May 25, 2022

A Closer Look at the Study Paper on Public Hearings: Cons of Public Hearings 

This post is part of a series highlighting BCLI’s Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning. For other posts in the series click here. Arguments against public hearings: The current law fails to enhance democratic decision-making  Read more…

May 9, 2022

A Closer Look at the Study Paper on Public Hearings: Purposes of Public Hearings 

This post is part of a series highlighting BCLI’s Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning. For other posts in the series click here. Purposes: To provide a forum at which all aspects of the bylaw Read more…

April 26, 2022

A Closer Look at the Study Paper on Public Hearings: Historical Legislation 

This post is part of a series highlighting BCLI’s Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning. For other posts in the series click here. Town Planning Act (1925)  In the early 20th century British Columbia’s local Read more…

A Closer Look at the Study Paper on Public Hearings Series

To coincide with the release of our Study Paper on Public Hearings, the BC Law Institute has prepared a series of blog posts that highlight different aspects of the study paper. A Closer Look at the Study Paper on Public Hearings: Historical Legislation [April 26, 2022] A Closer Look at the Read more…

April 6, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: BCLI Releases Study Paper on Public Hearings