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February 24, 2021–Anne Bell
Indigenous Relations•Land-use planning•Stewardship and restoration•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
Lake Simcoe © Nico CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question is whether the provincial government will take this opportunity to strengthen or weaken the plan ...
February 9, 2021–Anne Bell
Rally opposing Stratford glass factory MZO © Mark McCauley
Stratford is one of the many communities across Ontario struggling with the unwelcome imposition of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to fast-track development. In Stratford’s case, the MZO is to ...
July 9, 2020–Anne Bell
Greenbelt and Greenway•Habitat•Land-use planning•Ontario Nature
Toronto area housing © Yoko Chiyoko CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Government of Ontario is set to amend yet again the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, one of the fastest growing regions in North America and home to ...
January 23, 2019–Caroline Schultz
Clean drinking water © Artform Canada
Ontario Nature is thrilled to hear the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s announcement today that the provincial government will be removing Schedule 10 from Bill 66. The government has indeed listened ...
March 1, 2018–Debbe Crandall
Oak Ridges Moraine © Isabel Veldhuis care of EcoSpark
I confess to being a morainiac, so I am thrilled that moraines are one of the “building blocks” for the Government of Ontario’s proposed Greenbelt expansion. This is very good ...