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Media Advisory - Building a Healthy & Liveable City in a Post-OMB World

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam will be hosting a significant forum Building a Healthy & Liveable City in a Post-OMB World to discuss the future of city planning in Toronto, now that the Ontario Municipal Board has been replaced with a local appeals body.

Toronto's Chief Planner Gregg Lintern and top experts Cheryll Case, Shauna Brail, Cyndi Rottenberg-Walker, and Zahra Ebrahim will join Kristyn Wong-Tam for a robust discussion on where planning goes from here, the risks, and new opportunities. This will be the first event of its kind to bring together this level on this subject.

Panelists:
Gregg Lintern, Chief Planner and Executive Director, City of Toronto
Cheryll Case, Planner, CP Planning
Shauna Brail, Director and Professor, Urban Studies Program, University of Toronto
Cyndi Rottenberg-Walker, Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
Zahra Ebrahim, Co-Lead, Doblin Canada and Founder of archiTEXT

Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Avenue

Media Contact:
Lisa Hoffman, Advisor, Community Engagement & Strategic Initiatives, Office of Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, 416-970-3606; Media interviews available at 6:15pm

For more information: www.ward27news.ca/postOMBworld