Ontario Premier Doug Ford says most Ontarians don't care about Greenbelt protection law

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The Progressive Conservative government is not holding public hearings into its new Greenbelt protection law because most Ontarians “don’t give two hoots about that,” says Premier Doug Ford. Ford was under fire Monday from the opposition New Democrats over the new legislation designed to prevent development on the two-million-acre swath of environmentally sensitive land around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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The Progressive Conservative government is not holding public hearings into its new Greenbelt protection law because most Ontarians “don’t give two hoots about that,” says Premier Doug Ford. Ford was under fire Monday from the opposition New Democrats over the new legislation designed to prevent development on the two-million-acre swath of environmentally sensitive land around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

The RCMP has launched a criminal probe of the scheme the auditor general and the integrity commissioner said “favoured” certain developers with ties to Ford. NDP MPP Sandy Shaw (Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas) demanded to know why there will only be one hour of committee hearings on Bill 136, the Greenbelt Statute Law Amendment Act

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