Find out the top five facts about housing in the Greater Golden Horseshoe that some developers are trying to hide and the evidence that backs up these facts.
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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 is ready to develop.
This map shows 200 of those requests. For more information and to take action visit ProtecttheGreenbelt.ca
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The Greater Golden Horseshoe area is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in North America. By the year 2031, the population of this region is expected to grow to 11.7 million people. Urban development in recent decades in our region has been characterized by low-density, automobile-dependent construction on the far edges of city centres.