Government Relations

The OAA actively monitors government activities at municipal, provincial, and federal levels, responding as needed through formal letters and other channels. Continually updated, this searchable portal houses these official correspondences, as well as related reports.

Level of Government / Organization

On April 26, 2021, the provincial government passed the 2021 Ontario Budget. With its passage, OAA Policy and Government Relations staff have reviewed the budget and prepared a high level overview of some of the issues that may be interest to the membership.

Publish Date: 2021/APR/27

The OAA has reviewed the 2020 provincial budget and prepared a high-level overview of some issues that may be of interest to the membership.

Publish Date: 2020/DEC/01

OAA President, Kathleen Kurtin, writes to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to respond to the province's 2020 pre-budget consultation.

Publish Date: 2020/JAN/24

The OAA responds to Ontario's pre-budget consultations with recommendations for the government to adopt Qualifications-Based Selection and reform the Site Plan Approval process. 

Publish Date: 2021/FEB/16

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin writes to the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance to discuss Quality-Based Selection and Site Plan Approval Reform.

Publish Date: 2019/FEB/07

OAA Immediate Past President John K. Stephenson writes to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to discuss Site Plan Approval and Quality-Based Selection.

Publish Date: 2019/JAN/29