Media Centre

Here’s where you’ll find out more about The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance, read media releases and gain access to our archive of research and policy materials.

To arrange an interview, please contact:
Stephanie Kohls
Communications Director, Environmental Defence
(416) 323-9521 x232

Recent Press Releases

New map reveals developers want to harm Ontario's Greenbelt: Take Action Now to Stop This!

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. The map pinpoints just one-third of the 650 requests made by developers and municipalities to remove protected lands from the Greenbelt. Although only a fraction of the total requests, the portion mapped is almost 11,000 hectares (27,000 acres). You can read the full press release here.

ONTARIO GREENBELT ALLIANCE Crombie panel's recommendations set strong basis for Ontario government to strengthen the Greenbelt and encourage smart cities

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. If further refined and implemented by the Province, the panel’s recommendations will increase the Greenbelt’s size, boost urban intensification to curb sprawl and ensure both plans have a strong climate action focus.