Greenbelt / Smart Growth / May 09, 2019

Ontario is making sprawl developer dreams come true

Ontario spent years on a plan to grow smartly – to build a variety of housing in the places people want to live, while…Read More

Smart Growth / Apr 24, 2019

Everyone deserves a place to call home – so how can we improve housing affordability?

The last time people were priced out of the housing market was in the early 1990s. Back then, the options were limited to owning…Read More

Smart Growth / Apr 17, 2019

9 reasons why house prices are still so high in Toronto and Greater Golden Horseshoe

Toronto is now on the list of some of the most unaffordable cities in the world and prices are rising all over the Greater…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Mar 28, 2019

Public transit and housing go together – but one size doesn’t fit all

A recent TVO article declared that the home-building industry lobby wants the province to override public planning processes and municipal approvals to make room…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Feb 05, 2019

Want to increase housing supply? Don’t dismantle the Growth Plan

Like many Ontarians, I want to ensure we have affordable housing options and the transportation choices we need, so our children and grandchildren can…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Dec 05, 2018

Why you should care about the vindication of Victor Doyle, Greenbelt architect and urban planner

  Guest Blog by David Donnelly, Donnelly Law and counsel to Victor Doyle Everyday our communities are influenced by professional urban planners. Yet planners…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / May 09, 2018

It’s possible. We can build housing, fight gridlock AND expand the Greenbelt

As our population grows, where and how we build housing will affect our economy, jobs, traffic and municipal debt. For too long, urban sprawl…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / May 07, 2018

Community planning is shifting in Ontario - Here's why you should care

This is a guest blog by Marwa Selim, Program Manager at BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association.        Smart communities are the future for Ontarians and…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Apr 30, 2018

Who’s playing politics with the Greenbelt?

Concerned about how Bill 66 threatens to open up the Greenbelt to development? Sign the petition to Stop Bill 66 here.   Sprawl developers…Read More

Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Mar 15, 2018

Why Dufferin County Needs Greenbelt Protection

This blog is part of our #ProtectOurWaters series that highlights residents who are fighting to expand the Greenbelt in their communities to protect vulnerable…Read More