Save Belfountain! One of the last remaining Greenbelt hamlets under threat

Aug 28, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Judy Mabee, President of The Belfountain Community Organization, a residents’ group committed to preserving the rural heritage and…Read More


Ontario’s Greenbelt benefits us all

Aug 14, 2018 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt

We love the Greenbelt and it’s no wonder. Ontario’s Greenbelt is vital to the prosperity of our region and the well-being of citizens. Did…Read More


A trip home to Hamilton for my favourite Greenbelt hike

Aug 13, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

Growing up in Hamilton, the Ontario Greenbelt has always been close to home. It was a place where my family and I would berry pick…Read More


A trip to the farmers' market – with recipe!

Aug 07, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

Greenbelt recipe: Mixed Vegetable Pakoras with a Savoury Peach Chutney Protecting over 2 million acres of land in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt…Read More


A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to Southbrook Vineyards

Jul 31, 2018 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

Peach cobbler, pear salad, and a glass of wine… or two.  What do all of these have in common? Yes, they’re all delicious! But…Read More


5 Greenbelt Activities You Don’t Want to Miss this Summer

Jul 31, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt

Summer is in full swing and it’s time to get outdoors! Luckily, for those living in Ontario, there’s a vast and permanently protected Greenbelt…Read More


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

Jul 18, 2018 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

Last week, the new provincial government was sworn in and has already started moving on its election promises. A promise that I can get…Read More


Improvements to aggregate practices rely on voluntary efforts from the industry

Jul 06, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Changes in government bring uncertainty, and the aggregate (sand, stone…Read More


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

May 09, 2018 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


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

May 07, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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