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Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 14:54
Flaws in Ontario’s proposed Greenbelt and Growth Plans threaten Ontarians’ water sources and prime farmland, and could cost the region billions.
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:16
Developers and municipalities requested the province remove over 18,000 hectares from the Greenbelt.
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

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 12:00
Many in the development industry are perpetuating myths to justify their requests to take thousands of acres of prime farmland land and sensitive natural areas out of the Greenbelt and weaken Ontario’
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

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 th

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 11:20

Developers and municipalities have made over 650 requests to take land out of the Greenbelt for development, even though they have access to over 100,000 hectares of land outside the Greenbelt that

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 whi

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:08

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance (OGA) is pleased with the recommendations on Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans put forward by the panel led by former Toronto Mayor David Crombie.

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:47
Posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:02

Toronto, ON -- Over 100 community groups, including the Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership and Ontario Greenbelt Alliance, are requesting that the provincial government grow the Greenbelt to protect 1.

Posted on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 14:31
The proposed expansion areas were identified through consultations with community organizations, Conservation Authority staff, professional ecologists/hydrologists, and elected officials.
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 00:00

Durham, ON – A report passed today by Durham Council recommends whittling away at the Greenbelt.
 

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 15:52

Ontario’s world renowned Greenbelt was designed to protect farmland and natural areas from urban sprawl.

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