Resources

Check out these resources to find out how building inward supports affordable, sustainable growth.

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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Questions Municipal Leaders and Planners Should Ask

Suggested questions that elected officials should be asking during the development of Official Plans to ensure your community is as prepared as possible for the decades ahead.

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SAVE THE GREENBELT

Friends care about keeping our Greenbelt protected.

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HOW WE GROW MATTERS

The province is pushing for more carbon intensive growth than we can afford

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