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Canadian Municipal and Planning Law, 2nd Edition
By: Stanley M. Makuch, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B., LL.M., Neil Craik, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., LL.M., Signe B. Leisk, B.Sc. (Hons.), LL.B.
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This is your key to a confident understanding of the structure, organization and authority of municipal and planning law in Canada. The book analyzes the purpose and role of municipal councils, courts and provincial agencies, giving you the basis for the interpretation of municipal legislation. It includes references to the planning and municipal statutes of a number of Canadian jurisdictions, keeping you abreast of the most current legislative developments in this area of law. This new edition is fully updated to reflect the changes and developments that have occurred over the last 20 years, and since the advent of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
About the Author
Stanley M. Makuch, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B., LL.M, is a partner at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto, and is a leading municipal and planning lawyer in Ontario. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1976. He has extensive experience before the Ontario Municipal Board, the Environmental Assessment Board and the courts, and is an adjunct professor of law and planning at the University of Toronto. He has served on many boards and commissions, including the City of Toronto Planning Board and the Police Complaints Review Board of Ontario. Mr. Makuch is the author of a number of books and articles, including the first edition of Canadian Municipal and Planning Law (Carswell), Municipal Licensing (U of T Press) and The Spills Bill: Duties Rights and Obligations (Butterworths) and is the founding editor of the Municipal and Planning Law Reports (Carswell).
Neil Craik, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., LL.M., is an assistant professor at the University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, where his research and teaching interests include municipal and planning law, domestic environmental law and international environmental law. Prior to his academic appointment, he practised municipal, planning and environmental law at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto. Professor Craik was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.
Signe B. Leisk, B.Sc. (Hons.), LL.B., is an associate with Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002. Her practice encompasses all aspects of municipal and land use planning, education and environmental law, as well as property tax assessment appeals. She has extensive administrative law experience, representing clients in both the public and private sectors. She appears regularly before tribunals and the Superior Court.