Given cumulative assaults on regional forests and wetlands as well as the deterioration in local water quality and aquatic and amphibian species, a valid question arises: Is Ontario’s current system of land use planning protecting our waters?
An important opportunity for communities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region to alert Ontario and local governments about the importance of maintaining, restoring, and improving natural areas, waters, and farmlands.
CELA has provided comments on the Draft Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Guidance Manual (ERO Number: 019-4971).
CELA has provided comments on the draft Subwatershed Planning Guide
CELA recommends that consultation cease on a proposed regulation under O Reg 568/21 and that no decision be made, until such time as additional detail (including a draft regulation) and an adequate comment period are provided to allow the public to meaningfully participate in the decision‐making, pursuant to the intent of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993.
CELA provided these general and specific comments in response to Ontario’s proposed Land Use Compatibility Guideline (ERO Posting 019-2785)