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Book Spotlight - The Law of Subdivision Control in Ontario

Posted by Peel Law Association on 28 March 2023


Check out this resource in the PLA Library!

The Law of Subdivision Control in Ontario, Fourth Edition
by Sidney Troister

Published: May 2022 by Thomson Reuters

Every real estate lawyer knows that section 50 of the Planning Act affects all real estate transactions in Ontario. With the new 2022 Amendments to the Act this is the only resource to help guide you through the intricacies. Written by leading expert Sidney Troister, The Law of Subdivision Control in Ontario has become known as the single most effective Planning Act resource since its original publication in 1988.

To learn more about this resource, click here.


This item is available to PLA Members in good standing for sign-out. PLA Members can sign-out up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.

If you are interested in signing out resources from the library, submit a book request to PLA library staff!

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.


Posted in:Book SpotlightLibrary ServicesMembership  

Let's make hunger a thing of the past! Join PLA's Food Drive today

Posted by Peel Law Association on 24 March 2023


Let's work together to make
hunger a thing of the past!

Support our local food bank.

There are several ways that you or your firm can participate:

AT THE PLA: We have a large bin ready to collect your non-perishable donations AND we have a donation box to collect money, which will empower Knights Table to purchase the specific items they need.
To sweeten the deal, we will give everyone who donates a food or toiletry item a coupon for 5 free photocopies/laser printing.

AT YOUR OFFICE: Consider hosting a food drive as part of your ongoing corporate citizenship initiatives OR make a direct donation. Looking for a great team-building exercise? Consider taking your staff to the Knights Table to help out - they always need enthusiastic volunteers. Share your progress on social media to help spread the word.

AT HOME: Look through your cupboards and do some spring cleaning! Knights Table will accept your excess food and toiletries (unopened and unexpired). Your home will be tidier and someone in need will benefit from your generosity.

Here is a list of the most needed items

  • Breakfast supplies, cereal - hot and cold; pancake mix, syrup (high demand)
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruit
  • Kraft Mac & Cheese and Instant Noodles
  • Snacks such as puddings, Jello, Granola Bars
  • Juices & Drink Boxes
  • Water
  • Cake Mixes
  • Diapers (size 3 in high demand)
  • Sanitary Products: ie. toilet paper, pads, tampons
  • Hygiene products – soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste (high demand)

Click here to donate directly to Knights Table


Posted in:News and UpdatesKnights Table  

Next Week! 2023 Annual Members' Meeting

Posted by Peel Law Association on 23 March 2023


PLA's Annual Members' Meeting (formally Annual General Meeting)

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Mississauga Convention Centre
Meeting to start at 5:00 PM sharp

Attendance to the meeting is FREE to all 2023 PLA Members.

Click here to register for the Annual Members' Meeting!

Nomination, and proxy forms have been shared with the Membership by email.
If you wish to receive a copy of these forms, please contact PLA staff.

The deadline for NOMINATIONS for Director and PROXIES must be received by the
Election Committee no later than 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.


Posted in:MembershipAnnual Members' Meeting  

Deadline Approaching - Annual Members' Dinner

Posted by Peel Law Association on 14 March 2023


March 30, 2023
Mississauga Convention Centre
Starting at 6:45 PM

Deadline to register for the dinner is 11:59 PM on this upcoming Thursday, March 16, 2023.

The dinner is scheduled to begin after the Annual Members' Meeting at approximately 6:45 PM.

  • The dinner is open to the Judiciary, all Lawyers, Articling Students, and LPP Candidates.
  • You may attend the AMM only, the dinner only, or both.
  • Non-Members may attend the dinner portion of the evening. 

Click here to register for the dinner

Space is limited. If you plan on attending, please register as soon as possible.
Registration will close at MIDNIGHT on March 16, 2023.
Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

If you wish to register to attend the Annual Members' Meeting, please
click here to complete the registration form for the Meeting portion of the evening.

The Meeting is set to begin at 5:00 PM sharp.

You MUST be a 2023 PLA Member in order to attend the Annual Members' Meeting.


Posted in:Annual Members' Meeting  

Reminder - Join the PLA's Group Registration to the LSO's 17th Family Law Summit

Posted by Peel Law Association on 13 March 2023




The PLA is doing a group registration for the LSO's 17th Family Law Summit (Webcast)
at a discounted rate of 50% from the regular price listed on the LSO website.

The program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023 & Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM).
To learn more about this program, click here.

Registration is only available to 2023 PLA Members.

The group registration fee is $296.63 for each individual.
(Note: This group registration is for the WEBCAST ONLY)

If you are interested in joining the PLA's group registration, please email the following information to library@plalawyers.ca:

Full name
Email address
Licensee number

An email will be sent to those interested in joining the group registration with details on how to submit your payment online.
Your registration is not complete until payment is received.
The deadline to register and submit your payment is Monday, March 20, 2023, at 4:00 PM.

You will receive links to the webinar and materials from the LSO after the PLA has completed the group registration process.


Posted in:MembershipPLA CPDs  
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