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  1. Fixed utility rates will provide no incentive for conserving energy consumption

    The Star published an article Energy board proposal for fixed hydro rates called “Robin Hood in Reverse” in the Business section on Tuesday.   In a recent draft report, the Ontario Energy Board proposes a fixed monthly rate for utilities rather than charg ...

    2016-02-03 12:49

  2. Pickering Nuclear: A Cracking Bad Idea

    Extending the operations of the Pickering Nuclear plant for up to an additional 10 years beyond its designed life of 2014-2016 is a Cracking Bad Idea. This is the position of Sierra Club Canada’s Ontario Chapter as it participates in the current Canadian ...

    2016-02-09 13:38

  3. Crombie Panel’s ‘De-Freezing’ Proposal Threatens Ontario’s Precious Niagara Escarpment Lands

    Kristina Jackson's blog One of the most effective strengths of the 2005 Greenbelt Plan and Act responsible for its creation was the good impact they had on protecting the Niagara Escarpment from urban sprawl. In the preceding years, it had become app ...

    2016-03-18 17:53

  4. We Marched for Jobs, Justice and the Climate- and made history!

    Anonymous's blog Written by: Alyssa Beurling This past Sunday over 10,000 people (some reports saying closer to 15,000) flooded Toronto to take a stand for climate justice and a green economy. The march began in Queen’s Park outside Ontario’s legisla ...

    2016-03-30 13:38

  5. Michigan lawmakers sound alarm over Canada's proposal to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron

    Jonathan Oosting http://www.mlive.com/ September 30, 2013 LANSING, MI-- Two Michigan lawmakers are speaking out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from the shores of Lake Huron. State Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D- ...

    2016-03-30 14:15

  6. Asian Carp Petition

    Attached below is the petition to our Provincial and Federal Governments asking them to take action in preventing the Asian Carp from invading our Great Lakes. Please print, sign, distribute, and mail back to: Sierra Club Ontario, 550 Bayview Avenue, suit ...

    2016-03-30 15:27

  7. Save the Ojibway Tallgrass Prarie Complex and Protect Biodiversity

    Windsor’s Ojibway Tallgrass Prairie complex is a natural and national treasure. Pressured from all sides by urban development, Ojibway contains more biodiversity than does Algonquin Park or the Bruce Peninsula. At present it is a patchwork of protected an ...

    2016-04-19 19:58

  8. Claremont residents on two sides of possible development

    City of Pickering makes submissions on Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine plans Kristen Calis Pickering News Advertiser June 3, 2015 DURHAM-- More than 200 residents in Claremont want to see a piece of the Oak Ridges Moraine remain protected in the hamlet. The ...

    2016-04-21 09:54

  9. Biodiversity Benefits Human Health

    With the link between biodiversity and human health strongly documented it is welcomed that an extensive and complex report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is highlight ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Spring Activities in Ajax

    Last year with funding from RBC's Blue Water Grants, Sierra Club Ontario joined Town of Ajax, and Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to remove stormwater outflow pipes along Ajax’s beaches and replace them with bioswales to help improve water qu ...

    2016-04-21 10:17