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A highway in Ontario’s Greenbelt? A lose-lose proposal

Sep 24, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

Ontario’s Greenbelt aims to protect sensitive natural areas and farmland. But Ontario is planning a highway that would cut through the greenbelt and damage…Read More


Visiting farms in Ontario’s Greenbelt

Aug 27, 2014 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Smart Growth

This summer, I joined Environmental Defence as a visual communications intern. As part of my internship, I was lucky to visit farms in Ontario’s…Read More


Rouge National Urban Park – a National Park in name only?

Aug 19, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

There are few natural spaces left in the city. Rouge Park is the largest natural park in Toronto. It’s the perfect place for a…Read More


Let’s toast Ontario Craft Beer Week!

Jun 18, 2014 by Tess Finlay ()

Categories: Smart Growth

When people think of going local, often we think of buying local fruits and veggies. But don’t forget about going local when picking that…Read More


Buy Fresh, Buy Local: Support local farms in the Greenbelt this summer

Jun 05, 2014 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Smart Growth

In the GTA, we’re lucky to be surrounded by farms with rich soil and a booming agricultural industry which provides us with a variety…Read More


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