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

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. 

Durham Report asks the province to weaken Greenbelt protection

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

In 2015, the Provincial government will review the Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine and Niagara Escarpment Plans. Many municipalities are currently providing comments on the effectiveness of the plans.