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 Policy and Government Relations staff report on the activities of this service area, as well as updates from PACT and SBEC.
Publish Date: 2021/JAN/20
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
Publish Date: 2020/APR/22
CDAO Chair, Sandro Perruzza, writes to the Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, to call for legislated relief in construction project contracts.
CDAO Chair, Sandro Perruzza, writes to the Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, the further expand on the previously issued recommendations as part of the province's post COVID-19 economic recovery plan.
Publish Date: 2020/APR/07
Publish Date: 2020/MAR/23
Publish Date: 2020/FEB/20
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
Publish Date: 2019/DEC/12
Publish Date: 2019/JUN/05
The OAA along with the other funding partners meet with the Minister to introduce the research project and get tentative commitment for a follow-up meeting sharing the results.
Publish Date: 2019/MAY/31
The OAA, accompanied by the other funding partners, meets with Minister Ballard and his staff to give a briefing on the soon-to-be-released Housing Affordability report.
A Review of the Site Plan Approval Process (commissioned by OAA) is released in the days leading up to the SPA Symposium, generating significant coverage across mainstream & industry-specific media.
OAA identifies key architectural issues for 2014 municipal election.
This 2018 report updates and builds on earlier independent analysis. SPA costs for builders and end users up to $900 million annually. This negatively affects development, office rents and housing affordability.
BLOAAG - Queen's Park Picks
In light of COVID-19 and in the interest of public safety, we've brought the 2020 Queen's Park Picks online for a fully virtual experience.
Check out our events calendar for a wide array of online and in-person events. Also submit an event using our new online form.
Shift 2021 Resiliency Architecture Challenge
The theme for the second 2021 SHIFT Challenge is Resiliency/Architecture.