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BUT OUR WORK IS NOT DONE

On January 23rd, the Ontario government announced that they will not be proceeding with Schedule 10, the part of Bill 66 that would have opened up the Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine, Lake Simcoe and source water protection areas to development.

This is a major victory for the citizens who put up lawn signs, signed petitions, made calls to their MPPs and rallied outside of their offices. It also speaks to the power of the farmers, businesses and many municipal leaders who publicly opposed the Bill, and instead put farmland, natural areas and drinking water first.

This is a positive step, but our work is not done. Please sign up today to help us make sure that the government keeps its promise and officially removes Schedule 10 from the Bill when it returns to the Ontario legislature later in February. And, we will keep you up to date on how we can continue to fight other emerging threats to natural areas, healthy communities and farmland. Sign up now.

Where to start?

From cycling to solar, here are just a few of the many ways your next choice can contribute to a cleaner future for everyone.

Choose cycling

Avoid traffic and reduce pollution by getting behind the handlebars of a bike. Get to where you need to go at your own speed. Choose to pedal to a cleaner future now.

Choose an electric car

More affordable than ever, today's electric cars go the distance, require less maintenance and release no tailpipe emissions. Make your next car an electric car. Find out more.

Choose Energy efficiency

From insulating your home to upgrading your furnace, eco-friendly reno choices reduce your energy bills and reduce pollution. Love your home and the earth. Sign up to learn more.

Choose a home energy audit

Not sure where to begin to make your home energy efficient? Start with a home energy audit. Find out where your biggest energy drains are and how you can create change. Get started today. Sign up to find out how.

Choose solar

The cheapest and cleanest energy source in the world, solar will power the cities of tomorrow. You can power your home with it today. Fight climate change now. Sign up for more information.

 
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