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

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

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin writes to the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to respond to the provincial consultation on Bill 108.

Publish Date: 2019/MAY/31

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin writes to the Honourable Michael Tibollo to highlight the importance of architecture in the tourism industry.

Publish Date: 2019/FEB/06

The OAA writes to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Attorney General to oppose MMAH's proposed changes to the practice of architecture.

Publish Date: 2019/NOV/25

OAA President John K. Stephenson writes to the Honourable Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade to discuss Bill 66: Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act.

Publish Date: 2019/JAN/18

OAA submits recommendations on updates to the Provincial Policy Statement.

Publish Date: 2019/OCT/21

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin responds to OAA members who have expressed concern about changes the OAA has recommended regarding the Site Plan Approval process.

Publish Date: 2019/FEB/27

CDAO Chair, Sandro Perruzza, writes to the Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, to offer recommendations as part of the province's post COVID-19 economic recovery plan.

Publish Date: 2020/APR/22

The OAA responded to PSPC’s RFI for Design-Build Standing Offers for Office Fit-up Projects (Solicitation EP008-210016/A).  PSPC was seeking feedback from the industry. The federal department is contemplating the establishment of a design-build standing offers for office fit-up projects in the National Capital Region, with cross-Canada potential.

Publish Date: 2020/JUL/15