Facilitation + Consultation

Facilitation with city staff, developers and stakeholders; Public and Community Consultations

R.E. Millward + Associates has extensive experience facilitating and leading public consultations with diverse stakeholders and community members. Whether we are working with development applications or on a study or master plan, facilitation and consultation is an essential skill and service to provide for large scale planning processes.

Related Projects:

ConsumersNext Planning Study

R.E. Millward + Associates led a multidisciplinary team on an area planning study envisioning the future of a suburban Toronto business park undergoing significant changes at its edges. The planning study focused on managing the intensification and evolution of the Consumers Road business park from an auto-oriented employment centre with few amenities into a walkable,… Read more »

King-Spadina Cultural Spaces Retention Study

King-Spadina Cultural Spaces Retention Study

The King-Spadina area is home to Toronto’s greatest concentration of cultural work—due, in part, to the fact that many of the area’s historic industrial buildings have offered affordable workspaces attractive to artists, designers and cultural entrepreneurs. The area is also a hotbed of development, expected to grow by more than 25,000 new residents over the… Read more »

Steeles-Redlea Community Services and Facilities Strategy and Implementation Plan

Straddling the border between Scarborough and Markham, the Steeles-Redlea area in northern Scarborough is poised for growth with a Regeneration Area Study currently underway. R.E. Millward and Associates worked with the City of Toronto Planning Division to develop a Community Services and Facilities Strategy for the defined area. Our firm engaged the City of Toronto,… Read more »

Dufferin Street Avenue Study

R.E. Millward & Associates was part of a multidisciplinary consulting team of architects, urban designers, facilitators, and transportation and servicing engineers studying the potential future revitalization of Dufferin Street between Lawrence Avenue West and Highway 401. In addition to providing land use planning and policy expertise, our firm developed a comprehensive Community Services and Facilities… Read more »

In the Zone: Navigating Toronto’s New Citywide Zoning By-law 569-2013

In the fall of 2013, R.E. Millward & Associates Director of Planning Ian Graham led two seminars to introduce the new harmonized Zoning By-law to planning professionals including planners, urban designers, architects, lawyers and developers. The seminar included: • An introduction of the new by-law and a brief history of its mandate; • a review… Read more »

Better Bathurst – Built Form and Land Use Study

The Better Bathurst Built Form and Land Use Study provides a clear community vision for the heritage, land use, built form and public realm of Toronto’s Bathurst Street, between Dupont Street and Queen Street West. As part of a consultant team led by DTAH, R.E. Millward & Associates provided land use planning expertise. The initiative… Read more »

City of Toronto Condominium Consultation

The City of Toronto initiated a Condominium Consultation to engage with condo residents and boards, businesses located in condo buildings, property managers, City staff and others to identify possible changes to City policies as they relate to condo living in Toronto. Working as part of a team of consultants led by SWERHUN Inc., R.E. Millward & Associates… Read more »

Toronto Official Plan Review

In collaboration with Swerhun Facilitation & Decision Support, R.E. Millward & Associates was retained by the City of Toronto to prepare and conduct a series of public consultation events to kick off the City’s Official Plan review process. The strategy that emerged, after careful research and reflecting on our team’s collective experience, was based on… Read more »

Concrete Works: Aggregate and Concrete Facilities in the Toronto Port Lands

In 2002, R.E. Millward & Associates was retained by Strada Aggregates Inc. to coordinate and project manage a rezoning process involving four aggregate companies applying to locate along the Ship Channel in Toronto’s Port Land. Through careful research and analysis of the City’s policies and of other port cities around the world, R.E. Millward &… Read more »