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November 10, 2022–Anne Bell
Advocacy•Greenbelt and Greenway•Habitat•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands
Green heron and midland painted turtle, Mud Lake, Britannia Conservation Area © Adam Mooz CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25th, the Government of Ontario tabled Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022, an omnibus bill proposing sweeping changes to the province’s natural heritage and land ...
April 8, 2022–Anne Bell
As the June 2 provincial election approaches, affordable housing is understandably emerging as a lightning-rod issue, with rents and purchase prices soaring. Unfortunately and unfairly, the issue is being used ...
February 24, 2022–Anne Bell
Advocacy•Campaigns•Protected Places•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
On June 2, 2022, Ontarians will head to the polls to elect our next provincial government. As citizens, we have a responsibility to ensure that nature conservation is a major ...
December 2, 2021–Anne Bell
Habitat•Land-use planning•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
Blanding's turtle, threatened © David Allen CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Auditor General of Ontario’s report, Protecting and Recovering Species at Risk, is not reading for the faint of heart. Released on November 22, 2021 the audit sets out in ...
October 6, 2021–Grant Linney
© BlueRidgeKitties CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Late last month, I returned from six restorative days of canoeing in Killarney Provincial Park amidst fall colours, good weather and close friends. It reminded me of an Indigenous distinction ...