The Ford government wants to open up the Greenbelt for housing. Here's what it's proposing:


Premier Doug Ford is justifying a proposal to build tens of thousands of new homes on land that is now part of Ontario's Greenbelt by saying the province's housing crisis has worsened — and that it will become more dire now that the federal government has unveiled a plan to bring in half a million more immigrants a year.

"We have a housing crisis that we didn't have four years ago," Ford said at a news conference Monday. "We are going to make sure we get housing built."

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