The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act has been proclaimed as of October 19, 2021. All residents associations should review their constitutions and by-laws to determine compliance with the new act and any changes that may be necessary.
Shape the future of your neighbourhood (PDF) – Kitchener’s Neighbourhood Action Plan Guide. In 2015, the City brought together a project team of residents from across the city to develop #lovemyhood – Kitchener’s first ever Neighbourhood Strategy. #lovemyhood aims to build on the great things already happening in Kitchener’s neighbourhoods by giving residents tools, programs and resources to affect positive change in neighbourhoods. One of the key deliverables from the project was to develop a framework to help residents create Neighbourhood Action Plans.
Smart Growth Toolkit – This report suggests opportunities and tools for public engagement in the planning process. It is the outcome of a workshop session with ratepayers groups, NGOs, and municipal leaders.
Municipal Ratepayer’s Guide A guide to assist local taxpayers by equipping them with the necessary steps for developing an organization capable of taking on city hall and doing at the local level what the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) does at the provincial and federal levels.
F.U.N. 2011 Survey Report A report on the results of our survey of the most important issues for Ontario residents associations.
You and the OMB Tips on appearing before the OMB by William Roberts, OMB lawyer
Five Good Ideas to Build a City – In this Five Good Ideas session, Mary W. Rowe, President & CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute, and the host of CityTalkCanada, presented her five good ideas for the non-profit sector to build a city, now and in the wake of a global pandemic. (video, Dec. 3, 2020)