Toronto, ON – On Monday, February 13th, Environmental Defence will host an invitation-only panel discussion: Can the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) be fixed? featuring experts in urban design, planning and development.

Many observers say it’s time to fix the OMB. An expert panel will exchange ideas about how to best repair the OMB to enable full citizen participation, protect the environment from poorly planned development, and support stronger, healthier communities.

WHAT: Can the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) be fixed? An invitation-only panel discussion.

WHO: The expert panellists available for interviews are: Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat, former Chief Planner Paul Bedford, developer Rodney Wilts, and environmental lawyer David Donnelly. The panel moderator is noted urban designer Ken Greenburg.

WHEN: Monday February 13, 2017. Door open 6:00 pm. Panel Discussion 7:00 pm.

WHERE: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave, University of Toronto

About ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (www.environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is Canada’s most effective environmental action organization. We challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Allen Braude, Environmental Defence, 416-323-9521 ext. 247; 416-356-2587 (cell); abraude@environmentaldefence.ca