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Can the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) be fixed?

Feb 16, 2017 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt

Check out a video of the entire panel discussion on our YouTube channel.   Can the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) be fixed? According to…Read More


4 Real Facts About House Prices in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Feb 09, 2017 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Greenbelt

Some in the development industry would like you to believe that we live in a post-truth world where facts no longer matter. But ‘alternative facts’…Read More


The OMB is too expensive, time consuming and adversarial

Dec 19, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is guest blog by Sandy Buxton, President, Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association You’d be hard pressed to find an area more adversely affected by the Ontario…Read More


How to fix the Ontario Municipal Board

Dec 16, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Ron Golden, President West Oro Ratepayers Association.       After enduring two hearings as a party at the…Read More


Growing the Greenbelt at Queen’s Park

Dec 16, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Anne Purvis, pictured with husband Jim. Together they own 170 acres of significant wetland in Northumberland County which they…Read More


OMB changes could help communities that support smarter growth

Dec 09, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Kate Daley, a smart growth advocate and PhD candidate at York University studying the politics of growth management…Read More


Level the playing field - Repair the OMB

Dec 07, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Mary Bromley, a visual artist turned-witness-to-inappropriate-rural-development with a propensity to have her say from an environmentalist’s point of view …Read More


When developers pave over farms and forests the OMB is often to blame

Nov 30, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog from David Toyne, pictured with wife Gill Evans. Together they operate Upper Cold Creek Farm. They are proud members of…Read More


Environmental Victories: Creating More Livable Communities

Nov 10, 2016 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Greenbelt

With the holidays approaching, it’s a good time to look back at successes we achieved together this past year. And what a busy year…Read More


There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

Nov 09, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

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

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More


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