Land use planning for (no) development

Opinion  Editor’s Note: Barry’s Bay lawyer Robert Howe provides this analysis of the implications stemming from the County’s new Official Plan.   Renfrew County mayors were united in their anger at the County Council meeting on May 27. The reason was the contents of Ontario’s amendment to the County’s Official …

Castaway Culture – on my deserted island

If you were alone on a deserted island, what culture would you crave? This month Valley lawyer Robert B. Howe shares his favourite books and music. I am destined to be a castaway on a deserted island.  The island has fresh water and sufficient food to sustain my body – …