Ira Kagan

B.Sc., JD., ICD.D | Founding PartnerCalled to the Ontario Bar in 1990. Founding partner of the law firm of KAGAN SHASTRI LLP. Practice focuses on municipal law, land use planning law, development charges and expropriations. Represents a wide range of both private sector (developers, landowners, and residents groups) and public sector (local municipalities, regional municipalities, conservation authorities and Children’s’ Aid Societies) clients in a variety of land use planning and municipal law matters. Practices extensively before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board) and all levels of courts in Ontario. Several published articles and speaker at continuing legal education seminars.

Former member of the Board of Directors of Ontario Power Generation in (April 2014 – April 2017). Former Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (Jan. 2018 – June 2019).

Education

2017: Achieved ICD.D from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto)
1990: Called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario
1988: J.D. (Juris Doctor) from the University of Toronto Law School
1985: B.Sc. from the University of Toronto

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Law Society of Ontario
Member of the Canadian Bar Association – Municipal Law Section
Member of BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association)

Board of Director Appointments

2018-present: Member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation
2014-2017: Member of the Board of Directors of Ontario Power Generation