Sometimes achieving a goal doesn’t deliver the warm and fuzzy feeling of a job well done. That was the case with our recent completion of the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail in south-central Ontario. 555 more words
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Friends of the ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK, represented by the Hon. Peter Kent, the Hon. Pauline Browes and Toronto Deputy-Mayor Glen DeBaermaeker met with the new ONTARIO PLANNING REVIEW COMMISSION, Chaired by the Hon David Crombie, and presented the following points to the Commission: 140 more words
Landowners across York Region are asking the province to change the designation of 50 tracts on the protected Greenbelt to allow development, ahead of a provincial review of the legislation. 494 more words
The Glasscos have consistently been ahead of their time.
Before organic farming was certified, they were growing crops without pesticides. Before downtowners had ever heard of the Oak Ridges Moraine, they had already put a conservation easement on their 121 hectares to protect the flora and fauna forever. 521 more words
The Greenbelt Alliance wants better protection for the ecologically sensitive area, which remains at risk from sprawl, mega-highways and contaminated soil.
SOUTHERN ONTARIO’S 7,200 square kilometre Greenbelt and the prime farmland and headwaters it contains remain at significant risk from expanding urban development despite protective legislation in place for a decade. 538 more words
Vanessa Lu — Toronto Star — November 15, 2014
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Wind energy may be green, but opponents of a proposed wind farm on the Oak Ridges Moraine worry that five giant turbines will damage the environmentally sensitive area.