The Greenbelt Book Launch Tour Celebrates the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt at Ajax Stop

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MAY 18, 2017

The Greenbelt Book Launch Tour Celebrates the Success of the World's Largest, Best Protected Greenbelt at Ajax Stop
Mayor Steve Parish joins Friends of the Greenbelt CEO and author Burkhard Mausberg at Carruthers Marsh Pavillion to support the Greenbelt book

AJAX – Local residents and environmental enthusiasts gathered at Carruthers Marsh Pavillion to celebrate the launch of a new book – The Greenbelt 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.

Ajax Mayor Steve Parish spoke to the crowd about his vision for the Greenbelt and the region as a passionate Greenbelt supporter. Mayor Parish was interviewed in the book and shared his commitment to environmentalism as a core value of the community in Ajax.

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Statement from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Regarding the Final Amendments to the Growth Plan and Greenbelt

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MAY 18, 2017

Statement from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Regarding the Final Amendments to the Growth Plan and Greenbelt 

With today’s announcement, the Province has reinforced the most central legacy of the Greenbelt – its permanence. Along with the addition of 21 urban rivers and 7 coastal wetlands, we look forward to participating in the process to consider additional watersheds and hydrological areas to include in Greenbelt. Protecting a clean water supply supports agriculture and ensures the long-term health of the region.

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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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