Provincial data shows there is enough land designated inside existing town and city boundaries to meet housing and employment needs to at least 2031.
We do need more affordable homes in Caledon, but they should support the billions in transit funding in compact communities, rental housing and employment uses near transit stations of existing cities and towns….not sprawling subdivisions far away on gridlocked highways.
While many of us were expressing concerns regarding Bill 66, the government had already quietly begun developing a proposal to weaken the Growth Plan. The proposed changes to the Growth Plan will allow sprawl developers to eat up farmland and forests not already protected by laws like the Greenbelt Act, based on the pretense that it is needed for housing.
Submit your comments to the government by Feb 28th 11:59 p.m. deadline. https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-4504