A number of provincial and federal legislation have a major impact on municipal governments. MFOA advocates on proposed regulations and legislation on behalf of its members and provides summaries of major changes. See below for MFOA advocacy work as well as past comments and submissions related to the Municipal Act, 2001

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MFOA_Policy_Projects/2019_Fall_Economic_Statement.aspxMFOA's Summary of the 2019 Fall Economic Statement2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsOn November 6, 2019, the provincial Fall Economic Statement was released.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/2018_Fall_Economic_Statement.aspxMFOA's Summary and Analysis of 2018 Fall Economic Statement and Bill 571/4/2019 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsOn November 15, 2018, the provincial Fall Economic Statement was released.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Municipal_Implications_of_Bill_148.aspxMunicipal Implications of Bill 14811/30/2017 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsBill 148 has received Royal Assent. The bill includes many municipal implications that include changes to budgeting, record keeping, staff wages, and more.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/2017_Fall_Economic_Statement_and_Bill_177.aspx2017 Fall Economic Statement and Bill 17711/17/2017 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsOn November 14, 2017, the provincial Fall Economic Statement was released and Bill 177 passed first reading. Both carry municipal implications.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Fall_2017_Policy_Update.aspxMFOA's Fall 2017 Policy Update9/8/2017 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsInterested in what is coming in the pipeline for Ontario legislature in Fall 2017? Look no further!
MFOA_Policy_Projects/MFOAs_Submission_on_Landfill_Assessment_Methodology.aspxMFOA's Submission on Landfill Assessment Methodology8/7/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsThe Ministry of Finance is undergoing consultations to develop a methodology for the assessment of landfills in Ontario. MFOA, in partnership with AMO, have submitted a response to these consultations.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/MFOAs_Submission_on_Bill_73.aspxMFOA's Submission on Bill 738/6/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsMFOA has submitted its Bill 73 - Smart Growth for Our Communities Act response to the Standing Committee on Social Policy.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/MFOAs_Moving_Ontario_ Forward_Submission.aspxMFOA's Moving Ontario Forward Submission8/4/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsMFOA’s position to the Moving Ontario Forward: Outside the GTHA consultation process is based on previously articulated support for asset management planning and also includes recommendations for improving application-based funding programs.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Special_Purpose_Business_Property_Assessment_Review.aspxSpecial Purpose Business Property Assessment Review (2013-2014)8/1/2013 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegsMFOA participated in the Special Purpose Business Property Assessment Review with various stakeholders.

Municipal Act, 2001 Review

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MFOA_Policy_Projects/Updates_to_Municipal_Legislation_Bill_68_and_Bill_70.aspxUpdates to Municipal Legislation - Bill 68 and Bill 703/2/2017 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegs MAOn November 16, 2016, Bill 68, Modernizing Ontario's Municipal Legislation Act, 2016, and Bill 70, Building Ontario Up for Everyone Act (Budget Measures), 2016, were introduced for first reading. Both proposed legislative bills carry potential impact
MFOA_Policy_Projects/UPDATED_MFOAs_Municipal_Act_Review_Submission.aspxUPDATED: MFOA's Municipal Act Review Submission8/6/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegs MAMFOA will be submitting two reports to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) as part of the Municipal Legislation Review. UPDATE: Now includes documents on prudent investor status for the One Investment Program.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/MFOAs_Municipal_Act_Review_Submission.aspxMFOA's Municipal Act Review Submission8/1/2013 12:00:00 AMPolicy RegsnLegs MAMFOA's 2013 report for the Municipal Act Review.
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