Visit the sites below and answer the questions….

http://www.greenbeltontario.org/pages/urbansprawl.htm

  • What is urban sprawl?
  • Write down the top 4 key points that struck you as important.

http://www.straight.com/article-321005/vancouver/david-suzuki-using-smart-growth-combat-urban-sprawl-canada

  • What is ‘smart growth’?  How can we create ‘smart growth’?
  • How much of the greenbelt is protected?
  • What is the percentage of Canadians that live in towns and cities?
  • Where is the majoritity of Canadians ‘ecological footprint’ coming from?

http://www.ocfp.on.ca/local/files/Urban%20Sprawl/UrbanSprawl-Obesity.pdf

  •  How is urban sprawl being blamed for the increase in obesity?  Outline the steps.
  • What is a ‘walkable, liveable’ community?
  • What is the cost of this obesity on the community?
  • How can we combat this type of obesity?

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