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  1. Sierra Club Works to Save Irish Grove Forest

    By Dr. John Bacher A new threat to the environment and the future of the Greenbelt on the eve of its 2015 Review has emerged in Niagara. It is a proposal to extend through the Greenbelt in Grimsby,  a Niagara Regional Road, Livingston Avenue (Niagara Regi ...

    2014-10-24 10:53

  2. Credit River Trail from Mississauga to Caledon-- it is possible!

    At our next Sierra Peel Group meeting guest speaker Susan Robertson of The Credit Valley Heritage Society will tell us about the proposal for a continuous trail along the Credit River from Mississauga to Caledon. There are some beautiful lengths of trail ...

    2014-10-24 11:46

  3. Duffin Water Treatment Plant should clean-up its act for Lake Ontario

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    2014-11-26 12:10

  4. Brampton Incinerator Info @ Sierra Peel Group- March 10

    Please spread the word, plan to attend, and bring a friend or two, to this special presentation in March.    BRAMPTON'S PROPOSED INCINERATOR- AT WHAT COST?   Liz Benneian, founder of Ontario Zero Waste Coalition Tuesday March 10, 7 p.m. Region of Pee ...

    2015-02-27 13:47

  5. Provincial Greenbelt Review Meetings: kick-off in Waterloo (Mar25)

    From our friend Kevin Thomason with Waterloo’s Sunfish Neighbourhood Association— The provincial government announced the formal 10 Year Provincial Greenbelt Review today.  It looks really good with the government strongly supporting the Greenbelt and a b ...

    2015-03-04 13:17

  6. Prophetic Voice of Dr. Mike Carr Should Give Guidance in Greenbelt Review

    By John Bacher Photo: Urban Sprawl on Oak Ridges Moraine threatens health of Lake Ontario. B y: Mary Lou Bacher The province of Ontario is engaged in what is termed a decade long review of the Greenbelt Plan and its complimentary legislation, Places to Gr ...

    2015-03-10 21:27

  7. Sierra Club Helps Rescue Green Life Line

    Anonymous's blog   On March 23, 2015 the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), Susan de Aveller Schiller issued a historic ruling. By her denial of Amendment 106 of the Niagara Falls Official Plan, it rescued what the Sierra Club of Ontari ...

    2015-04-05 11:18

  8. We've Submitted a Response on the Great Lakes Protection Act!

    Anonymous's blog Official Submission to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR): Sierra Club Ontario Chapter and the SCCF Great Lakes Committee support the GL Protection Act [GLPA] because the proposed legislation creates significant new legal and pol ...

    2015-05-12 11:54

  9. Greenbelt Survives Niagara Meeting

    Anonymous's blog In St. Catharines a meeting was held for the provincial plan review for the Ontario Greenbelt on April 15th, and was attended by about 350 people. This large attendance was quite important, since the meeting attracted around 80 oppon ...

    2015-05-19 21:37

  10. Abolish White Belt

    Anonymous's blog One of the key weaknesses in the reformed land use planning system in Ontario that was developed around 2005 and is now subject to review through public meetings is the planning black hole known as the “White Belt.” This is an area b ...

    2015-05-19 21:38