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Toronto’s weed bylaw contradicts city’s biodiversity vision, Ryerson professor says

Professor found in violation of improperly maintaining her property


October 1, 2020
By The Eyeopener

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A professor at Ryerson’s School of Urban and Regional Planning says the City of Toronto’s grass and weeds bylaw contradicts its vision of biodiversity. She recently received notice that her property is not being maintained according to the city’s bylaw, but claims “weeds” is not defined scientifically, claiming people can label any plant they don’t desire as a weed.

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