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Livable communities take a step forward as sprawl heads for the penalty box

May 19, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

Last week the Ontario government made a major announcement about what kind of future we will create for ourselves in communities across the Greater…Read More


A fresh new look to help you spring into action

May 03, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

I love spring. From rushing rivers to the first blooms of cherry blossoms, spring is a time of possibility and excitement. This spring I’m…Read More


The Story of Sprawl: Part 1

Mar 24, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

(This blog is adapted from remarks delivered at the Environmental Defence gala on March 3rd, 2016.) I would like to tell you a story…Read More


The Story of Sprawl: Part 2

Mar 23, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

(This blog is adapted from remarks delivered at at the Environmental Defence gala on March 3rd, 2016) Part 1 of the Story of Sprawl,…Read More


Provincial leadership is needed to fix gridlock by building public transit in the right places

Mar 11, 2016 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

Highways and sprawl are a costly combination. In the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), our economy loses $11 billion a year due to…Read More


LRTs, Relief Lines, Congestion Pricing and More: Tips for getting transportation planning right

Mar 01, 2016 by Allen Braude (Communications Manager)

Categories: Smart Growth

My friends call me a public transit geek – a badge I wear proudly. I’ve been commuting by public transit since I was 12….Read More


Sprawl Brawl II - What’s the cure for gridlock in the GTHA?

Feb 05, 2016 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

From traffic jams that turn our highways and roads into parking lots to jam-packed buses, subways and trains, it’s clear that the Greater Toronto…Read More


Stop Highway 413 from coming back to life

Feb 02, 2016 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

It’s time to drive a stake in the heart of the redundant Highway 413 (aka GTA West) – before it comes back to life….Read More


Time to Reform the OMB and Stop Punishing Public Participation

Jan 15, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Smart Growth

This is a guest blog by Temara Brown, Executive Director of the Concerned Residents Association of North Dumfries. CRAND acts in the interests of…Read More


Time For York Region To Grow Up

Dec 02, 2015 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Smart Growth

Part of growing up is learning to make decisions that can improve your future. But that wasn’t the case in York Region where recently,…Read More


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