Preserving Duffins Creek Wetland

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Since 2019, the Ontario government has issued more than 30 municipal zoning orders. In comparison, a total of 50 MZOs were issued between 1969 and 2000. One in particular is causing some contention, even among a group of students who've been lobbying the Ontario government to reverse its decision on Duffins Creek, near Pickering. They're worried about their future due to development on a flood plain and elimination of wetlands that serve to capture rain water. Eastern Ontario Hub journalist Marsha McLeod has been investigating this issue.
Episode:
Education Check In
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Environment
Aired:
Feb 05, 2021
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