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Photo – Compact development in Port Credit, Caption - New report calls for fresh approach to land needs assessment
A new report from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation finds a fatally flawed approach that is leading to continued sprawl, and calls for a 2-year freeze on urban boundary expansion. Read the report and our CEO Burkhard's take.

Photo - Port Credit NEW Cycling Loop: Oak Ridges to Lake Ontario

Created in partnership with Transportation Options and Peterborough Economic Development, the Oak Ridges to Lake Ontario loop was launched in June 2016.

Cycle Northumberland's scenic rolling hills from Lake Ontario to Peterborough, stopping at restaurants, markets, museums and a theatre!

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Photo - Photos on Display Review Extended to #GrowOurGB Join us in protecting our region’s abundant clean water supplies forever! The feedback period has been extended to October 31 for the Ontario Greenbelt and Land Use plans.

Act Now. Ask the Province to grow our Greenbelt.

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Photo - Flower in the Forks of the Credit End of Summer Checklist! School's almost back in session.

We've put together a checklist of the top 6 Greenbelt activities to check out before school starts, from pick your own in-season produce to self-guided brewery routes.

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Photo - Tree TD Market Bucks
With 11 participating markets this year, customers can redeem each TD Market Buck for $5 worth of fresh fruits and veggies, meats, or other goods at their local farmers' market.

Click to learn more about TD Market Bucks and find a market near you!

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Greenbelt Friends, join us to send a Thunderclap on social media at 10:00 am on October 19th when thousands of people across Ontario will direct a strong, simultaneous message to government: protect more of Ontario’s water supply. To be a part of the movement, sign-up now to send this automatic, onetime message from your Facebook or Twitter account.