Guest Post: One million cubic meters of Radioactive Waste to be deposited in "Near Surface Disposal Facility" next to Ottawa River

"..The consortium proposes a  “Near Surface Disposal Facility” (NSDF), a mound of one million cubic meters of nuclear waste on a hillside draining into the already highly contaminated Perch Creek wetlands, less than 1 km from the Ottawa River.

Sierra Club Leader Charlie Richmond Honoured with Alberta Lieutenant Governor's Leadership for Active Communities Award

Ottawa: Sierra Club Canada Foundation would like to congratulate Charlie Richmond, leader of the Prairie Chapter, for being awarded the Alberta Lieutenant Governor's Leadership for Active Communities Award. The province-wide award is given to individuals who "demonstrate the very best of active community leadership, engages citizens in planning, use leadership to get people more active more often, and work to create places, spaces, and opportunities for people to be active and engage their communities, using recreation as a catalyst."

Sierra Club celebrates cancelled Energy East pipeline, Looking Ahead to New Energy Future

You did it! We WON! Energy East Pipeline cancelled.
Ottawa - Sierra Club Canada Foundation is celebrating the announcement today that the Energy East pipeline project is cancelled. The project, that would have sent 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from the tar sands 4,500 km across the country, traversing hundreds of waterways - including the mighty St. Lawrence - and the territories of indigenous people in its path.

Watch for Wildlife - Letters from you

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This blog compiles comments from a number of the letters we've received over the last two years. Letter writers emphasize the need to raise awareness about wildlife vehicle collisions and implement protective measures, and they relate stories about how wildlife collisions have impacted them.

Excerpts of Letters from Some of the People who have written Watch for Wildlife

(names are withheld for the privacy of writers)

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It was a great time for learning outdoors at Riverfest in Edmonton!

Dear Friends:
Thank you to all our volunteers, friends, and families for supporting Sierra Club Canada Foundation's Big Nature Tent for public education at Edmonton's inaugural Riverfest 2017.
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We appreciate your time, expertise, and creativity as a generous donation to conservation advocacy and a wonderful fall outing on the weekend of September 16th.