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About Karen Kagayama
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Entries by Karen Kagayama
All across the Province, parents, children and educators alike are preparing for the start of a new school year. This September, the Province is introducing changes to the Highway Traffic Act. Effective tomorrow, September 1, 2015, there will be greater fines imposed for Distracted Driving, changes to Cyclist Safety and Slow Down, Move Over changes […]
The OMEX team is back from a successful AMO conference in beautiful Niagara Falls. The delegates are still at the event discussing relevant issues that they face across the Province. Municipalities today are dealing with incremental downloading and the budget pressures that come with providing the bulk of services that the public in Ontario use […]
On June 18th, 2015 we posted some important information regarding the Provincial review of the Municipal Act, City of Toronto Act and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. At that time, the deadline for feedback was August 7, 2015. Recently, the Province extended the deadline to October 31, 2015. Please see the press release below: […]
New Rules Will Also Strengthen Safety Requirements for Riders On June 8, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. the Province of Ontario issued the following press release: Ontario is enhancing on-road access for more types of off-road vehicles (ORVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) while increasing safety requirements for riders. Beginning July 1, 2015, the province is implementing […]
The Pan Am Games are here! After years of hard work and planning, many municipalities are preparing for competition day. While opening ceremonies are scheduled for this Friday July 10th, the water polo competition began yesterday in the City of Markham. The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games bring not only competition days to many […]
Jeffrey Abrams, City Clerk for the City of Vaughan and a member of the OMEX Board of Directors, is the recipient of the 2015 Prestige Award from AMCTO (the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario). Mr. Abrams was presented with the Award at AMCTO’s 77th Annual Conference held in Thunder Bay, Ontario […]
The Province recently released the following communication piece: Ontario is launching an integrated review of the Municipal Act, City of Toronto Act, and Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. We want to ensure our local governments remain strong and financially-sustainable, and that they continue to be accountable, flexible and responsive to the people they serve. Over […]
On Thursday May 28, 2015, OMEX held its 2015 Annual General Meeting. 2014 was a year of change for OMEX. In June we welcomed our new President and Attorney in Fact, Nahla Hanna. As a team, we are well into some exciting strategic intiatives for the membership, inlcuding price to value strategies and redefining our […]
On May 13, 2015 the Ontario Trails Council announced that on May 12th they were pleased to attend Minister Michael Couteau’s announcement of an Ontario Trails Act. Below you will find the Press Release. The Act is open for comments. If you are interested in participating, please see the link located in the Press Release. OMEX Members […]