Thorstone Consulting Services

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Dan is a registered professional planner bringing more than 25 years of experience in the Municipal sector having worked with both Official Plan policy as well as development review / land use approvals. Dan's professional background also includes experience with the Niagara Escarpment Commission, the Waterfront Toronto Revitalization Corporation and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from Trent University as well as a Master Certificate in Municipal Management from York University's Schulich School of Business.Dan participates as a contributor to QUEST (Quality Urban Energy Systems for Tomorrow) policy and municipal working group and is a member of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), the Ontario Professional Planning Institute (OPPI), Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and an accredited Green Associate (LEED-GA).
Dan spent the majority of his municipal planning experience with the Town of East Gwillimbury and the Township of King. During his time, Dan worked on various municipal projects including the Official Plan review process for East Gwillimbury in 2010, serving on advisory committees and chambers of commerce. 

Bonnie Tang

University of Waterloo Co-op Student


Bonnie is excited to be beginning her career in planning and gaining valuable experience with Thorstone Consulting. She is currently working as the Assistant Planner. Her main responsibilities include research, the preparation of applications and Planning Justification Reports.

Josh Robertson

Associate Office Manager

Josh met Dan while attending the University of Waterloo's Urban Planning program. He has worked with Dan in a number of capacities for over a year and a half, and is currently the Office Manager for Thorstone.


Josh's main roles are communication with clients and billing and invoicing, and assisting Dan as required. He works closely with Dan to ensure the company runs smoothly and is also the in house tech-support.


GIS and CAD Designer

The GIS and CAD Designer would be responsible for all of the high quality mapping and drawings Thorstone Consulting produces. Examples include Air Photography, Site Plans, Context mapping and Policy mapping.