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Jan 2019

Ontario reverses course on bill that could have opened Greenbelt for development

The Globe and Mail January 23, 2019

Dec 2018

Tories’ bill could punch factory-sized holes in the Greenbelt

TVO December 07, 2018

Queen’s Park has shut down until February, but before MPPs headed home, the Progressive Conservative government introduced one final piece of legislation: Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. Its 12 schedules amend many different existing pieces of legislation relating to everything from farm regulation to labour law. But it also contains a ticking time bomb — one that threatens the Greenbelt, a 7,200-square-kilometre parcel of land that during the election the Tories promised to protect.