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Rory Baksh

Board of Directors / Business Unit Strategist / Partner


Rory has nearly 24 years of experience in land use planning, strategic planning, and management consulting. His experience includes leadership over numerous community/regional plans and strategies, service delivery reviews, and institutional strengthening/capacity building for government agencies. In addition to his cross-Canada projects, he has worked internationally in Latvia and the Caribbean on Dillon projects. Rory is a recipient of a Member Service Award from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and is the Strategist for the Community Strategies Business Unit. He has a Bachelor’s of Applied Arts (Urban and Regional Planning) degree from Ryerson University.


Official Plan Review and Update - Barrie, ON

Dillon was retained by the City of Barrie to complete a municipal comprehensive review (MCR) and create a ground-breaking new Official Plan and Zoning By-law for the City.Read More
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Master Land Use Plan - Bear Island and Temagami First Nation Lands, ON

Dillon developed the Temagami First Nation Master Land Use Plan to describe how development, redevelopment, or preservation projects may best be carried out to contribute to economic development, cultural preservation and enhancement, and the character and future of Temagami LandsRead More
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National Land Use Policy and Physical Development Plan - Dominica

Dillon has been working closely with the Physical Planning Division of the Commonwealth of Dominica to establish a National Land Use Policy and National Physical Development Plan for the country. This project will help Dominica address competing land use pressures from agriculture, tourism, settlement, and infrastructure, as well as climate change impacts. Dominica is one of the first countries in the region to adopt a National Land Use Policy and Physical Development Plan.

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