David S. White, Q.C.
David was called to the bar in 1971 following his graduation from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1969. Since then he has practiced primarily in the areas of real estate development, planning, and aggregate resource matters. He is one of Ontario’s leading lawyers in the aggregate field and will be leading the DSF Planning and Development Law Group.
David has been counsel on over 25 successful licencing applications, and has acted on all types of development projects across Ontario.Over the past two decades, the majority of David’s practice has related to aggregate extraction approvals. He has extensive experience with applications under the Aggregate Resources Act, and has been counsel at hearings before the Environmental Assessment Board, The Environmental Appeal Board, the environmental Review Board Ontario, the Ontario Municipal Board, the Consolidated Hearing board and numerous other municipal and provincial regulatory bodies and tribunals. He has been successful counsel at over 20 successful aggregate licensing applications, and has an enviable track record of success in these matters. David’s expertise includes OMB hearings and appeal, environmental approvals, hearings before the Environmental Assessment Board, the Environmental Review Board and the Environmental Appeal Board and applications for Judicial Review.
David works with a network of experts, including planners, surveyors, environmental experts, ecologists, fisheries and wetlands experts, traffic, geotechnical and civil engineers, and other technical experts with specialized expertise to ensure his clients’ needs are fully met and that favourable results are achieved on all client matters. David has particular expertise dealing assisting his clients navigate the maze of statutory and regulatory requirements relating to resource extraction. David is a member of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association. David has been successful counsel at over 20 successful aggregate extraction applications. He has spoken and written extensively in the areas of aggregate extraction and has made presentations to lawyers and other professional and industry organizations including the Ontario Sand, Stone and Gravel Association.