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See Protecting Ontario’s HeadwatersExtending the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review to preserve Ontario’s natural heritage, watersheds, and ecological integrity



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Beyond the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review

With a lot of attention focused on both new policy recommendations for and possible additions to the Greenbelt, the OHI has today released a paper with three key recommendations to better define the Four Directions proposed in the review and to extend their outcomes to the whole of the province. See Protecting Ontario’s... read more

OHI Submissions on the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review

The OHI made our own submission and facilitated a sign-on letter on the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review and a series of provincial initiatives, including the implementation of the Great Lakes Protection Act and the review of the Conservation Authorities Act. The former is 32 pages, includes a 16 page backgrounder on headwaters, and can be seen at The Confluence of Need and Opportunity  The latter, co-signed by 10 organizations, is 11 pages, has some minor contextual edits while offering the same 17 recommendations, and can be seen at Joint... read more
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