PETITION TO MPP Stephen Crawford, MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Honourable Jeff Yurek, Honourable Steve Clark, Honourable Doug Ford
WHEREAS the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario is a site of significant cultural, historic, and natural heritage yet it is still threatened with destruction by a proposed high-density development comprising residential, commercial, and retail spaces.
The proposed development calls for significant destruction of the manicured
and natural landscape, the woodland canopy, a wildlife habitat, as well as rich, absorbent soils. It ignores the Town's provincially-approved Livable Oakville Plan which concentrates meaningful growth in other specified areas.
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, residents of the Province of Ontario, CALL UPON the Government of Ontario to do everything in its power to prevent the destruction of Glen Abbey. Such actions may include but are not limited to:
- strengthening the protection provisions of the Ontario Heritage Act;
- ensuring that Municipal planning rights are protected with Local Planning Appeals Tribunals deferring to approved regional and town plans; and
- protecting environmental provisions for watersheds and natural heritage systems under the provincial regulations.