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


Who’s playing politics with the Greenbelt?

Apr 30, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

Sprawl developers and speculators are pushing to open up Ontario’s Greenbelt to allow housing to be built on it. But there is more than…Read More


Why Dufferin County Needs Greenbelt Protection

Mar 15, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


Why Wellington County Needs Greenbelt Protection

Mar 05, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


Why Simcoe County Needs Greenbelt Protection

Feb 27, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


Why Waterloo Region Needs Greenbelt Protection

Feb 13, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


Victory! Environmentally destructive Highway 413 has been stopped, signaling a shift to healthy, low carbon communities

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

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

The cancellation of the environmental assessment of the GTA West highway (aka highway 413) is a game changer. It shows that there is growing…Read More


Why Carruthers Creek Needs Greenbelt Protection

Feb 08, 2018 by Anuja Kapoor (Program coordinator, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

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


Making “Responsible Aggregate Operations” More Responsible

Feb 05, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Environmental Defence is committed to making positive, systemic change –…Read More