A battle is brewing over the PC government’s plan to destroy the Greenbelt for development
A battle is brewing over the PC government’s plan to destroy the Greenbelt for development

 By Rachel Morgan  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter When the PC government threatened to use the Notwithstanding Clause to deny CUPE members the right to bargain for their own employment contracts, a movement rolled across the province and forced Doug Ford to back down. The same passion sparked during the bargaining saga has transitioned to a grassroots citizen effort coalescing around the Greenbelt, following the PC government’s decision to remove 7,400 acres from the supposedly protected ecosystem that arcs above the GTHA. “People are coming to these rallies and saying to me, `I am not being heard, my voice doesn’t even matter’,” said Margaret Prophet, Executive Director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition. With this week’s passage of Bill 23, the PC plan to build 1.5 million homes in just eight

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