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Arial view of suburban sprawl. Credit Blake Wheeler.
Climate Change

The New Growth Plan Puts Sprawl Over All

We can no longer treat land use as its own issue, nor can we always assume that growth is always a net benefit to our communities. This is simply not true. We can grow our communities in ways that provide affordable housing, protect our natural spaces and water and aspire to create healthy, vibrant centres where people can live and work.

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Forests

Comments: Changes to the Forest Sector Strategy

In today’s world, more than ever, good forest management needs to reflect a balance between different uses and needs of the forest.

You do not double industrial output without making provisions for education and research…

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Image of a river running through a forest.
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Growth Plan Submission

Low density development on greenfields or elsewhere is a net cost to society and should be curtailed accordingly. Strategies should be developed and implemented to account for and to factor into decision making the actual cost of sprawl, reflecting its negative impact on the environment, on the social fabric of our communities and neighbourhoods, on our physical health, and on our political economy.

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