BREAKING NEWS: Government of Ontario looking to expand Greenbelt by one third to protect water resources
Yvonne Ho's blog The official announcement came on December 7th. The province is proposing to grow the Greenbelt by up to another 345,000 hectares (see Figure 1), adding on to the 810,000 hectares already in permanent existence plus the extra 10,00 ...
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 ...
Sierra activist nearly expelled from Land Use Planning meeting for planned development project in Niagara
Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt Campaign leader at Sierra Club Ontario, and a member of the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS). "Environmentalists believe the overall development c ...
From coast to coast, Sierra Club Canada Foundation staff and volunteers in all 5 of our Chapters have worked hard for years, campaigning to protect endangered Blue Whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, to ban the use of bee killing neonicotinoid pesticide ...
email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog Together with Sierra Club Ontario’s Chapter Coordinator, Yvonne Ho and Great Lakes Campaign Chair, Lino Grima, I had the pleasure of attending The People's Great Lakes Summit ...
Guest Post: One million cubic meters of Radioactive Waste to be deposited in "Near Surface Disposal Facility" next to Ottawa River
Yvonne Ho's blog ".. 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 ...
Yvonne Ho's blog "The Peacemaker's World can only be protected by the direct action of the Ontario government putting rural lands in Simcoe into Ontario's Greenbelt, which would protect such natural wonders as the Minesing Wetlands... ...
Sierra Club Celebrates Ontario’s Greenbelt with cake, soup, and a hike in Niagara’s Carolinian old growth forest
Yvonne Ho's blog The Celebration On the afternoon of October 28th, on St. Catharine’s' Lockhart Drive in a threatened Carolinian Old Growth Forest north of the Niagara Escarpment, the Sierra Club celebrated a major environmental victory. This wa ...
Government of Ontario's "Long-Term Energy Plan" fails to uphold Ontarians' environmental and energy future
email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog The following article was written by Becky Bassick, Sierra Club Ontario's Green Energy & Great Lakes Campaign Volunteer. “By wasting billions on nuclear rebuilds rather t ...
Christine Elwell's blog With news that TransCanada pulled its applications for Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipelines (link is external), the Harper era, pre Paris Climate Accord and oil at $100 a barrel, is over. Indeed, the fossil fuel future ...