Tess Kalinowski, Toronto Star:

The Ontario government is expediting the sell-off of 243 surplus government properties.on 14,600 acres to raise between $105 million and $135 million in the next four years.

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada said it is awaiting details but it supports the move to make better use of surplus public land.  “It’s imperative that a significant portion of government land is dedicated to affordable housing, including co-ops and other forms of non-profit housing,” said Simone Swail, government relations manager.

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