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Cost of saving Glen Abbey Golf Course could be greater than dollars and cents

Law professor says there's also a political cost


September 3, 2021
By Oakville News

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The cost of saving Oakville, Ont.’s Glen Abbey Golf Club from development may have come with a price greater than the $10 million spent on the venture. The politics involved might have come with its own price, says Stéphane Émard-Chabot, a law professor at the University of Ottawa and legal counsel for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. When decision-making occurs behind closed doors, trouble is bound to follow, he suggests.

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