Wellington County Councillors Reaffirm Opposition To Greenbelt Expansion


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by Patrick Raftis.

Wellington County council members see no need to expand Ontario’s Greenbelt and reaffirmed that position on Feb. 25. The Greenbelt is a permanently-protected area, about 7,300 square kilometres in size (1.8 million acres), consisting of green space, farmland, wetlands, forests and watersheds surrounding the Golden Horseshoe.

Expansion plans currently under consideration would enlarge the Greenbelt in Puslinch and Erin, and establish a new area in the southern part of Guelph-Eramosa…

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