No 10,000 sprawl homes plunked down on Class 1 and 2 agricultural land.
No threat to Minesing Wetlands–Nottawasaga River–Wasaga Beach (Nottawasaga Valley version) or Lake Simcoe (Lake Simcoe watershed alternative).
The real money was always in buying Barrie’s waste water and water supply (privatizing a public asset).
Public (non-native and native) revulsion to that plan changes the internal rate of return on this utility bill (NOT housing) project.
They’ll walk away using one of +100 environmental pretenses to save face.