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The North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance is a member of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition
The North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance is a member of the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance
LRSCA proposes to keep MLE loophole wide open
The LSRCA Staff are proposing that the Maple Lake Estates Loophole should be retained. According to our lawyer, Leo Longo, this proposal is “simply illegal and bad policy”. To read Mr. Longo’s submission please click here.
According to our planning consultant, Tony Usher, none of the LSRCA’s five neighbouring Conservation Authorities would permit the construction of a 1,073 unit mobile home park on a provincially significant wetland. To read Mr. Usher’s letter, recommending the repeal of the Maple Lake Estates Loophole, please click here.
Metrus development application premature
NGFA Planner Tony Usher’s September 10, 2014 deputation to Georgina Town Council re: Metrus’ premature subdivision application for South Keswick
Town of Georgina must obey the law!
NGFA Lawyer Leo Longo’s August 21, 2014 submissions to Town of Georgina re: its Planning Directions Report
NGFA Planner Anthony Usher’s August 22, 2014 submissions to Town of Georgina re: its Planning Directions Report
Comments on Official Plan Review & Maple Lake Estates
According to NGFA planning consultant Anthony Usher’s March 20, 2014 letter to the Town of Georgina, the best option for a Maple Lake Estates development approvals swap would be to provide equivalent development approvals on lands owned by Metrus affiliates in south Keswick.
NGFA lawyer Leo Longo's response to Metrus' submission to the LSRCA
Submissions to LSRCA on need to repeal Maple Lakes Estate Loophole
Comments on Official Plan Review
NGFA Planning Consultant Anthony Usher’s December 20, 2013 letter to Town of Georgina re: Official Plan Review and Maple Lake Estates
MLE loophole not just bad policy — it's illegal
NGFA solicitor Leo Longo outlines why the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's open door policy for development in provincially significant wetlands needs to be immediately repealed.
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Landmark agreement could be reached on North Gwillimbury Forest's Maple Lake Estates - Georgina Advocate, June 24, 2013
'Uphill battle' building over forest development - 70 residents pack hall to help stop Metrus - Georgina Advocate, April 29, 2013
Georgina residents fight historic development rights on wetlands - Toronto Star, April 22, 2013
Community involvement good for democracy - Georgina Advocate, April 4, 2013
'We will lose' legal battle on development: town - Residents feel plea to halt plan falls on deaf ears - Georgina Advocate, March 28, 2013
300 name petition to stop forest development - Georgina Advocate, March 21, 2013
Legal wrangling on impending Forest development - Georgina Advocate, Jan. 31, 2013
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