By David Briggs Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Province of Ontario’s Bill 23,he More Homes Built Faster Act, doesn’t resonate well with many municipalities, and West Nipissing council has decided to send its concerns to Queen’s Park to oppose the bill, as currently written, and encourage the province to work with the municipalities to create housing plans that work for more people. That’s the overall goal of the province, to create more housing. In March, 2022, it passed Bill 109, the More Homes for Everyone Act, and on October 25, one day after the municipal election, it introduced the More Homes Built Faster Act. Overall, the bill is meant “to reduce the up-front costs and `red tape’ for developers” West Nipissing’s planning and building department explained in a memo to
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