Submission to the review of “A Place to Grow” and “Provincial Policy Statement” – Ontario

Merging Ontario’s Provincial Policy Statement and the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe aims to streamline and harmonize policies related to housing and planning development. However, current sustainability efforts must be not only maintained but increased. For Ontario to reap the economic and competitive benefits of zero carbon buildings and retrofits, its new policy should support and expand green building efforts to truly build better.