Bill 108, Ontario’s More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019

On May 2, 2019, the Ontario government announced the release of “More Homes, More Choice: Ontario’s Housing Supply Action Plan” and Bill 108, theMore Homes, More Choice Act. This series of changes coming down the pipeline, if approved, will have significant impact on developers, municipalities, expropriating authorities, school boards and other stakeholders in land use and environmental matters.

More Homes, More Choice: Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan includes legislative amendments to 13 statutes affecting a broad cross section of provincial measures:

Cannabis Control Act, 2017

Labour Relations Act, 1995

Conservation Authorities Act

Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017

Development Charges Act, 1997

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Education Act

Ontario Heritage Act

Endangered Species Act, 2007

Planning Act

Environmental Assessment Act

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

Environmental Protection Act

Government Objectives

The Ontario government’s stated intent in proposing these changes is to help provide relief to people struggling to find affordable housing that fits their family budget.

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