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.


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OAA President, Kathleen Kurtin, writes to the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to assert that infection control measures should be considered in the design of long-term care facilities. 

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Publish Date: 2020/DEC/09

OAA President, Susan Speigel, writes to the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, in response to the consultation on changes to Minister's zoning orders and the Planning Act.

Publish Date: 2021/APR/06

OAA President, Susan Speigel, writes to the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to express the urgent need for changes to congregate living facilities to protect the province's most vulnerable population - the elderly.

Publish Date: 2021/FEB/11

The Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, responds to the OAA President’s letter asserting infection control measures should be considered in the design of long-term care facilities.  

 

Publish Date: 2021/JAN/19

OAA President, Susan Speigel, writes to the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to express the OAA's support for the expansion of the Greenbelt. 

Publish Date: 2021/APR/20

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin writes to the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to discuss the OAA's recent roundtable on design and the site plan approval process.

Publish Date: 2019/MAY/24

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 President John K. Stephenson writes to the Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport to emphasize the importance of architecture for Ontario's tourism industry.

Publish Date: 2018/DEC/13

OAA writes to the Honourable Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, sharing that the architectural profession has an interest in contributing to the independent commission.

 

Publish Date: 2020/JUN/01

OAA President, Susan Speigel, writes to the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries to respond to Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a Global Leader. 

Publish Date: 2021/JAN/28

OAA President Kathleen Kurtin writes to Ontario Chief Building Officials and Directors of Planning affirming that architectural designs accompanying applications for site plan approval must be prepared by an architect.

Publish Date: 2019/MAY/09

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

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