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Ontario Farmland Under Threat as demand for housing grows

This news article interviews and tells the story of a fifth generation farmer in Ontario who provides an example of the Greenbelt farmland that is under threat from development pressures as the GTA continues to sprawl. This article ties into the overviews of policy plans for the Greenbelt areas, and what organizations are advocating for the preservation of farmlands against the push of development and expansion.


Farmland & Agriculture

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Susan Pigg

Date published

February 27, 2015