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CBA Municipal Law Section articles are published under the banner Town Hall. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section’s editor.

Editor: Michael Gunther


Did Catalyst (2012) really signal a break from Dunsmuir?

  • July 08, 2015
  • Edward Brook

Did the Supreme Court ruling in Catalyst Paper Corp v. North Cowichan (District) signal a special standard of review for municipalities? Some say it did, but Edward Brook would beg to differ…

Municipal Law

Term limits for municipal council members

  • July 08, 2014
  • Leo F. Longo

In this paper, presented at the International Municipal Lawyers Association in San Francisco last fall, Municipal Law Section chair Leo Longo, of Aird & Berlis, points out that no Canadian municipalities have set…

Municipal Law

Prosecution of offences under the Municipal Elections Act

  • July 08, 2014
  • David Reiter and Jody E. Johnson

David Reiter and Jody E. Johnson were recently involved in what they understand to have been the only completed prosecution under the Ontario Municipal Elections Act related to election campaign financing issues…

Municipal Law