The economy represents both risks and opportunities in terms of advancing environmental sustainability. This paper looks at the current economic situation and its effects on the Canadian environment . [The eighth installment in the Occasional Paper Series presented by the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.] "Greening the Economy: Economic Stimuli and the Opportunity for Restructuring for Sustainability in Canada" by Mark S. Winfield, Assistant Professor for the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University.
A Note on the Series
The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is committed to promoting awareness and education about Ontario’s Greenbelt. To this end we occasionally publish research and general interest papers that explore our three program areas:
- viable agriculture and viticulture;
- vibrant rural communities; and,
- a restored and protected natural environment.
While all efforts are made to ensure the content of the Occasional Paper Series is current and accurate, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation accepts no liability whatsoever in regard to the information contained herein.