New Ontario Brownfield Web Resources

The government of Ontario recently launched two new web resources for brownfield development. The first resource is a compendium of Community Improvement Plans (CIPs). Until now, there has been no consolidated source for locating active municipal brownfields financial incentive programs. The compendium includes: Municipal staff contacts and links to municipal websites. PDF copies of CIP policies, … Continued

OREA pre-budget submission focuses on incorporation and brownfields

OREA’s 2011 pre-budget submission focused on personal real estate corporations and encouraging brownfield redevelopment. Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan, is expected to announce the 2011 Ontario Budget in March. Registered salespeople in Ontario are currently prevented from incorporating because the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 does not permit a broker to pay commission to … Continued