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


Feb 08, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Why we are going to Court to save the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Wetlands are key to reducing the impacts of floods and droughts. They also clean our water, offer homes and food for wildlife and provide…Read More


Feb 03, 2021 / Climate Change / Yours To Protect

The federal government needs to stop Ontario from fast-tracking two GTA mega-highways

The Ontario government is trying to bring two massive 400-series highway projects back from the dead in the GTA. To add insult to injury,…Read More


Dec 21, 2020 / Yours To Protect

King Township rejects a "Trojan Horse" request for a Minster's Zoning Order to allow development in the Greenbelt

On Monday Dec 14, 2020, by a margin of six votes to one, King Township Council refused to endorse a “trojan horse” request for…Read More


Nov 13, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Expect bigger floods and more toxic soil if Ontario’s Conservation Authorities are gutted

Draconian proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act have been slipped into the Ontario government’s budget bill (Bill 229, Schedule 6)….Read More


Nov 11, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Why is it crucial to protect Ontario’s wetlands?

Ontario’s wetlands, which comprise swamps, marshes, bogs and fens, play an important role in protecting biodiversity (the mix of plants and animals in nature)…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Why building more highways won't make your commute any better

Think back to the last time you were stuck in traffic on a highway. Did you imagine how much faster you could go with…Read More


Aug 28, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

You may have never heard of a Minister’s Zoning Order and that used to be ok - but not anymore

Updated November 2, 2020 The Ontario government is using a tool to speed up controversial developments by eliminating expert analysis and public input. It’s…Read More