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  1. Part I: Biodiversity in Ontario- Why does it matter?

    This is Part I of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. Why is Biodiversity so important for all of us here in Ontario? Watch this video as we interviewed local Ontario farmers, chefs, beekeepers, and vineyard owners to learn a ...

    2017-11-28 15:20

  2. Ticket Giveaway for BLUEFIN- an Extraordinary Eco-Documentary

    Bluefin Trailer Sierra Club Ontario is partnering with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema to giveaway tickets to BLUEFIN- a Canadian eco-doc extraordinaire- produced by Director John Hopkins and to be shown on December 19th. To win a pair of tickets: Tell us in 3 ...

    2017-12-12 23:46

  3. Goodbye to Nanticoke, and all that coal

    Sierra Club Canada's Ontario Chapter was instrumental in the decision by our provincial government to shut down all coal plants. The day has come! Toronto environmental lawyer Dianne Saxe has a nice piece on her website about it:  Goodbye to Nanticok ...

    2014-01-16 10:19

  4. We must close the Chicago waterways connections to keep Asian carp from taking over our Great Lakes and beyond before it is too late!

    The long awaited report from the US Army Corps of Engineers on how to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes has finally been released. The report evaluates the many waterways connecting the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan –all potential avenues to all ...

    2014-01-17 15:04

  5. MISSISSAUGA MOVES TO JOIN THE GREENBELT

    By Dan McDermott, Ontario Chapter Director At its December meeting the City of Mississauga’s Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) passed on to Mississauga Council a recommendation to apply to add the City’s publicly owned Credit River and Etobicoke Cree ...

    2014-01-29 14:35

  6. Toronto's Lost Rivers

    (Photo by Lake Ontario W aterkeeper) Don't miss a talk on "Toronto's Lost Rivers"   Wednesday, February 5th at 7pm. At Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 4.   Toronto's Lost Rivers include Christie Pits, Garrison Creek, Taddle Cree ...

    2014-01-30 12:58

  7. FIGHTING ILLEGAL LOGGING WITH NUMBERS

    A USA law, the Lacey Act, has shown to be effective in decreasing the trade of illegal wood products.  This story shows how Canada can also be making steps towards prevention. Earlier this month, Congress did something it hasn’t done in years – pass a bud ...

    2014-01-31 14:38

  8. It’s official: Coal is kaput in Ontario

    From our friends at Ontario Clean Air Alliance: On April 8th, the Thunder Bay Generating Station burned its last lump of coal  marking the end of an era in Ontario. Thunder Bay was the last of the province’s five dirty coal-fired generating stations to cl ...

    2014-04-15 15:51

  9. Save Niagara’s Green Lifeline

    By John Bacher From the raging torrents of the Niagara River to the placid Welland Canal one can walk for ten miles through the wooded forest gardens of the Niagara Escarpment. Here in some patches, old growth giant oaks and maples soar above wild ginger ...

    2014-05-13 09:37

  10. Veteran Sierra Club Ontario Volunteer Larry Allan Caldwell Dies at 45

    The recent passing of Sierra Club Ontario, Niagara Region Group Chair Larry Caldwell was sudden and unexpected. Larry was just 45. He had lived with diabetes for many years, but the disease did little to limit Larry’s work on behalf of Mother Earth and hi ...

    2014-05-15 10:52