Guelph Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

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MAY 17, 2017

Guelph Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

Food and farming experts join Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at The Bookshelf to celebrate the Greenbelt Book

GUELPH – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at The Bookshelf to celebrate the launch of a new book from Friends of the Greenbelt CEO Burkhard Mausberg about the history and success of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a compelling coffeetable book filled with beautiful photography and rich stories from the Greenbelt, published by Barlow Books.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

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MAY 12, 2017

Niagara-on-the-Lake Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

Celebrated craft beverage makers Bill Redelmeier and Jon Downing join Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at Southbrook Vineyards to celebrate the Greenbelt Book

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at Southbrook Vineyards to celebrate the launch of a new book from Friends of the Greenbelt CEO Burkhard Mausberg about the history and success of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a compelling coffeetable book filled with beautiful photography and rich stories from the Greenbelt, published by Barlow Books.

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Newmarket Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

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MAY 8, 2017

Newmarket Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

Frances Pairaudeau and Michael Manett join Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at Arch Brewing Company to celebrate the Greenbelt Book 

NEWMARKET – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at Arch Brewing Company to celebrate the launch of a new book from Friends of the Greenbelt CEO Burkhard Mausberg about the history and success of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a compelling coffeetable book filled with beautiful photography and rich stories from the Greenbelt, published by Barlow Books.

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Hamilton Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

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MAY 4, 2017

 Hamilton Celebration of the Greenbelt Book Showcases the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

Alan Hansell and David Galbraith join Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at Epic Books to celebrate the Greenbelt Book

HAMILTON – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at Epic Books to celebrate the launch of a new book from Friends of the Greenbelt CEO Burkhard Mausberg about the history and success of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a compelling coffee table book filled with beautiful photography and rich stories from the Greenbelt, published by Barlow Books.

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Launch of the Greenbelt Book Celebrates the Success of the World’s Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt

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APRIL 26, 2017

LAUNCH OF THE GREENBELT BOOK CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST, BEST PROTECTED GREENBELT

David Crombie joins Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at Ben McNally Books to launch the Greenbelt Book

Toronto – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at Ben McNally Books to celebrate the launch of a new book from Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation CEO Burkhard Mausberg about the history and success of Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a compelling coffee table book filled with beautiful photography and rich stories from the Greenbelt, published by Barlow Books. 

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The Waterfront Regeneration Trust and partners start the party with Ontario 150: Celebrate by Bike

The Waterfront Regeneration Trust and partners start the party with Ontario 150: Celebrate by Bike
Ontario cycling leaders celebrate 2017 with a program that inspires love of the province, and love of cycling.


April 12, 2017 In 1967, it was singing “Ontari ari ari-o” and celebrating Expo. Fifty years later, if Ontario’s cycling leaders have their way, Ontario will celebrate the country’s special year on their bikes through Ontario 150: Celebrate by Bike.

The Waterfront Regeneration Trust, Ontario By Bike, the Greenbelt Foundation, and Share the Road Coalition will present Ontario 150: Celebrate by Bike to inspire Ontarians to discover some of the best cycling in the world, in their own backyard - from the Great Lakes to the Greenbelt and the Great North.

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Spoken Word Poem Celebrates Ontario's Greenbelt on World Poetry Day

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MARCH 21, 2017

Spoken Word Poem Celebrates Ontario's Greenbelt on World Poetry Day
A slam poem by Shane Koyczan, commissioned by the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation celebrates farmers and the Greenbelt

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is participating in World Poetry Day by sharing a spoken word poem by renowned slam poet Shane Koyczan that pays tribute to the land and the farmers who sustain us. “The Growers Prayer” can be listened to online and shared on social media to mark World Poetry Day. 

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Report Urges Mixed Housing Choice, Complete Communities to Address Housing Prices

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March 7, 2017

Report Urges Mixed Housing Choice, Complete Communities to Address Housing Prices
New report from Greenbelt Foundation puts Toronto region housing crunch in global context 

A new report, Global Cities: Housing Prices in Major Urban Centres, from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation finds that housing price increases in the Greater Golden Horseshoe are comparable to similar booming markets in major urban centres around the world. With 56% of the world’s population now living in cities, the report suggests that as globalization continues to bring more residents to cities, planning solutions to increase housing choice are needed.

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Photo Contest Winners Celebrated at McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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March 6, 2017

WINNERS OF GREENBELT PHOTO CONTEST CELEBRATED AT MCMICHAEL CANADIAN ART COLLECTION
Winning photos celebrate water in its many forms and iterations as the Greenbelt grows to protect urban river valleys 

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, the Professional Photographers of Canada and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection announced the winners of the Second Greenbelt Photo Contest at a special event at McMichael. 

Selected by a jury of professional photographers and creative employees from the three participating organizations, the winning photographs captured the beauty of the lakes, rivers, and waterways of the Greenbelt. The water theme was chosen to celebrate the province’s plan to add 21 urban river valleys and 7 coastal wetlands to the Greenbelt.

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Celebrating the 12th Birthday of Ontario's Greenbelt

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Celebrating the 12th Birthday of Ontario's Greenbelt
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation releases new slam poem celebrating farming to mark the 12th birthday of Ontario’s most popular environmental initiative

First created on February 28, 2005, Ontario’s Greenbelt has proven to be a lasting testament to Ontario’s commitment to a prosperous and sustainable future. The Greenbelt is Ontario’s most popular environmental initiative, consistently supported by nine out of ten Ontarians.

“The Greenbelt is not only a legacy for the next generation of Ontarians, but a powerful statement of who we are and what we value,” said Burkhard Mausberg, Friends of the Greenbelt CEO. “The protection of farmland and the natural environment as the region grows is our road to a healthy and sustainable future.”

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