For immediate release: February 3, 2023
Media Advisory: Environmental Defence expert available for interviews following MPP Jessica Bell’s press conference on banning unnecessary sprawl
Phil Pothen, Counsel and Ontario Environment Program Manager for Environmental Defence, available today to comment on the Official Opposition – Sponsored Ontario Legislative Assembly motion to direct homes and workplaces to existing neighborhoods and settlement areas, and not to further sprawl.
Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and the Huron-Wendat – Following today’s press conference by Official Opposition Housing Critic and MPP Jessica Bell regarding urban boundaries, Phil Pothen, Ontario Environment Program Manager, Environmental Defence, will be available for interviews. Phil will be able to comment on Bell’s motion to deliver the Greater Golden Horseshoe’s future homes and workplaces within existing neighborhoods and settlement areas, and to cancel settlement boundary expansion.
WHAT: Interviews with expert Phil Pothen following Press Conference by Official Opposition Housing Critic and MPP Jessica Bell
WHO: Phil Pothen, Ontario Environment Program Manager, Environmental Defence
WHERE: Ontario Legislative Assembly, media studio or by telephone or video link afterwards
WHEN: Today, 10:30 am, following the press conference
ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.
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