About John Keyser
John’s practice is centered on municipal law and carrying out the legal functions required for municipal developments transitioning from rural land to intensive urban developments. He assists clients with land development applications for rezoning, official plan approval, plan of subdivision and building expansions.
For over 35 years, John was a member of the Committee of Adjustment for both the Town of Mississauga and later for the City of Mississauga. He was the Chairman of the Committee for a 25-year period from 1985-2010. During this time, he also served on the Land Division Committee for the Regional Municipality of Peel, first as Vice-Chairman and later as the Chairman.
John is the proud recipient of numerous honours including, the Queen Elizabeth Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada medal and the Law Society of Ontario Bicentennial Award of Merit.
John has served as both a Director and President of the Mississauga Board of Trade and in 2012 received the organization’s Lifetime Business Achievement Award. He has also served on the Mississauga Business Development Advisory Board and co-chaired corporate fundraisers for Community Living Mississauga and served on the Living Arts Centre of Mississauga fundraiser.
Osgoode Law School - LL.B, 1960
Queen's Counsel, 1978