Chapter News Releases

Thu, 2013-11-14 01:28
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOTTAWA -- Just as Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is considering a ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides, the ag industry trade association CropLife named long time Conservative MP Ted Menzies as its new President and CEO."Is the pesticide industry attempting to influence a...
Thu, 2013-10-31 19:35
OTTAWA – Parents should exercise caution this Halloween before their kids go trick-or-treating. Sierra Club Canada is reminding parents to be wary of using Halloween make-up and face-paint that may contain toxic chemicals and dangerous metals."Parents should know what they are putting on their children's faces. Lead,...
Fri, 2013-10-18 14:28
MEDIA RELEASE, OCTOBER 18, 2013FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOTTAWA -- Sierra Club Canada is outraged by the military style attack on peaceful protesters yesterday in New Brunswick.The use of police force to enforce the will of energy extraction companies is especially concerning since citizens were NEVER consulted (as is their constitutional...
Thu, 2013-10-10 16:51
Canadian organizations demand mining company drop spurious investment claimFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAs organizations in Canada and Quebec, we are appalled that Calgary-based Infinito Gold has decided to sue the Government of Costa Rica for $1-billion under the Canada-Costa Rica bilateral investment treaty. This is just the latest - and...
Tue, 2013-10-08 17:08
(Queens Park) Sierra Club Canada, Organic Council of Ontario and the National Farmers Union-Ontario will hold a press conference at 1 pm, Thursday October 10, 2013 in the Queens Park media studio to discuss neonicotinoid pesticide poisoning of honey bees and other pollinators.With another planting season only a few months’ away...
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...

            

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