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Senior Community Designer

Design
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cderuyter@bousfields.ca

Partner

Community Engagement
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jdeeks@bousfields.ca

Associate

Planning
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rdoherty@bousfields.ca

Partner

Planning
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mdror@bousfields.ca

Partner

Design, Planning
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dfalletta@bousfields.ca

Community Designer

Design
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sfurlong@bousfields.ca

Senior Graphic Designer

Design
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ggonzalez-milroy@bousfields.ca

Partner

Planning
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tgrinyer@bousfields.ca

Community Design Manager

Design
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agruszecka@bousfields.ca

Senior Associate

Planning
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cheron@bousfields.ca

Planner

Planning
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chevesi@bousfields.ca

Associate

Planning
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khickey@bousfields.ca

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“Landmark Toronto office tower granted new life as residence after special exemption”.

Check out the Toronto Star article featuring Bousfields Associate, Alex Savanyu, where he discusses the recent approval of the 69 Yonge planning application at City Council. Congratulations to the entire project team on this exciting milestone!

Read the full article at the link in bio.
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“Landmark Toronto office tower granted new life as residence after special exemption”.

Check out the Toronto Star article featuring Bousfields Associate, Alex Savanyu, where he discusses the recent approval of the 69 Yonge planning application at City Council. Congratulations to the entire project team on this exciting milestone!

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#toronto #planning #heritage #building #officeconversion
We’re #hiring for Urban Planner and Urban Designer positions! Visit bousfields.ca/careers for more info and email careers@bousfields.ca to apply.
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#nowhiring #careers #toronto #ontario #urbanplanning #urbandesign
We’re #hiring for Urban Planner and Urban Designer positions! Visit bousfields.ca/careers for more info and email careers@bousfields.ca to apply.
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#nowhiring #careers #toronto #ontario #urbanplanning #urbandesign
Don’t miss this upcoming @uli_toronto discussion on What Ontario Can Learn from Australia’s Emerging #TransitOrientedCommunities featuring Bousfields Partner Caitlin Allan.

Caitlin will be joined by a number of our esteemed industry colleagues at Hatch, @translink, @brookfieldproperties and QIC.

Looking forward to the presentation and discussion!

Register at the link in bio.
Don’t miss this upcoming @uli_toronto discussion on What Ontario Can Learn from Australia’s Emerging #TransitOrientedCommunities featuring Bousfields Partner Caitlin Allan.

Caitlin will be joined by a number of our esteemed industry colleagues at Hatch, @translink, @brookfieldproperties and QIC.

Looking forward to the presentation and discussion!

Register at the link in bio.
We are pleased to announce some exciting promotions!
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#congratulations #promotions #celebrate #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #toronto #hamilton #ontario
We are pleased to announce some exciting promotions!
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#congratulations #promotions #celebrate #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #toronto #hamilton #ontario
✨Wishing everyone a festive holiday season and a safe and prosperous 2024! The Bousfields Office will be closed from December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024 inclusive.

Pictured: some fun photos from this year’s office holiday party, including Tony Volpentesta delivering the annual speech on behalf of the Partners. Thank you to @mercatto.to for hosting us!
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#holidayparty #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement
✨Wishing everyone a festive holiday season and a safe and prosperous 2024! The Bousfields Office will be closed from December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024 inclusive.

Pictured: some fun photos from this year’s office holiday party, including Tony Volpentesta delivering the annual speech on behalf of the Partners. Thank you to @mercatto.to for hosting us!
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#holidayparty #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement
Over the course of 2023, Bousfielders were fortunate to travel and experience places near and far. 

Swipe to see a sample of some of the amazing photos shared as part of a recent event our DEI Committee hosted, where we discussed what new perspectives our travels brought us this year.

Bonus points if you can guess where some of these photos were taken!
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#urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #travel #newperspectives
Over the course of 2023, Bousfielders were fortunate to travel and experience places near and far.

Swipe to see a sample of some of the amazing photos shared as part of a recent event our DEI Committee hosted, where we discussed what new perspectives our travels brought us this year.

Bonus points if you can guess where some of these photos were taken!
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#urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #travel #newperspectives
🎉it’s here! We invite you to #engage with our brand new website!

🖥️ Check it out at www.bousfields.ca

Special shout-out to Premise for all of their work bringing this new website to fruition!
🎉it’s here! We invite you to #engage with our brand new website!

🖥️ Check it out at www.bousfields.ca

Special shout-out to Premise for all of their work bringing this new website to fruition!
💡Wait until you see what we have been #designing. Coming soon!
💡Wait until you see what we have been #designing. Coming soon!
👀We have something exciting we’ve been #planning. Stay tuned!
👀We have something exciting we’ve been #planning. Stay tuned!
Bousfields Partners were thrilled to be hosted in style yesterday by our colleagues @neufarchitectes. A wonderful conversation hearing about Neuf's recent 50th anniversary experience as Bousfields looks ahead to our own milestone 50 years!
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Bousfields Partners were thrilled to be hosted in style yesterday by our colleagues @neufarchitectes. A wonderful conversation hearing about Neuf`s recent 50th anniversary experience as Bousfields looks ahead to our own milestone 50 years!
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#montreal #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #architecture
This past week marks 20 years that our Senior Operations Coordinator, Kelly Hudson, has been with Bousfields! A huge thank you from everyone here at Bousfields for everything you do!

Join us in congratulating Kelly on this incredible milestone 🎉
This past week marks 20 years that our Senior Operations Coordinator, Kelly Hudson, has been with Bousfields! A huge thank you from everyone here at Bousfields for everything you do!

Join us in congratulating Kelly on this incredible milestone 🎉
In honour of #NationalDayforTruthandReconciliation and #OrangeShirtDay, our Toronto and Hamilton offices continued our learning by hosting an Indigenous Book Club, where we read and discussed ‘Indigenous Toronto: Stories that Carry this Place’. In particular, we discussed “A Story About the Toronto Purchase” by Margaret Sault as well as “The Great Indian Bus Tour of Toronto” by Rebeka Tabobondung and Erica Commanda. Let us know in the comments below if you’ve read this book, and/or if have any recommendations on what we should read next!

#NDTR
In honour of #NationalDayforTruthandReconciliation and #OrangeShirtDay, our Toronto and Hamilton offices continued our learning by hosting an Indigenous Book Club, where we read and discussed ‘Indigenous Toronto: Stories that Carry this Place’. In particular, we discussed “A Story About the Toronto Purchase” by Margaret Sault as well as “The Great Indian Bus Tour of Toronto” by Rebeka Tabobondung and Erica Commanda. Let us know in the comments below if you’ve read this book, and/or if have any recommendations on what we should read next!

#NDTR

Cameron De Ruyter

Senior Community Designer

Design
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cderuyter@bousfields.ca

Cameron joined Bousfields in October 2011, after completing his Undergraduate Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) from Ryerson University. Prior to joining the firm, Cameron worked part-time for one year at another planning consulting firm, where he was mainly responsible for subdivision design and the preparation of conceptual site layouts.

His responsibilities at Bousfields involve a combination of both planning and design roles. With regards to planning, his involvement includes zoning and policy research, due diligence, and writing contributions to planning rationales. His design responsibilities include the preparation of subdivision plans, conceptual site layouts, official plan amendment maps, zoning by-law amendment schedules, and various forms of graphics for a wide range of planning documents.

Jocelyn Deeks

Partner

Community Engagement
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jdeeks@bousfields.ca

Jocelyn Deeks is a Partner at Bousfields and leads the Community Engagement practice. Jocelyn is a Registered Professional Planner and brings several years of experience working at the intersection of planning, development, and community engagement in the public and private sectors. She has developed and executed stakeholder engagement strategies for some of the GTA’s most complex and challenging development projects. Jocelyn also has experience developing strategic plans for Ontario municipalities.

Jocelyn has a Master in Planning (M.Pl) degree from Queen’s University.  She is a member of the Ontario Professional Planning Institute and the Canadian Institute of Planners. She is a regular presenter at conferences including those hosted by the International Association of Public Participation and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, speaks on panels, and enjoys sharing ideas with peers on podcasts. 

Ryan Doherty

Associate

Planning
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rdoherty@bousfields.ca

Ryan is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto, having graduated this past spring with a Master of Science in Planning. During this time, his research specialized in land use and development related issues, with particular focus on the challenges of developing suburban downtowns in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

Prior to joining Bousfields, Ryan worked for over four years at a boutique retail market consulting firm based in Toronto. In this role, Ryan worked on several retail market studies and commercial needs assessments for projects of varying sizes across Canada. He was most recently involved in the City of Vaughan’s current Official Plan Review, through work on a background paper pertaining to the City’s commercial land use structure.

Ryan has a strong passion for progressive city building and the re-utilization of existing sites. He is currently a student member of both OPPI and CIP, with the goal of working towards full membership.

Mike Dror

Partner

Planning
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mdror@bousfields.ca

Mike provides planning services in support of private and public sector projects across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, in Eastern Ontario and in Northern Canada. He is currently involved in a wide range of projects throughout the GTA and beyond, helping manage complex development applications, preparing Planning and Urban Design Rationale reports and other associated studies, and preparing evidence for Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) hearings. 

Mike also has experience with expropriation, arbitration and land acquisition and sale matters, and regularly prepares highest and best use studies to help Bousfields’ clients understand the value of land.

Mike holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Master of Planning from Queen’s University, and is a Full Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP). Mike is also a passionate volunteer, having previously served on CIP’s Honours & Awards Committee and having mentored up and coming planners through the OPPI, the University of Toronto’s Innis Alumni Mentorship Program, and the Mentorship Initiative for Indigenous and Planners of Colour.

David Falletta

Partner

Design, Planning
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dfalletta@bousfields.ca

David is a well-rounded planner with experience in development planning, policy planning, urban design, and community design. Prior to joining Bousfields Inc. in January 2015, David was a Planner with the City of Hamilton for ten years, where he developed his expertise in planning and community design associated with development approvals, policy initiatives and planning studies. David has been involved in the design and approval of various projects including secondary plans, master plans, large-scale shopping centre redevelopments, draft plan of subdivisions, residential and mixed-use developments, and residential infill.

David is a Registered Professional Planner in Ontario and a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and has been qualified as an expert planning witness at the Ontario Land Tribunal.

Sarah Furlong

Community Designer

Design
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sfurlong@bousfields.ca

Sarah joined Bousfields in November 2021 as a Community Designer, responsible for the preparation of conceptual site layouts and plans of subdivision, in addition to official plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment schedules.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Geography in 2019 from Trent University, where she focused on affordable housing and sustainable transportation strategies in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. In 2021, she obtained her Regional and Urban Planning & GIS Technician diploma from Mohawk College and began working at a private consulting firm as a Planning Technician. Her experience working as a Planning Technician expanded her passions to include shaping the urban landscape through sustainable and mixed-use design, prompting her to join the Bousfields family.

Sarah is an Associate Member of the Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians (CACPT).

Gabriela Gonzalez-Milroy

Senior Graphic Designer

Design
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ggonzalez-milroy@bousfields.ca

Gabriela is a Senior Graphic Designer, with a focus on Brand and Identity design. Her design education began at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) as a 2013 graduate with an Associate Certificate of Design (Distinction). Inspired to learn more, Gabriela continued her education, with earning a diploma from the Visual College of Art & Design (VCAD) in 2015, where she presented her work in the VCAD Portfolio Show held at the Harbour Centre in Vancouver, BC.

Gabriela looks at each project from every angle, to create fresh ideas and appropriate designs. Her work at Bousfields includes, but is not limited to; production design, preparation of graphics for the Planning and Community Engagement departments, website design, designing marketing materials specifically for social media marketing, and company branding.

Tyler Grinyer

Partner

Planning
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tgrinyer@bousfields.ca

Tyler is a Registered Professional Planner and a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, having joined Bousfields Inc. in 2014 and becoming a Partner in 2018. Since joining the firm, Tyler has successfully led the planning approvals for a wide variety of projects including high-rise residential/mixed-use developments, low-rise residential infill projects, and large-scale master planned communities. Tyler also provides expert evidence at the OLT and TLAB.

In addition to Tyler’s experience at Bousfields Inc., Tyler has assisted in teaching an urban planning studio course at Ryerson University for the past 4 years and brings with him international development experience through his work with Habitat for Humanity in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, providing site planning and project management services for the development of low-income housing.

Agnes Gruszecka

Community Design Manager

Design
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agruszecka@bousfields.ca

Agnes is the Manager of Community Design where she manages and co-ordinates the design and preparation of multiple development projects of all scales, including Concept Plans, Draft Plans of Subdivision and Condominium, Site Plans, Official Plan Amendments and Zoning Bylaw Amendments. With her knowledge of planning policy and regulations, technical design abilities and multi-disciplinary background, Agnes has the ability to manage complex planning processes. As Manager of Community Design, Agnes remains hands on when it comes to designing projects, while ensuring corporate and project standards for the design group.

Courtney Heron-Monk

Senior Associate

Planning
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cheron@bousfields.ca

Courtney is an experienced urban planner, development consultant and project manager with an array of project experience across the GTA.  She specializes in the management of a range of planning applications, including Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Plans of Subdivision, Site Plans and Committee of Adjustment applications. She also represents clients before Municipal Councils and Committees and provides expert witness evidence at the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB). She joined Bousfields in 2019 and became an Associate with the firm in 2020.

Drawing on her strong communication skills, Courtney is able to effectively collaborate and build relationships within and across teams to reach consensus. She has facilitated approvals for a number of development projects in a variety of forms including low and medium density subdivisions, commercial projects, mid-rise buildings and high-rise towers. 

Courtney holds a Master of Planning (MPL) in Urban Development from Toronto Metropolitan University. She previously earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Geography from Brock University. She completed the third year of her undergraduate degree at Swansea University, located in Wales, UK. 

Courtney is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and was selected as a CIP Emerging Leader in 2023. Also, Courtney is a Registered Professional Planner in the Province of Ontario. 

Celina Hevesi

Planner

Planning
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chevesi@bousfields.ca

Celina joined Bousfields as a Planner in May 2022, while completing a Master of Planning at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). Celina is involved in a wide range of projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, for which she assists in the preparation of planning rationale reports, community services and facilities studies, development applications, and site-specific research.

Katie Hickey

Associate

Planning
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khickey@bousfields.ca

Katie is involved in a wide range of planning projects across Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. She is actively involved in the management of various types of development applications and is responsible for the preparation of planning rationale reports and other supporting materials related to development applications. She works collaboratively with municipal staff and multi-disciplinary consultant teams to deliver positive solutions to complex land use issues. In her role, she also has deputed before the Committee of Adjustment, has presented at community meetings, and has prepared and provided evidence at the Ontario Land Tribunal.

Katie became an Associate with the firm in 2021 an holds a Master of Urban Planning degree from Toronto Metropolitan University, having previously earned an Honours Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Guelph. In the third year of her Bachelor’s degree program, Katie participated in an international exchange to Copenhagen, Denmark, where she continued to study Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. 

Katie is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and is a Registered Professional Planner in the Province of Ontario, and a Candidate Member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), working towards full membership.