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Top 5 Advantages of Protecting Ontario’s Greenbelt

Jul 21, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Greenbelt

At almost 2 million acres, Ontario’s Greenbelt is the world’s largest protected greenbelt, keeping our farmlands, forests, and wetlands safe and sustainable. But not…Read More


Rouge National Urban Park gets the protection it needs

Jun 15, 2016 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Greenbelt

Rouge Park is Canada’s first National Urban Park and until recently the ecological integrity of the park was not guaranteed. But there’s great news!…Read More


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


Greenbelt expansions key to protecting Ontario’s vulnerable water sources

Mar 24, 2016 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Greenbelt

  Greenbelt expansions key to protecting Ontario’s vulnerable water sources This is a guest blog by Joshua Wise, Ontario Nature, Greenway Program Manager &…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


Ontario’s Greenbelt turns 11: Time to give it the present it deserves

Feb 26, 2016 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Greenbelt

When we think about February, we think of hearts, roses and all things love. Ninety per cent of Ontarians love the Greenbelt. It’s fitting…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


A great year – thanks to you!

Dec 23, 2015 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Blue Flag, Clean Economy, Climate Change, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Toxics

With the holidays approaching quickly, we’re looking back at a turning point year for environmental progress in Canada – made possible by your support…Read More


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