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Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 - 00:00

This blog is part of our #ProtectOurWaters series that highlights residents who are fighting to expand the Greenbelt in their communities to protect vulnerable water supplies from urbanization

Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 00:00

This blog is part of our #ProtectOurWaters series that highlights residents who are fighting to expand the Greenbelt in their communities to protect vulnerable water supplies from urbanization

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 - 13:01
On June 1st, 2019 the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance made a submission to the government on Bill 108.
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2018 - 00:00
Statement from Tim Gray, Executive Director of Environmental Defence on the cancellation of the GTA West highway

Toronto, Ont.

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 14:11

For immediate release: December 7, 2017

Province’s plan to expand Greenbelt protection to vulnerable water systems applauded but bigger area needed

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 00:00

More than 12 years ago, urban sprawl and gridlock in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were completely out of control and rapid development threatened the region’s water and food sources.

Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 15:58
For Immediate Release

Province maps out new nature and farm protection for the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:40
For Immediate Release: May 18, 2017

Ontario’s Greenbelt stays protected and will grow, as long as implementation promises are kept and oversight is done properly

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:13
Building sustainable communities works best with engaged residents

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 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 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.

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