Protecting The Greenbelt

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Dufferin County
From his cattle ranch in the hills of Mulmur Township, Carl Cosack overlooks the beautiful Pine River Valley in Dufferin County.

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Simcoe County
When sprawl development threatened to eat up her community and its prime farmland, Margaret Prophet decided to do something about it.

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Wellington County
Arlene Slocombe and her family live a simple off-grid lifestyle along the banks of the Eramosa River in Wellington County.

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Carruthers Creek
Steve Parish is the Mayor of Ajax and affectionately known in the environmental community as a “man on a mission” to protect Carruthers Creek, an at-risk urban watershed south of the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Waterloo Region
Kevin Thomason is an eco-warrior who has battled for years to successfully protect thousands of acres of rural countryside in Waterloo Region. Today, Kevin’s vision is to build on local protections and further protect essential resources through Greenbelt expansion.

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Grand River Watershed in Brant County
Organic farmers, Ella Haley and Richard Tunstall, have fought for over a decade to protect the Grand River watershed in Brant County.

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