AMO Presents Submission on Budget Implementation Bill

The Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) has presented a submission on Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act. Bill 144 is an omnibus bill that operationalizes many of the promises made in the government’s budget, and carries implications for 23 separate pieces of legislation. AMO’s submission is centred around four provisions in the bill that would impact municipal finances:

  • Tax Capping (Schedule 15, of the Municipal Act)
  • Indexing Benefits (Schedule 23, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act)
  • Airport PIL (Schedule 1 and Sections 1 and 2 of the Assessment Act)
  • Redirection of Electrical Utility PIL (Schedule 3 and Section 5 of the Electricity Act)

For more:

AMO Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs on Bill 144, Budget Measures Act, 2015 

Bill 144, Budget Measures Act, 2015

 

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