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Conservation Ontario’s Comments on “Consultation on the role of Ontario Municipal Board in Ontario’s Land Use Planning System” (EBR# 012-7196)

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Conservation Ontario’s submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing on the “Consultation on the role of Ontario Municipal Board in Ontario’s Land Use Planning System” (EBR# 012-7196). Overall, Conservation Ontario’s letter is supportive of the proposed changes to help modernize Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing procedures and practices but also encouraged the Province to consider additional changes and clarifications, such as a definition for “public interest”, and an enhanced Citizen Liaison Office and more information be provided to the public via a more user-friendly website to encourage greater citizen participation.