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 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 issues recommendations to the Minister that are designed to be easily implemented, yet highly effective at meeting Elliot Lake Commission recommendations and in protecting the public interest.

Publish Date: 2020/FEB/20

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 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 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