Who we are
The Niagara Escarpment Commission is a statutory body that operates at “arms length” from the provincial government. It is mandated to develop, interpret and apply Niagara Escarpment Plan policies that maintain and enhance the vitality of the Escarpment’s unique environmental and landscape features.
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Agency directives and reporting
The Niagara Escarpment Commission is a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario and reports to the Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry. As part of Ontario’s Open Government initiative, all classified agencies are required to publicly post governance documents and travel, meal, and hospitality expense information.
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