Chapter News Releases

Tue, 2013-10-08 17:00
(Port Elgin) A study of Ontario Power Generation (OPG) proposal to create an underground radioactive waste dump at the site of the Bruce Nuclear Generation Station, conducted on behalf of Sierra Club Canada, concludes OPG has failed to fully anticipate and prepare for acts of sabotage.“Transporting large quantities of radioactive...
Tue, 2013-09-24 18:33
Climate Action Network Canada is pleased to invite you to a webinar-based technical briefing on the new IPCC report. There will be opportunities for Questions as part of the briefing as well as individual interviews following the briefing. The briefing will be delivered by Dr. Christian Holz, Executive Director of Climate Action Network...
Mon, 2013-09-16 16:03
Ecosystems, Safe Food and Sustainable Agriculture, Toxics, Pesticides
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOTTAWA - The decision by the Pest Management Regulation Agency (PMRA) to let another year go by without acting on bee killing pesticides -- even after admitting its actions to date have been inadequate -- is unacceptable, says Sierra Club Canada.The PMRA posted a notice on its website September 12th admitted: "...
Fri, 2013-09-06 16:14
Energy Onslaught, Atmosphere & Energy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA -- Sierra Club Canada is warning president Obama not to take Prime Minister Harper's new climate change offer seriously.“Canada's climate change record since 2006 has been a disaster - nothing more than slick public relations designed to mislead and confuse Canadians and the international...
Thu, 2013-08-01 15:35
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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEEnergy East Pipeline Not in the Best Interest of MaritimersHalifax, Nova Scotia (August 1, 2013) – Organizations across the Maritimes reject TransCanada’s proposal to ship 1.1 million barrels a day of tar sands oil across the country to a terminus in St. John, New Brunswick on the shores of the Bay...
Wed, 2013-07-31 00:01
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Toronto) Actor Shirley Douglas, OC, will be the featured speaker at the August 6th Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration at Toronto City Hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Shirley will call on the Harper government to take a leading role in the world-wide movement to abolish nuclear weapons.Shirley’s remarks will be...
Sun, 2013-07-28 22:09
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OTTAWA -- Health Canada’s plan to wait until 2018 before taking action to protect declining honey bee populations is an unacceptable response to a crisis. The loss of pollinators threatens 30% of Canada’s food supply. Sierra Club Canada has provided Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz with 20...
Tue, 2013-07-23 18:58
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For Immediate Release: July 23, 2013Yesterday’s release of the NSUARB report on the Maritime Link Project was touted by Nalcor’s Ed Martin as a WIN; as a POSITIVE; as an APPROVAL ; of the Maritime Link Project.  This is MISLEADING!The Board imposed a condition on their approval that will be very difficult for Nalcor to...
Tue, 2013-07-16 22:03
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OTTAWA -- In preparation for the upcoming provincial and federal Agricultural Ministers in Halifax, Sierra Club Canada released public opinion polling showing strong support from Canadians for government action on banning the use of pesticides that have been proven to cause bee deaths. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, who is also the...
Tue, 2013-07-16 18:17
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TORONTO -- Actress Shirley Douglas, OC, will be the featured speaker at the August 6th Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration at Toronto City Hall, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Shirley will call on the Harper government to take a leading role in the world-wide movement to abolish nuclear weapons.A participant in Ban the Bomb marches in England in...

            

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