Bousfields has undertaken a number of policy studies for the Province and for municipalities throughout Ontario. Major public sector clients include the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Prince Edward County, the City of Ottawa and the City of Vaughan.
Private sector clients include the Urban Development Institute and the Greater Toronto Homebuilders' Association. The policy studies have included high-level policy analysis and formulation (e.g. the Development Permit Demonstration Project and the Stakeholder Consultation Component of the Provincial Policy Statement Five-Year Review), as well as the policy component of Official Plan reviews and the implementation of community plans. Very often, such studies have included a public consultation program that has been provided by the firm as a component of the study.