OMB Decision Saves Blanding’s Turtle Habitat on Stoney Lake Two Provincially Significant Wetlands and 6.2 km Undeveloped Shoreline Protected Peterborough—The last significant undeveloped shoreline in the Kawarthas has been saved from a 58-unit housing development on Stoney Lake, immediately adjacent to Burleigh Falls. The Vancouver-based developer Burleigh Bay Corporation (“BBC”) had planned to build the…

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The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is broken and in desperate need of repair. It’s time to fix the OMB. The OMB is undemocratic and unaccountable. Its decisions frequently ignore provincial planning laws and penalize citizens who want a say in shaping their communities. Tell Ontario you want an OMB that enables full citizen participation, protects…

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