National Water Strategy
Submission to the Senate Committee on Energy
Re: Bill C-38
John Bennett, Executive Director
Sierra Club Canada
Thursday, May 31 201
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We are just a week away from #BlackOutSpeakOut day (June 4th). I can tell you the campaign momentum is building! The list of participating organizations is over 100 and growing! Maude Barlow just told me The Council of Canadians is also joining the protest. All across the country Canadians are recognizing that silence is not an option in face of the war on nature and democracy.
This week here in Ottawa we have two events:
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Council of Canadians chairperson says governments more interested in profit than protection
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It has been a busy few weeks here in Ottawa and across the country. People everywhere are talking about devastating changes to environmental law and regulation (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and Fisheries Act) undemocratically crammed into the federal budget.... Read more »
Sierra Club Ontario is happy to announce the commencement of the second phase of McMaster Great Lakes research funded by the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation. The research examines the threats to coastal biodiversity due to changes in the hydrologic regime of Lakes Huron and Erie. The first report (see attachment below), summarizes their main year-one findings.
With continued Sierra Club sponsorship, the research team has just started a second season of tracking the Blanding's turtle, northern pike and as well as beginning a new project identifying muskellunge spawning and nursery habitat in Georgian Bay.