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How to fix the Ontario Municipal Board

Dec 16, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Ron Golden, President West Oro Ratepayers Association.       After enduring two hearings as a party at the…Read More


Growing the Greenbelt at Queen’s Park

Dec 16, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Anne Purvis, pictured with husband Jim. Together they own 170 acres of significant wetland in Northumberland County which they…Read More


OMB changes could help communities that support smarter growth

Dec 09, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Kate Daley, a smart growth advocate and PhD candidate at York University studying the politics of growth management…Read More


Level the playing field - Repair the OMB

Dec 07, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Mary Bromley, a visual artist turned-witness-to-inappropriate-rural-development with a propensity to have her say from an environmentalist’s point of view …Read More


When developers pave over farms and forests the OMB is often to blame

Nov 30, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog from David Toyne, pictured with wife Gill Evans. Together they operate Upper Cold Creek Farm. They are proud members of…Read More


Environmental Victories: Creating More Livable Communities

Nov 10, 2016 by Erin Shapero (Senior Program Manager, Greenbelt and Smart Growth)

Categories: Greenbelt

With the holidays approaching, it’s a good time to look back at successes we achieved together this past year. And what a busy year…Read More


There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

Nov 09, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More


It's time to fix the OMB

Nov 04, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt

The province’s public review of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is underway. The OMB is a quasi-judicial board appointed by the provincial government that…Read More


A City within a Park: Exploring the Rouge National Urban Park

Oct 28, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

With one of the fastest growing populations in North America, the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) is fortunate to be surrounded by the Greenbelt, a…Read More


Time is running out for Ontario to fix the Greenbelt and Growth Plans

Oct 24, 2016 by Erin Shapero (Senior Program Manager, Greenbelt and Smart Growth)

Categories: Greenbelt

The future of the Greater Golden Horseshoe’s economy and natural environment are at stake as the province looks to make changes to both the…Read More


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