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Deirdre Wright, presented with her "Watershed Legacy" Award from the Credit Valley Conservation.

OFT Donors Receive Awards

March 30, 2014

In March, at Credit Valley Conservation’s (CVC) ‘Friends of the Credit’ Awards ceremony, two of OFT’s easement donors, Deirdre Wright and Lorna Bethell, were honoured with ‘Watershed Legacy’ awards. The awards were given to recognize Deirdre and Lorna’s long-standing dedication to conservation – for their stewardship work with CVC over the years to plant trees...

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At the JFAO March Conference, the OFT was honoured with a cheque for $5000 as the Junior Farmer’s Association of Ontario’s Provincial Charity for 2013/2014! JFAO is an organization and network of young farm leaders across Ontario whose mission is to foster future rural leaders through self-help and community improvement. This particular award recognizes OFT’s...

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The Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) has extended the consultation period for its Draft Responsible Aggregate Standards to March 21,2014....

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On February 24, 2014, The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released the highly anticipated, long-awaited Provincial Policy Statement....

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Neptis Geoweb

March 7, 2014

On March 6, 2014, the Neptis Foundation released the beta format of the Neptis Geoweb; an interactive web-based visualization of past, present and future development patterns in the Greater Toronto Region....

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March 3, 2014 – The Ministry of Infrastructure released proposed performance indicators to measure implementation of the policies of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006....

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Reserve your seat today! Update: Registration is now closed, the event has sold out! Update 2: Proceedings coming soon! Join us at our 10th annual Forum, as we explore the challenges of urban growth management and the protection of agriculture in Ontario’s near-urban farming communities...

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New Website!

January 22, 2014

Check out our new website...

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In Fall 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) led a consultation process surrounding the 1997 Development Charges Act. The Act is based on the core principle that development charges are a primary tool in ensuring that “growth pays for growth.”...

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In Fall 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) led a consultation process surrounding its land use planning and appeal system, asking stakeholders across the province for feedback on how to improve the system...

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