Sep 14, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Is York Region about to Hit the Accelerator on Car-Dependent Sprawl?

This blog was updated on September 23, 2021 Quick acting York Region residents have won themselves a month to save thousands of hectares of…Read More


Aug 16, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to fight the Big Sprawl Part 4: Municipalities themselves control the capacity of existing neighbourhoods to absorb new homes and workplaces

It is possible to fight the Big Sprawl in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, because each step of the mandatory Lands Needs Assessments Methodology hangs…Read More


Aug 16, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to fight the Big Sprawl Part 3: Future housing preferences are uncertain and driven by policy

It is possible to fight the Big Sprawl in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, because each step of the mandatory Lands Needs Assessments Methodology hangs…Read More


Aug 16, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to fight the Big Sprawl Part 2: The future number of households is uncertain

It is possible to fight the Big Sprawl in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, because each step of the mandatory Lands Needs Assessments Methodology hangs…Read More


Aug 16, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to fight the Big Sprawl Part 1: Unlocking the uncertainties in the Lands Needs Assessment Methodology

Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area, Ontarians have been fighting tooth and nail to resist The Big Sprawl, a provincial push to railroad municipalities…Read More


Mar 26, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Take the Initiative in the Fight Against Sprawl MZOs with our Template Resolution

From Ramara to Stratford and King Township, ordinary Ontarians and a growing number of municipal leaders are pushing back against the abuse of MZOs….Read More


Mar 03, 2021 / Yours To Protect

The Big Sprawl: Ontario is set to unleash sprawl on huge swathes of countryside unless we fight back

Unless we push back hard and fast, large swathes of Ontario’s best farmland, most vital natural heritage, and most beautiful rural landscapes, will be…Read More


Feb 23, 2021 / Yours To Protect

All Ontario Opposition Parties Vow to Repeal New Mechanisms for Sidestepping Conservation Authorities - and Revoke Development Permits Issued Under these New Mechanisms

Ontario landowners and developers who want to build on floodplains, wetlands and other hazardous or environmentally sensitive lands should think twice before using newly-created…Read More