|THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL|
|BY-LAW NUMBER 24-2013|
A by-law to permit Garden Foods - Bolton Ltd. to be open on holidays for the maintenance or development of tourism, under the Retail Business Holidays Act.
WHEREAS, section 2 of the Ontario Retail Business Holidays Act (the “Act”) provides that no person carrying on a retail business in a retail business establishment shall sell or offer for sale any goods or services therein by retail on a holiday;
AND WHEREAS, section 4 of the Act provides that despite section 2, the council of a regional municipality may by by-law permit retail business establishments in the municipality to be open on holidays for the maintenance or development of tourism provided that certain tourism criteria prescribed by Ontario Regulation 711/91 are complied with;
AND WHEREAS, Garden Foods – Bolton Ltd. has applied to The Regional Municipality of Peel for a partial, site specific exemption to the Act for the maintenance or development of tourism for its retail grocery business establishment located at 501 Queen Street South, Bolton and more particularly described in Schedule “A”;
AND WHEREAS, the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel has taken into account the principle that holidays should be maintained as common pause days;
AND WHEREAS, the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel has determined that the Garden Foods – Bolton Ltd. application complies with the tourism criteria;
AND WHEREAS, Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel held a public meeting following at least thirty days of published notice in respect of this proposed by-law and at that public meeting all persons who attended were permitted an opportunity to make representations in respect of the proposed by-law;
AND WHEREAS, the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel has by resolution adopted on this 28th day of February, 2013 resolved to approve the application of Garden Foods – Bolton Ltd. and to grant a partial exemption to the Act;
NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:
READ THREE TIMES AND PASSED IN OPEN COUNCIL this 28th day of February, 2013.
Schedules "A" and "B" to By-law 24-2013 (pdf)