Reevely: Ottawa creates a planning advisory committee, full of the people it’s supposed to advise
Ottawa Citizen

By David Reevely, Ottawa Citizen, October 27, 2016

Because the provincial government thinks citizens should have more of a say in how their neighbourhoods grow, it’s forcing cities to form new advisory groups to advise politicians on things like rezonings and long-term neighbourhood plans.

Because the City of Ottawa thinks it gets quite enough public input on these things as it is, it’s stacking its new “planning advisory committee” with the very people you’d think would get the advice, not give it.

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