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Land & Development

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building

Honourable Peter Van Loan, P.C., K.C.
Partner at Aird and Berlis


With over 30 years' experience spanning politics, law and academia, the Honourable Peter Van Loan brings a wealth of expertise to his municipal and land use planning practice. His long-standing involvement in the political sphere has included leadership positions with various federal ministries and volunteer roles at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. Prior to his election as a Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe in 2004, Peter was Practice Group Leader for the Municipal & Planning Group at a national law firm. He also served as Adjunct Professor of Land Use Planning at the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies for over 10 years. Peter is a strong, tactical communicator with a track record of delivering results and achieving approvals for clients in complex regulatory and procedural environments.

A partner in the firm’s Municipal & Land Use Planning Group, Peter represents landowners, developers and municipalities with respect to land use planning, development approvals, heritage and general municipal law matters. Since returning to private practice, Peter has acted on successful policy matters, major settlement area expansions, conversions and other Municipal Comprehensive Review matters within the Greater Toronto Area and Ontario as a whole. He has acted on Minister’s Zoning Orders, including for a hospital, a police station, a subdivision, as well as for a transit-oriented community. Peter's previous experience includes advising on high profile development projects such as Vaughan Mills mall, Greenwood Racetrack and a large subdivision in the Oak Ridges Moraine. Peter also provides strategic and policy advice to clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Luncheon Presentation