News and Resources

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Friends of the Golden Horseshoe- Submission on ERO-019-6177

Review of A Place to Grow and Provincial Policy Statement December 30, 2022

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Friends of the Golden Horseshoe Newsletter #4

Click here for newsletter – see text below Recap of Fall 2022 As most are aware, this Fall saw the…

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Ford Lied about the Greenbelt.

Check out this news article on Bill 23 and Greenbelt lies

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Bill 39 – ‘Strong Mayor Powers’ – Better Municipal Governance Act, 2022

Submission by Friends of the Golden Horseshoe Click to view our submission

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Greenbelt Plan Removals Submission

The proposed Greenbelt removals are a massive betrayal of all Ontarians.

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Bill 23 Submission, More Homes Built Fast Act

The Friends of the Golden Horseshoe is a group who have a vision for healthy and prosperous communities throughout the…

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Victor Doyle: Ford government is squandering the future of the Golden Horseshoe

Without any mandate, using rapidly escalating housing prices as the rationale, and pursued under the cover of Covid, the Ford…

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Slides from Highway 413 Webinar

Presenter slide decks from April 20th webinar Slide Deck- Ken Greenberg Slide Deck –Tim Gray Slide deck – Divya Avora…

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Growth Planning presentations, Kevin Eby and Susan Lloyd Swail

Durham Presentation Deck February 2022 Niagara Presentation Deck March 2022 Simcoe Presentation Deck February 2022 Waterloo, Wellington, Brant Presentation Deck…

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Housing and Growth Articles and Research

The future is not the past: Challenging the use of historical propensities to determine future housing mix Kevin Eby, Winter…

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Friends of GH webinars

Don’t let the Provincial Government Pave our Future

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See what will be lost- Highway 413 drone video

11 minute version of fly through of the approximate Highway 413 study area.

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Growing Resilient Inclusive Communities, Ken Greenberg

Many municipalities are trying to understand how to best integrate climate change into their municipal decision-making process, such as in the development of their official plan.

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Growth in the Golden Horsehoe, not sprawl — voters must choose

By David Crombie The Greater Golden Horseshoe is the fastest growing region in North America. Long considered the engine of…

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