Poisoning the Well: How Bill 66 threatens our clean drinking water and invites Walkerton 2.0

Jan 11, 2019 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes, Greenbelt

  We’ve got it pretty good here in Ontario. The vast majority of Ontarians can turn on their tap and rely on plenty of…Read More


Ontario’s environmental laws are under attack by Premier Doug Ford: Why we need to come together to STOP BILL 66

Dec 17, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Toxics

Under the guise of creating jobs and cutting “red tape and burdensome regulations,” the provincial government introduced a bombshell of a bill last Thursday….Read More


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

Dec 05, 2018 by David Donnelly ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

  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


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