Hundreds join anti-sprawl 'mega rally' at Hamilton city hall


Hundreds of protesters attended the Dec. 4, 2022 rally held at Hamilton city hall protesting Premier Doug Ford's Bill 23, the Build More Homes Faster Act. (Michael To/CBC)

Hundreds of people, including several local political leaders, attended the "Save the Farmland Mega Rally" held at Hamilton city hall on Sunday in protest against Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act.

Protesters at the Dec. 4 rally said they were afraid the bill will damage local food supplies and the environment and were concerned because the bill would override a decision Hamilton councillors made in 2021 to limit its urban boundary expansion.

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