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It's All A Matter Of Perspective

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


Planning Review Commission/ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK

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

Rouge National Urban Park

Loopholes threaten Ontario Greenbelt

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


Wind farm on Oak Ridges Moraine up for appeal hearing

Vanessa Lu — Toronto Star — November 15, 2014

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.

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Oak Ridges Moraine Wind Project a Threat to Ontario's Water (So sayeth the Toronto Star)

Tip o’ the hat to D. Wrightman for this article.

Maude Barlow and Cindy Sutch — Toronto Star — July 7, 2014

The provincial government should revoke its approval of a wind project on the Oak Ridges Moraine and stop allowing development to take precedence over the protection of our water.

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Millbrook Area Open House - Saturday June28th

Open House Saturday June 28th 12:00 – 3:00


4015 Tenth Line – Spectacular park like setting – easy access to Hwy 401 and Hwy 115. 177 more words

Kawartha Lakes Real Estate

Thankful Thursday

Unlike last year when Helen and I were hiking masters, this year we have been very lackadaisical about our schedule.  In other words, we haven’t been out on the trails for over a month.   561 more words