Health & Environment

Speech Enthrones Fossil Economy

2008-11-19

(Ottawa) Today’s Speech from the Throne failed to move Canada toward a green energy economy, instead propping up obsolete and expensive options such as nuclear energy and northern pipelines.
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Congratulations to Jim Prentice and other federal “Environment” Ministers

2008-10-31

Ottawa) Sierra Club Canada extends its congratulations to the Hon. Jim Prentice on his appointment as Minister of Environment yesterday. ... Read more »

Tight Race for Second Place in Environment Election

2008-10-13

(Ottawa) The race for second place among political parties was hotly contested as Sierra Club Canada awarded its Eco-Olympic medals, earned during the election campaign on a broad range of environmental issues.

“The Green Party earned the top spot in overall rank, the NDP and Liberals tied for second place, and the Bloc Québécois came in third,” said Stephen Hazell, Executive Director of Sierra Club Canada. “The Conservative Party did not make it to the podium for a single medal.”
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Party Leaders Provide Video Answers to Environmental Questions

2008-10-05
OTTAWA, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - With just over a week until Election Day, 11 of Canada's largest environmental organizations are proud to present video responses from party leaders to crucial environmental questions at http://www.tomorrowtodaycanada.ca/election/en/.

Mr. Dion, Mr. Duceppe, Mr. Layton and Ms. May accepted an invitation to provide personal video responses to six questions about the most urgent environmental issues facing Canada. Mr. Harper has not yet given a response to
the questions.

Don’t Vote Conservative if you care about the environment

2008-09-30

September 30, 2008 - In an unprecedented move by non-governmental organizations, Greenpeace and Sierra Club Canada joined together today to urge voters to vote against the Harper Conservatives in the October 14th federal election.

“If you care for the environment and want action on global warming, don’t vote Conservative,” said Bruce Cox, executive director of Greenpeace Canada, at a news conference on Parliament Hill.
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