Thank You to the Media Reporters Who Raised Awareness of the Efforts to Save Glen Abbey

Print, radio, television, organizations, and social media were all helpful in raising awareness of efforts to Save Glen Abbey. We are grateful that reporters reached out to Save Glen Abbey to get our view on various developments over the past nearly 6 years.


Katie Gillivray, reporter from CBC, wrote Oakville calls province to intervene in fight over Glen Abbey golf course (June 23, 2021).

Ieva Lucs, reporter from CBC, wrote Oakville city council unanimously votes to designate Glen Abbey golf course a heritage site (August 22, 2017).

John Rieti, reporter from CBC, wrote Oakville’s Glen Abbey golf course could get heritage protection (August 21, 2017).


Chantelle Grillo, reporter CHCH, captured a couple of stories about Glen Abbey. Here is a selection of stories from the news network:

Both sides claim victory in Glen Abbey appeal decision (October 25, 2019).

Next Steps Glen Abbey (September 28, 2017).

Glen Abbey Future (September 26, 2017).

The Future of Glen Abbey (August 22, 2017).

Katie Lonz, reporter from CBC, wrote Glen Abbey golf course could be developed (October 28, 2015).

Alie Meyer, reporter from CBC, wrote Glen Abbey owners suggest residential renovation (December 12, 2016).

Dominick Nagy, reporter from CBC, wrote Owners of Glen Abbey scrap development plans after reaching an agreement with the Ford government (July 9, 2021).


Don Mitchell, reporter for Global News, wrote Glen Abbey Golf club in Oakville ‘saved’ as owner withdraws development plan (July 9, 2021).

Robert Thompson, reporter for Global News, captured a couple of stories about Glen Abbey. Here is a selection of articles from the news network:

Glen Abbey has played a significant role in the history of RBC Canadian Open (July 21, 2015).

Proposal aims to turn Glen Abbey Golf Club into housing subdivision (October 28, 2015).


Guy Cipriano, reporter for Global News, wrote Up North, Glen Abbey faces extinction (July 2, 2019).


Ian Hutchinson, reporter from Golf News Now, wrote a number of articles over the past couple of years. Click here for a selection of articles from the online publication

Gene Pereira, reporter from Insauga, wrote a number of the articles. Here is a selection of articles from the online publication:

ClubLink Withdraws Plans for Development of Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Course (July 9, 2021).

Oakville Council Unanimously Passes Motion Asking Province for MZO for Glen Abbey Land (July 7, 2021).

Halton Chair Puts Forward Motion to Save Oakville’s Glen Abbey (June 9, 2021).

Oakville Residents Associations Trio Join Forces to Save Glen Abbey (March 10, 2021).


Angela P., an advocate for Oakville Green Conservation Associations, wrote a blog Fight’s not over yet! Speak up to Save Glen Abbey Golf Course (September 15, 2017).


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David Lea, a reporter for InsideHalton/Oakville Beaver and its sister papers, wrote many balanced articles on the fight. Here is a selection of the articles that appeared in the Oakville Beaver for the past five years:

We Saved Glen Abbey Minister Says (July 9, 2021).

Halton Joins Call for Ministerial Zoning Order (July 8, 2021).

Town of Oakville to Call on Minister of Municipal Affairs (June 22, 2021).

Under Threat Halton Calls on Ontario Premier to Protect Glen Abbey (June 18, 2021).

We Love Oakville Joins Fight to Save Glen Abbey (March 2, 2021).

Who Has the Ability to Plan (August 31, 2020).

Oakville Council Votes to Take Second Glen Abbey Defeat to Ontario Court of Appeal (January 8, 2019).

Future of Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Course Could Be Determined (July 3, 2018).

As Oakville Fights for Glen Abbey Canadian Open May Be Slipping Away to Milton (August 25, 2017).

Few Fans of Glen Abbey Development Plan at Public Meeting in Oakville (July 20, 2017).

ClubLink Plan for Oakville’s Glen Abbey Draws Protest from Residents (December 2, 2016).

ClubLink Files Glen Abbey Development Plan with Town of Oakville (November 10, 2016).

Oakville Town Council Passes Rule to Halt Development on Glen Abbey Golf Club for a Year (February 2, 2016).


Oakville Matters is Mayor Rob Burton’s Cogeco television show that is broadcast on Cogeco and later posted on Youtube. Over the years, he has had several shows covering Glen Abbey. Here are two recent ones:

April 28, 2021 Oakville Matters is a joint panel with We Love Oakville, Oakville Green, and Save Glen Abbey discussing MPP Crawford’s statement in the legislature about Glen Abbey.

November 7, 2019 Oakville Matters is a panel discussion with the Mayor, Councillors Tom Adams and BEth Robertson and We Love Oakville’s Neil Huddlestone.


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Kim Arnott, reporter from Oakville News, wrote a number of the articles. Here is a selection of articles from the online publication:

Glen Abbey Saved (July 9, 2021).

Town Requests MZO for Glen Abbey Lands (July 7, 2021).

Town Invited by MPP Crawford to Formally Request MZO Glen Abbey (June 21, 2021).

Glen Abbey Motion Calls for Provincial Politicians to Keep Their Word (June 16, 2021).

Glen Abbey Golf Course Development Update (April 28, 2021).

Sign Online Petition Urges Save Glen Abbey Coalition (November 19, 2020).


Sportsnet Staff wrote an article Residents opposed to Glen Abbey development seek heritage status (August 16, 2017).


Rick Young, blogger for ScoreGolf, wrote a number of articles. Here is a selection of articles from the online golf publication:

The “Saving” of Glen Abbey raises questions (July 13, 2021).

Minister: Glen Abbey has been “saved” (July 9, 2021).

Canadian Golf Hall celebrates amid uncertainty (June 11, 2021).

Round one to the Town of Oakville (August 22, 2017).

The Glen Abbey Saga (November 8, 2016).

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Erin Nicole Davis, reporter from Storeys, wrote a number of the articles. Here is a selection of articles from the online publication:

Glen Abbey Golf Course Saved (Finally) From Becoming New Development (July 12, 2021).

Could an MZO Stop Development (June 23, 2021).


Bob Weeks, reporter from TSN, wrote Glen Abbey to remain golf course (July 9, 2021).


Denette Willford, reporter for Toronto Sun, wrote ACE IN HOLE: Glen Abbey Golf Club saved (July 10, 2021).


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