Congratulations to Roger Beaman

scales of justice Thomson Rogers Lawyer Gets Top Award from Ontario Bar Association This year‘s recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Municipal Law is Roger Beaman. This is a great honour for Roger, our Municipal Group and for the firm. On December 31, 2017, Roger retired from Thomson Rogers Lawyers after more than four … Continued

Why Municipal Government is so Important in Our Daily Lives

crane in construction site Novae Res Urbis, recognizing the top Municipal Law Firms in Ontario. Very few people understand the true significance of municipal governance. It literally affects every aspect of our daily lives from access to clean drinking water, by-laws, garbage collection, new housing and transportation. In Toronto, you only have to look out your window to see … Continued

Event: Stephen D’Agostino honoured to present Award of Academic Excellence in Municipal Law

Event Date: June 12, 2017
Stephen D'Agostino Municipal Lawyer On June 12th, Thomson Rogers’  municipal lawyer Stephen D’Agostino will be presenting the Academic Excellence in Municipal Law Award at the 79th Annual Meeting & Professional Development Institute as part of AMCTO‘s Opening Ceremonies. Stephen will be presenting this award to Ms. June E. Gallagher, Deputy Clerk for the Municipality of Clarington at Deerhurst Resort in … Continued

Bill 73, Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015 Given Royal Assent

Royal assent granted December 4, 2015

Stephen D'Agostino, municipal lawyer The Ontario Legislature has made significant amendments to the Development Charges Act and Planning Act. Royal assent was granted on December 4, 2015. While it will take some time to understand the full impact of the changes, here is what you should be watching for: Changes to the Development Charges Act Transit Services are added … Continued

“OMB paves way for No Frills store in Acton”

Independent Free Press | by Lisa Tallyn, Jeff Wilker comments | January 9, 2014

Jeff Wilker, municipal lawyer There could soon be another grocery store opening in Acton after a development company received Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) approval Wednesday for amendments to the Town’s Official Plan (OP) and zoning bylaw amendments. The OP amendment approves re-designating land at 388 Queen St. E. from Medium Density to Corridor Commercial Area and a zoning bylaw … Continued