Atlantic Chapter

Sierra Club Atlantic is a vibrant grassroots organization that empowers people to protect, restore, and enjoy a healthy safe planet. We are your chapter of Canada’s only national grassroots environmental organization, working to bring your community’s concerns to the attention of regional and national leaders. Together, we are a credible, influential voice, working to make a better world a reality.

What are we up to?

The Atlantic Chapter works through education and action to green the economy and protect the environment. We engage in projects designed to connect children to nature, protect wildlife and wild spaces, and to offer solutions to climate change.

Sandpiper, Spring 2005

Publication Date: 
May 1, 2005

The Sandpiper is the quarterly newsletter for the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada!

Here's what you'll find in the Spring 2005 issue...

  • Suzuki speaks before full house in Sydney in support of Tar Ponds Campaign
  • The Fundy Trail Parkway
  • Research by Sierra Club of Canada
  • Green Hamm on Eigg - The Wait’s Almost Over
  • Introducing Earth Ed – Ideas to green up the classroom

Sandpiper, Fall 2004

Publication Date: 
October 1, 2004

The Sandpiper is the quarterly newsletter for the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada!

Here's what you'll find in the Fall 2004 issue...

SPECIAL PESTICIDE ISSUE!

Sandpiper, Fall 2010

Publication Date: 
September 1, 2010

The Sandpiper is the quarterly newsletter for the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada!

Here's what you'll find in the Fall 2010 issue...

 

>> Oil in the gulf: welcome to the dead zone

>> Strengthening our voice

>> Next stop: the great outdoors

>> A green collar solution

Response to Our Letter to Atlantic Canada's Leaders, Asking for Halt to C-NLOPB's Review of Old Harry

Publication Date: 
May 20, 2011

 

 

NL Natural Resources Minister Commits to Create Stand Alone-Regulator for Safety - But what About the Environment?"

 

Response to our March 28th Letter, which states Sierra Club Atlantic, Ecology Action Centre, and Save Our Seas and Shore Coaliton:

 

Response to Corridor Resources Inc. Drilling of an Exploration Well on the Old Harry Prospect - EL 1105 (CEAR # 11-01-60633)

Publication Date: 
March 28, 2011

Save Our Seas and Shores Coalition, Sierra Club Atlantic, and Ecology Action Centre do not recognize the authority of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) to assess and approve oil and gas exploration and development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Petition to Stop Fracking in Nova Scotia

Publication Date: 
March 22, 2011

Petition to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in Nova Scotia   
 
To: Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia
• Whereas Petroworth Resources Inc. has indicated that it intends to drill for oil along  a seismic line
between Lake Ainslie and Mull River in the ‘Ainslie Block’  that extends from St. Rose to Port
Hood and east to Whycocomagh in Inverness County, and  
• Whereas this exploration may lead to the discovery of shale gas (i.e. natural gas obtained from
underground shale formations) as well as oil, and  

Sierra Club Atlantic Presentation to New Brunswick Energy Commission

Publication Date: 
February 17, 2011

Presented by Larry Lack On behalf of the Sierra Club of Canada, Atlantic Canada Chapter

to

the New Brunswick Energy Commission

The mandate of the Commission is "to conduct a broad public consultation and report to government on a long-term energy plan. More information on the commission and its mandate is available online."

Our report made the following recommendations:

Sierra Club Atlantic Encourages Water Conservation Rates for Halifax

Publication Date: 
August 3, 2010

Direct
 Evidence 
for NS 
UARB 
Hearing
 #
W-HRWC-R-10


SUMMARY

While the Sierra Club Canada – Atlantic Canada Chapter supports rate restructuring of water, waste water and storm utilities in the interest of improved management and sustainability, the current rate structure application does not sufficiently address questions of efficient allocation of resources, adequate revenues over time, and increased innovation and conservation.

Sierra Club Atlantic Volunteer Application Form

Publication Date: 
November 16, 2010

Please copy and paste the form below and email, fax or mail it to our Halifax office:

Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter

1657 Barrington St., Suite 137

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 2A1

Tel.: 902-444-3113

Fax:: 902-444-3116

Email: atlanticcanadachapter@sierraclub.ca

 

If you are unsure about any of the questions in the form, please contact us at 902-444-3113.