Ontario Municipal Law: A User's Manual 2018
By: George Rust-D'Eye, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., Ophir Bar-Moshe, B.A., LL.B., Andrew James, LL.B.
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7916-8
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual editions supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 1200 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: Softcover Cerlox
Publication Date: 2017-12-22
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $132.00

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A comprehensive, easy-to-use resource of municipal law and practice

Ontario Municipal Law: A User's Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-use resource of municipal law and practice. It provides municipalities, including councils and council members, clerks and other municipal officers, municipal and personal injury lawyers, and anyone interested in the powers and responsibilities of Ontario municipalities with answers to complex questions.

Click here to download a free checklist. (PDF)

Features of the 2018 edition include:
• The key municipal statutes, fully annotated with case law and applicable regulations:
  –– Municipal Act, 2001
  –– Municipal Conflict of Interest Act
  –– Municipal Elections Act, 1996
  –– 32 practical statutory checklists clarifying the legislative requirements

About the Author
George H. Rust-D'Eye, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. (of the Ontario Bar) carries on the practice of law as a sole practitioner, and is one of the leading municipal and planning lawyers and litigators in Ontario. He has been designated by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Municipal Law, and by the International Municipal Lawyers Association as a Local Government Fellow. He has chaired the Municipal Sections of the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association. He has served as Director of the Municipal Law LL.M. Program at Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Rust-D'Eye has argued municipal cases at all levels of Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has acted as a municipal integrity commissioner and as a lobbyist registrar for a municipality. He is the former Metropolitan Solicitor for the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, and is a frequent writer and speaker on a broad spectrum of issues pertaining to municipal law and procedure, planning and development law, heritage protection law, and municipal litigation.
Ophir Bar-Moshe, B.A., LL.B. (of the Ontario Bar) has been both Assistant Town Solicitor for The Corporation of the City of Markham and a former Senior Legal Counsel for The Regional Municipality of Peel. Ophir has practised extensively in the municipal and planning law area and is a past prosecutor for the City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario. He is co-author of Ontario Safe Water Legislation and Commentary. Ophir has served on the Municipal Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and as Co-chair of the Law Practice Management Section. He has been an instructor at the Bar Admission Course and a Law Instructor at Humber College.
Andrew James is a legal writer based in Toronto. He has been writing on municipal law issues for more than 20 years, including books on condominium law and safe drinking water legislation.