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Municipalities also have duty to consult: Ontario | Posted March 17 2014
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Municipalities also have duty to consult: Ontario

Posted on March 10, 2014 In Anishinabek, News

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Edward LaRusic
NRU Publishing

TORONTO – One of the goals of the new 2014 Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) is to make planners more aware of their duty to consult with Aboriginal communities, with the sharpened focus seen as a first step to addressing larger deficiencies in the system.

The 2005 PPS made no references to Aboriginal interests, but the recently-issued 2014 policy encourages planners to “coordinate planning matters with Aboriginal communities.”

Municipalities also are expected to implement the PPS that recognizes and affirms existing Aboriginal and treaty rights under the Constitution Act, 1982. As well, under the updated policy, planners are expected to “consider and promote archaeological management plans and cultural plans in conserving cultural heritage and archaeological resources.”....


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