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Smart Growth in Ontario and Why it Matters: Shaping the Ontario Smart Growth Network

February 3, 2015

10:00-11:30 a.m.

The Ontario Smart Growth Network (OSGN) invites you to an exciting free webinar on smart growth issues and trends in Ontario.

What is “Smart Growth” and why does it matter? Join this interactive discussion on how community planning can better support health and quality of life here in Ontario. Find out about upcoming opportunities to inform key planning policies including Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the Green Belt Plan. Hear from experts and volunteers working in the field. Share your experience and ideas.


  • Moderator: Jeff Kohl - Healthy Communities Consultant
  • Melanie Hare - Planner and Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
  • Michelle Noble - Dir. Partnerships and Consultation, Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Heidi Matthews - Volunteer with Transition Town Erin

Register online at