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.
Publish Date: 2020/DEC/09
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 Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, regarding the Reconciliation Agreement on Construction Codes under the CFTA.
Publish Date: 2020/NOV/23
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
Publish Date: 2020/APR/07
Publish Date: 2020/MAR/23
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 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
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.
OAA President Toon Dreessen issues an open letter supporting the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) position on paid internships, underscoring the value of intern architects.
Cancea's final report on the housing affordability study commissioned by the OAA and other funders. The report takes a systems approach to understanding housing affordability crisis.
The OAA and allied organizations are currently participating in research to identify the driving factors behind the current housing affordability challenges.
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
Publish Date: 2019/MAR/12
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