This short clip gives a glimpse of Nature and ecosystem services we stand to lose if the urban boundary is expanded once again.
The data shows we can build the future we want within the current urban footprint.
Take a tour of Ottawa’s urban boundary and see what countryside, farmland, wetlands and rural areas that would be lost to further urban expansion. Introduction by Dianne Saxe.
Presentation by Dr. Michael Wolfson for the Peoples Official Plan (POP) workshop on Just Healthy Neighbourhoods.
Dianne Saxe, former Environment Commissioner for the Province of Ontario, shows why Ottawa’s Official Plan must go farther and faster to mitigate GHG emissions.
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