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  1. About The Atlantic Chapter

    Sierra Club Atlantic is a vibrant grassroots organization that empowers people to protect, restore, and enjoy a healthy safe planet. We are your chapter of Canada’s only national grassroots environmental organization, working to bring your community’s con ...

    2017-01-05 11:00

  2. Get Involved

    Get involved, you can make a difference! The strength of the Atlantic Canada Chapter is determined by the involvement of our members, volunteers, and supporters. There are many ways that you can contribute to our work, whether by offering financial assist ...

    2013-08-22 11:45

  3. Become a Member

    One Earth, One Chance – Why not Make It Yours? The Atlantic Chapter is always ready to welcome new members!  It is clear that Canada and the world have reached a tipping point and that action is now more important than ever to protect the Earth and the sp ...

    2016-12-08 12:03

  4. Mining

    We are working to improve decision-making processes regarding mines and quarries to ensure adequate community engagement, improved environmental assessment, stronger regulations and monitoring, and creation of a long-term development plan for the mine and ...

    2014-01-24 10:17

  5. Environmental Education Program

    Program Goal The goal of the education program is to develop and deliver environmental school programs that increase youths’ awareness, understanding and appreciation of the ecological processes and environmental issues of the Atlantic region, and to enco ...

    2014-11-04 19:10

  6. Energy & Climate Change

    Working with local volunteers and organizations, Sierra Club Atlantic is pushing for just solutions to climate change from local, regional, and national perspective. Please join us for To the Ends of the Earth, film screening and panel discussion, this We ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  7. Advancing Renewable Energy In the Atlantic Provinces

    February 5, 2010 A key component of accelerating the deployment of clean renewable energy sources is a policy known as the Feed-in Tariff (FIT). Under FITs, governments set cost-based rates for various types of renewable energy to allow modest profits to ...

    2010-07-18 15:56

  8. Pesticides

    What are Pesticides? Pesticides (herbicides, vermicides, fungicides, and rodenticides)  are poisons designed to kill insects, plants, fungi, moulds and rodents.  Pesticides contain “active” ingredients (the chemicals intended to kill), and so-called “iner ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  9. Sierra Club Atlantic Submission to NS Law Amendments Committee on Bill 61- Non-essential Pesticides Control Act

    May 10, 2010 By introducing Bill 61, the province of Nova Scotia took a proactive stance, one that ensures chemicals must be proved to be safe before that can be used in the province. This is a truly progressive step, one that will protect our health, cre ...

    2010-07-19 14:34

  10. Structure

    Sierra Club Canada Foundation has five chapters, British Columbia Chapter, the Prairie Chapter, the Ontario (formerly Eastern Canada) Chapter, the Québec Chapter and the Atlantic Canada Chapter with local groups in areas from Cape Breton to Vancouver. The ...

    2014-11-24 10:33