April 2018

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Wish list changes to the OHA, #3 … or a consistent appeal process

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We saw last time that the Conservation Review Board is one busy little tribunal these days. The website list of their active cases doesn’t reveal what kind of cases they are but I’d bet dollars to doughnuts they all have to do with objections to designation.

Good heritage stats are hard to find, 3rd edition

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We all love statistics, especially when they’re moving in the right direction.

About Dan Schneider

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Dan Schneider is a heritage enthusiast, policy wonk, writer and professional heritage consultant. Formerly senior policy advisor with the provincial culture ministry, Dan has much experience with the Ontario Heritage Act and heritage policy issues. A lawyer by training, he was lead policy expert on major changes to the Ontario Heritage Act in 2005 and 2006. His advice is frequently sought on questions related to Ontario's legislative and policy framework for heritage. Based in St. Marys, Ontario, Dan is Principal of Dan Schneider Heritage Consulting. He can be reached at danschneider@live.ca.