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  1. Mohawk Environmentalist Speaks Out For Greenbelt

    Anonymous's blog   Unusual for the participants in the Ontario government’s 2015 Co-Ordinated Review of the Growth Plan, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan is the perspective of the Mohawk env ...

    2015-05-21 13:23

  2. Make Toronto into World's Coolest City: Turn White Belt into Forest

    Anonymous's blog While Toronto may be famous for having green life veins flowing through its heart of forested ravines, the city is surrounded by a vulnerable mass of farmlands leased by developers and the federal government, (as a reserve for the Pi ...

    2015-06-09 10:24

  3. Leaders Promise a 40% Reduction of Phosphorus in Lake Erie by 2025

    Anonymous's blog   By: Alyssa Beurling   Beginning in the 1960’s as a result of algal blooms and nutrient management issues, Canada and the US began collaborating efforts to reduce the underlying problem- elevated phosphorus concentrations within the ...

    2015-06-19 11:13

  4. Ontario Passes Regs to Protect Pollinators

    Anonymous's blog   By Kristina Jackson   This month Ontario passed the first North American regulations on neonicotinoid pesticides that are tied to pollinator loss. “Neonics”, as they are often called, are a synthetic pesticide first created in the ...

    2015-06-19 11:14

  5. Harper Goes Far Too Slow – Says All But ‘No’ – To Sound Plan For Canada’s Energy Future

    John Bacher Niagara At Large July 6, 2015 An obscure regulation will come into effect this July as a result of an initiative of the Conservative government of Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper. It prohibits the construction of any new coal burning e ...

    2015-07-22 10:53

  6. The Great Lakes Protection Act Must be Followed by Action

    With more than 80 percent of Ontario’s drinking water coming from Lake Ontario, Sierra Club and Ontario residents will be looking to the new Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) for guidance and action on Great Lakes stewardship and protection.  Link to Medi ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  7. We've Commented on Bill 66- The Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

    The commenting period for the Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation made a submission last week during the public hearings before the Standing Committee on General Government. Submission below: Bill ...

    2015-09-30 15:49

  8. Living on tree-lined streets has health benefits, study finds

    Using data from Toronto, researchers find having 10 more trees on your block has health benefits akin to $10,000 raise or being seven years younger. Geoffrey Vendeville Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Jul 13 2015 The Toronto Star July 13, 2015   "By ...

    2015-09-30 15:54

  9. SAVE THE DATE for Toronto's March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

    JOIN US When:  Sunday, July 5th from 1 pm= 6:30 pm. Who: YOU and thousands of other passionate people What:  Gathering in Toronto for the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Why:  To stand up against the climate crisis and tell the story of a new eco ...

    2015-09-30 15:56

  10. Mississauga moves to protect lands around Credit River

    Rachael Williams, The Mississauga News The Mississauga News December 13, 2015 Mississauga council has voted unanimously to join the Ontario Greenbelt. On Dec. 9, City council endorsed a motion to expand the Provincial Greenbelt Plan Area by designating pu ...

    2015-12-17 08:48