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  1. 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

  2. Ontario Government Proposes Weak Agricultural and Natural Heritage System Mapping Frameworks for new Growth Plan

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The Growth Plan was intended to foster a more restrictive regulatory framework than the Provincial Policy Statement. This hope is clearly threatened for the two proposed mapping policies now under review." Currently, the O ...

    2017-08-31 15:20

  3. One Sweet Day Family Fun Event April 19th

    Kristina Jackson's blog Celebrate Earth Day at our One Sweet Day Event with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Artists, Local Vendors, Bee Keepers and more for a day of Celebration of Honey Bees!!   The event will be held on  Saturday April 19th from ...

    2014-09-08 13:30

  4. Norval Quarry Decision Time; Natural Heritage Policy Applied with Unprecedented Rigour

    Anonymous's blog By Janet Kuzniar The City of Brampton Council will be presented a Recommendation Report by their Planning staff on Monday  September 8, 7:00 pm, Brampton Council Chambers, Brampton City Hall. The Report, based on peer reviews, recomm ...

    2014-09-03 11:29

  5. Norval Quarry

    The Proposed Norval Quarry is located within the Greenbelt in North West Brampton, a small area rich in natural heritage along the Credit River valley. The proposed shale extraction site has a tributary of the Credit River running through it, along with o ...

    2016-06-23 12:58

  6. Niagara's Escarpment-Decew Falls Forest, Largest Remaining Woodland in St. Catharines, at Risk of Losing "Natural Area" Designation and Protection

    Yvonne Ho's blog The Escarpment-Decew Falls Forest- which  has been identified as an Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESA) in the Niagara Region, and  is the largest remaining woodland in the City of St. Catharines-  has been the subject of a 40-year ...

    2017-05-25 22:28

  7. Next Steps in progress for our truly amazing Greenbelt!

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Natural Heritage Systems planning is about maintaining, restoring and enhancing ecologically sustainable and resilient landscapes." The following article was written by Thaia Jones, Sierra Club Ontario's Greenbelt Cam ...

    2017-07-17 13:37

  8. Natural Capital Project Update: Planting in Paradise

    Our bioswale project was created in response to water quality issues affecting residents and visitors to the Ajax waterfront.  In recent years, as a result of contaminated run-off, the Town of Ajax and its residents have had limited access to swimmable wa ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. Natural Capital Events in Peel

    As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment   and Community Foundation Mississauga Grants. April ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Natural Capital

    Natural Capital refers to the stock of natural resources and environmental assets, and how they contribute to building healthy communities. The Natural Capital perspective is a way of placing a monetary value on the benefits, known as ecological goods and ...

    2017-11-28 15:58