Aug 29, 2017 / Livable Communities

Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans: The keys to creating the livable communities we want to live in

More than 12 years ago, urban sprawl and gridlock in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were completely out of control and rapid development threatened…Read More

May 18, 2017 / Livable Communities

Big day for Ontario as Greenbelt protection strengthened

  Today is a big day for Ontario! After 26 months of public consultation, the government has released the new Greenbelt and Growth Plans….Read More

Feb 09, 2017 / Livable Communities

4 Real Facts About House Prices in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Some in the development industry would like you to believe that we live in a post-truth world where facts no longer matter. But ‘alternative facts’…Read More

Nov 10, 2016 / Livable Communities

Environmental Victories: Creating More Livable Communities

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

Oct 24, 2016 / Livable Communities

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

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

Aug 03, 2016 / Livable Communities

Reform of municipal election finance rules shakes things up in Ontario

This past June 7th the Ontario legislature passed Bill 181, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act.  This change to municipal election finance rules is a…Read More

Aug 02, 2016 / Livable Communities

Your Voice Counts!

It’s time for your voice to be heard – here’s a quick and easy guide to telling the province to strengthen the Greenbelt and…Read More

Jun 15, 2016 / Livable Communities

Rouge National Urban Park gets the protection it needs

Rouge Park is Canada’s first National Urban Park and until recently the ecological integrity of the park was not guaranteed. But there’s great news!…Read More

Mar 24, 2016 / Livable Communities

Greenbelt expansions key to protecting Ontario’s vulnerable water sources

  Greenbelt expansions key to protecting Ontario’s vulnerable water sources This is a guest blog by Joshua Wise, Ontario Nature, Greenway Program Manager &…Read More

Feb 26, 2016 / Livable Communities

Ontario’s Greenbelt turns 11: Time to give it the present it deserves

When we think about February, we think of hearts, roses and all things love. Ninety per cent of Ontarians love the Greenbelt. It’s fitting…Read More