Places To Grow (Better Choices, Better Future.)

Places to Grow is the Ontario government's program to plan for growth and development in a way that supports economic prosperity, protects the environment and helps communities achieve a high quality of life across the province.  Through Places to Grow, we develop regional growth plans that guide government investments and policies.

Recent Updates 

April 11, 2014

Places to Grow Implementation Fund

The Places to Grow Implementation Fund supports projects that promote and help achieve the policies or goals of the Province’s growth plans -- the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006 and the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario, 2011. Learn more.

March 3, 2014

Proposed Performance Indicators for the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Released for Consultation

The Minister of Infrastructure is seeking feedback on proposed Performance Indicators for the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006. Learn more about the proposed Performance Indicators.

June 14, 2013

Planning for Growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

After extensive consultation, the Minister of Infrastructure released Amendment 2 to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The amendment updates and extends the population and employment forecasts contained in the Growth Plan. Learn more about Amendment 2.