Steven J. O'Melia

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Steve O’Melia is quoted in the Waterloo Chronicle on Ontario Municipal Board hearing regarding proposed Muslim centre

Waterloo Chronicle, "OMB says Muslim centre opponents can’t remain anonymous"

Fear of harassment with limited support for the assertion isn’t a good enough reason to keep the names of those fighting a proposed Muslim centre on Erbsville Road confidential. In a decision handed down Feb. 26, the Ontario Municipal Board...

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Steve O’Melia is quoted in the Waterloo Region Record in an article on an OMB appeal regarding proposed Muslim centre

The Record, "OMB says Muslim centre opponents can’t remain anonymous"

Fear of harassment with limited support for the assertion isn’t a good enough reason to keep the names of those fighting a proposed Muslim centre on Erbsville Road confidential. In a decision handed down Feb. 26, the Ontario Municipal Board...

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Steve O’Melia is quoted in the Waterloo Chronicle on a case involving the appeal of a proposed Muslim Prayer Centre

Waterloo Chronicle, "Appeal of Muslim prayer centre goes forward with disputes outstanding"

An appeal of a proposed Muslim prayer centre is proceeding to a full Ontario Municipal Board hearing April 24 – 27, but it didn’t come without some disagreement. In a pretrial OMB hearing that dragged on all day, the appeal...

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Steve O’Melia comments on CN Rail land being sold to scrapyard

The Waterloo Region Record, "Municipal board clears way for scrapyard to buy CN lands"

The Ontario Municipal Board allowed a severance Thursday of surplus rail land, paving the way for the property to be sold to the scrapyard next door, over the objections of nearby residents who fear the problems they now endure with...

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Steven O’Melia quoted in Law Times

Law Times, "Review of OMB means mandate tweak"

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Steven O’Melia interviewed by CTV News on municipal bylaws

CTV Kitchener, "Local mayors watch Hamilton's fight to have say in mailbox placement"

Local mayors say they’re keeping a close eye on Hamilton’s attempt to have a say in where community mailboxes are placed in the city. “I want to know what kind of control we as a municipality have over these kinds of...

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