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  1. Our Plastics, Ourselves

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog “I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Are you listening? Plastics.”-- The Graduate, 1967 Plastics are convenient, affordable, and useful. They can be molded into furnitur ...

    2018-05-22 16:37

  2. Outdated Planning Studies Continue to Threaten What is Left of Niagara, Ontario's Natural Areas

    Anonymous's blog Written in Niagara At Large, Sierra Club’s John Bacher talks about how outdated planning studies are guiding development in Niagara Region and the significance of updating these plans to ensure protection of important wildlife and bi ...

    2015-03-23 11:05

  3. Part I: Biodiversity in Ontario- Why does it matter?

    This is Part I of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. Why is Biodiversity so important for all of us here in Ontario? Watch this video as we interviewed local Ontario farmers, chefs, beekeepers, and vineyard owners to learn a ...

    2017-11-28 15:20

  4. Part II: Let’s Get Motivated for Biodiversity by Protecting Canada’s Lands & Freshwater

    Yvonne Ho's blog This article Part II of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "When ecosystem services are compromised, economic and health impacts such as lower agricultural productivity and lower quality drinking ...

    2017-11-28 15:35

  5. Part III: Persevering for our Pollinators

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part III of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Pollinators are responsible for an estimated one out of three bites of food that people eat, which is worth billions of dollars to the ...

    2017-11-28 15:34

  6. Part IV: Boosting Biodiversity by Protecting our Forests, Wetlands & Watersheds

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part IV of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Forests, wetlands and the watersheds they strengthen, are essential players in biodiversity and not only offer us a natural water filtra ...

    2017-11-28 15:28

  7. Part V: The Importance of Protecting Ontario’s At-Risk Species

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part V of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. " Ontario  is home to a diverse collection of ecosystems but every year, more plants and animals are added to Ontario’s list of species at ...

    2017-11-28 15:23

  8. Peel Region Group

    Sierra Club Peel Group is a group of concerned citizens who volunteer their time to carry out environmental campaigns and conservation projects within the Peel Region. The group's aim is to educate and empower the residents of Peel to be defenders an ...

    2017-11-28 15:16

  9. Pickering Airport/ Duffins Creek [Archived]

    Land in North Pickering was expropriated during the 1970's to be used as an airport. The plans were contested from the start and citizens stopped the original proposal. Now, thirty years later the issue has resurfaced. This time it is not only the la ...

    2017-11-21 14:32

  10. 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