday April 1, 2008

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm:  Simcoe County: Issues and Challenges

Speaker and co-chair:  Mark Noskiewicz, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Impact of development on Lake Simcoe and the Nottawasaga River
  • Transition of Simcoe County from a resource provider only to an urban focus
  • The dual role of the County (1) employment and family housing (2) empty nester, retirement, and recreational and
    seasonal housing
  • The importance of natural and cultural heritage in Simcoe County
  • Governance of Simcoe County
  • Impacts of intensification and high density development on an economy and lifestyle that is just emerging from its previous
    "hinterland" role
  • Development vs. anti-development; what are the issues, what is at stake?
  • Resort developments
  • The impact of second homes on urban structure and green lands
  • Places to Grow Act; enforcement - what measures are available?

For more information, please visit the Insight Information Website or download the below PDF

Ontario Planning Forum: Land and Economic Development
March 31- April 1, 2008
Metro Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario

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