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Other Documents of Interest
Biodiversity in the City:
City of Toronto Biodiversity Booklet Series are available to download as pdfs.
Toronto Municipal Code:
What can or can't you do in a Toronto park? Check out the parks section of the Toronto Municipal Code.
Golden Horseshoe Advisory Panel Report 2015:
You can download the report Planning for Health, Prosperity and Growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe: 2015-2041 here. It is a coordinated review of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan.
ECO Annual Report 2014-2015:
You can download the report from the ECO website here. On Nov 3rd, 2015, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released the 2014-2015 Annual Report. Highlights are:
  • The need to overhaul the Environmental Registry, which hasn't changed since 1997.
  • More protection (and funding) for the Great Lakes to reduce nutrient pollution.
  • A call for regulations on reflected light from buildings to lessen bird collisions.
  • Better enforcement of the Environmental Compliance Approval applications.
  • Charging the true cost of water to all water users.
  • Reinstatement of funding to acquire and preserve natural areas that need protecting.
  • Stronger measures are needed to protect species at risk.
State of Canada's Birds 2012:
This report draws on 40 years of data to create a picture of the current health of Canada's birds. The report is now available online at the State of Canada's Birds website.
Greenbelt Wetlands Report 2012:
Ontario Nature's Protecting Greenbelt Wetlands: How Effective is Policy? report is available for download. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of the three provincial land-use plans in effect across the Greenbelt and their intersection with other laws and policies that affect wetland protection.
Tommy Thompson Park Plans 2011:
Interested in what's happening at the Leslie Street Spit? You can find the Tommy Thompson Park Master Plan documents and the latest community newsletters here.