The City of Toronto Act, 2006 took effect on January 1, 2007 and ushered in a new legal era for Toronto, recognizing the city as a unique municipal entity within the province and the nation. Understanding the legislative impact of this Act and the powers that have been bestowed upon Toronto is vital for all persons who deal with the city. Butterworths A Comprehensive Guide to the City of Toronto Act, 2006 offers practitioners everything they require to navigate this new legislative regime.
Authors Leo F. Longo and John Mascarin are both distinguished municipal law experts who bring their knowledge, experience and research to this unique publication. By providing a detailed analysis of the legislative history of Bill 53, the law respecting municipalities and municipal powers, a comprehensive examination of each part of the Act and an historical review of all legislation applicable to Toronto, this bookis an absolutely essential tool for anyone that seeks to understand and work with this new legislation.
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This comprehensive and unique text acts as a one-stop resource for anyone requiring information on the City of Toronto Act, 2006 by providing users with:
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A Comprehensive Guide to the City of Toronto Act, 2006 analyzes and explains the changes to Toronto's municipal legal regime by:
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Tables of concordance - a section-by-section comparison between the City of Toronto Act, 2006 and the Municipal Act, 2001
Appendices - including amendments to the City of Toronto Act, 2006 and the legislative chronology of Bill 53
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Leo F. Longo, LL.B., is a senior partner with Aird & Berlis LLP in Toronto and is the practice group leader of the firm's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. He is a Certified Specialist in municipal law: local government and land use planning and development law. His practice is devoted to all areas of land use planning, development law and municipal law, representing both private and public sector clients. He received his LL.B. from Queen's University in 1977 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1979.
John Mascarin, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with Aird & Berlis LLP in Toronto and is a member of the firm's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. He is a Certified Specialist in municipal law: local government and land use planning and development law. He practices in the general municipal and planning / development law areas, representing both private and public sector clients. He received his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. He is the longstanding Editor-in-Chief of the Municipal & Planning Law Reports and the Digest of Municipal & Planning Law and the author of several other legal texts.
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