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New map reveals ‘death by a thousand cuts’ strategy by developers to destroy Ontario’s Greenbelt

Ontario’s Greenbelt under threat

A new study finds the Greenbelt Plan is at risk of being undermined by development interested and needs strengthening. Learn more

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Ontario Greenbelt Alliance

Did you know that Ontario has 1.8 million acres of protected farmland and green spaces surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe? It’s called the Greenbelt and it gives us clean water, healthy local food and $2.6 billion per year in ecological services.

We are the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance, the leading proponent of this world-renowned Greenbelt, and it is our vision to grow and strengthen the Greenbelt landscape so that Southern Ontario’s communities are planned in the smartest and most sustainable way possible.

The Greenbelt is a living, growing system for sustaining a healthy environment and vibrant communities.

BREAKING NEWS!

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:30

Toronto, ON – Today, more than 70 members of the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance (OGA) and the Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt (MLGB) from across the Greater Golden Horseshoe came to Queen’s Park to deliver a strong message from over 35,000 Ontarians – grow our Greenbelt and freeze urban boundaries now to protect valuable water sources and the pr

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:10

Today the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance (OGA) released a map highlighting the potential harmful impacts of more than 650 requests, by developers and municipalities to the Ontario government, to remove land from Ontario’s protected Greenbelt.

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:07

York Region/Toronto/Hamilton – Today the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance (OGA) released a map highlighting the potential harmful impacts of more than 650 requests, by developers and municipalities to the Ontario government, to remove land from Ontario’s protected Greenbelt.

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 14:28

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance (OGA), a coalition of over 120 organizations across Ontario, is pleased by the province’s plans announced today to grow and strengthen the Greenbelt while guiding smart urban growth through strong improvements to Ontario’s Growth Plan.

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