ONTARIO'S GREENBELT, NINE YEARS AND GROWING

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February 28, 2014

 

ONTARIO'S GREENBELT, NINE YEARS AND GROWING

Celebrating 9 Years of Protected Landscape and
News of Expansion in Mississauga

 

Celebrating its 9th Anniversary, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, along with Mississauga City Council, Credit Valley Conservation, and a growing group of supporters, have come together today to show their support for growing Ontario’s Greenbelt.

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HOMEBUYERS PRICED OUT OF PRIME LOCATIONS IN GTA

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HOMEBUYERS PRICED OUT OF PRIME LOCATIONS IN GTA 

Lack of single family homes in established neighbourhoods key regional factor driving up GTA home prices: new report

 

TORONTO, December 2, 2013 — Home prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continue to rise, in part because of the limited supply of single-family homes in established neighbourhoods, according to Priced Out, a new report researched and written by the Pembina Institute and co-published by RBC.

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QUEEN’S PARK PLATE SHOWCASES LOCAL FOOD & CULINARY SKILLS

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November 5, 2013

 

QUEEN’S PARK PLATE SHOWCASES LOCAL FOOD & CULINARY SKILLS

Event Highlights Greenbelt’s Agricultural Value

 

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation along with the Honourable Dave Levac, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, hosts the fourth Queen’s Park Plate tonight. This unique event pays tribute to the local talent—and local food—grown and nurtured in Ontario’s Greenbelt.

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INNOVATIVE PROJECT CONNECTS RURAL LANDOWNERS THROUGH ONLINE COMMUNITY

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October 31, 2013 

 

INNOVATIVE PROJECT CONNECTS RURAL LANDOWNERS THROUGH ONLINE COMMUNITY

Credit Valley Conservation Builds Networking Site to Increase Awareness of Environmental Stewardship

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to create the Countryside Stewardship Network. Launching in the summer of 2014, this interactive online tool will facilitate dialogue among rural landowners, leading to greater environmental stewardship in the Credit River Watershed.

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RED TAPE A BARRIER TO FARMERS GROWING THEIR BUSINESS

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 October 10, 2013

RED TAPE A BARRIER TO FARMERS GROWING THEIR BUSINESS

Greenbelt Foundation Looks to Address Barriers, Strengthen Farm Viability With Latest Study

Today the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation released a study on the challenges and opportunities of farming as part of the Foundation’s commitment to strengthening farm viability and increasing market access.

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GREENBELT SIGN COMMEMORATES MOUNT NEMO

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October 10, 2013 

GREENBELT SIGN COMMEMORATES MOUNT NEMO 

New Interpretive Sign Celebrates Great Nature Close to Home 

A new interpretive sign is being installed at Mount Nemo Conservation Area celebrating this gem of the Niagara Escarpment. Created by the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation in partnership with Conservation Halton, the sign highlights the stunning natural beauty and productive farmland of Ontario’s Greenbelt and the Niagara Escarpment at Mount Nemo.

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TORONTO, IT'S TIME TO LOVE THE RAVINES

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September 17, 2013 

TORONTO, IT'S TIME TO LOVE THE RAVINES

New Campaign Showcases City’s Most Precious Resource 

 Today a diverse group of businesses and environmental groups launched a Love the Ravines campaign inviting Torontonians to explore, enjoy and protect these spectacular natural features. The campaign educates residents about the many social, environmental and economic benefits they deliver and inspires residents to celebrate these wild places.

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PUTTING MORE LOCAL FOOD ON THE TABLE

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July 11, 2013 

PUTTING MORE LOCAL FOOD ON THE TABLE

New Greenbelt Fund Grants Will Increase Market Access for Ontario Farmers and Processors

The Greenbelt Fund is working hard to make it easy for Ontarians to choose local food. By introducing a new grant stream to increase market access for Ontario farmers and processors, the Market Access program will help increase local food access for public institutions, retail outlets, and foodservice markets.

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ONTARIO’S GREENBELT CONNECTS HEALTHY FORESTS & HEALTHY KIDS

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 June 5, 2013 

ONTARIO’S GREENBELT CONNECTS HEALTHY FORESTS & HEALTHY KIDS

New Interpretive Sign Teaches Next Generation the Benefits of Forest and Greenbelt Protection

 A new interpretive sign is being installed today at the Ganaraska Forest. The sign, created by the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, in partnership with the Ganaraska Forest Centre, highlights the contributions and environmental impacts of the Ganaraska Forest, part of Ontario’s Greenbelt.

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FOOD AND TRAVEL TELEVISION SHOW FEATURES ONTARIO’S GOLDEN HORSESHOE

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June 3, 2013

FOOD AND TRAVEL TELEVISION SHOW FEATURES ONTARIO’S GOLDEN HORSESHOE

Attn: Local, Agricultural, Food, Education, Community News and Assignment Desks Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Cluster Stars in Special “Discover Canada” Trilogy of ‘Off The Beaten Palate’, Premieres June 6th.

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