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  1. Sir Charles Tupper Elementary wins Name the Whale Challenge

    Media Release, February 26, 2015 Taking matters into their own hands, Grade 6 students in Halifax raised $512.50 for blue whale research and public awareness in Atlantic Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 HALIFAX-- Thanks to the creativity of ...

    2016-08-28 20:06

  2. Good News for Canada’s Environmental Assessment Law: No Cash Advance for Bilcon

    Federal Court of Canada rejects Bilcon’s application to stay proceedings, denying the Delaware company an early pay day The Sierra Club Canada Foundation and East Coast Environmental Law (ECELAW) and their legal council at EcoJustice are applauding the re ...

    2016-10-04 19:14

  3. Watch For Wildlife While Driving This Thanksgiving Weekend

    A new program from Sierra Club is asking Nova Scotian drivers to take extra care to prevent wildlife collisions over the Thanksgiving long weekend. “Summer may seem like the high season for wildlife on roads, but many species are on the move in October an ...

    2016-10-06 12:11

  4. Municipal Candidates promise HRM will look a lot greener according to Sierra Club survey

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 [Halifax, NS] – With the municipal election looming in HRM, candidates for council and mayor are extolling the importance of trees in the city. A questionnaire distributed by Halifax Diverse, a program of the Sierra Club Canada F ...

    2016-10-11 08:49

  5. SOSS Coalition Calls for Immediate Arms-Length Regulation to Protect Environment

    December 14, 2010 Halifax, NS- A coalition of environmental, First Nations and inshore fisheries organizations is calling on the Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and federal governments to act immediately on the Wells Inquiry recommendation that ar ...

    2017-12-14 16:17

  6. Fracking wells don't stand the test of time, experts say

    Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic June 1, 2014 Dr John Cherry, a hydrogeologist with the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), says fracking wells in Canada aren't built for the long haul; they tend to spring leaks. "In my view, well integrity i ...

    2014-06-01 14:43

  7. Blue whale receives honourable mention as Atlantic chiefs call for moratorium

    Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic July 17, 2014 "The Atlantic Salmon and the blue whales are both very precious creatures to our nations," said Chief Claude Jeannotte of Gespeg, Quebec. He spoke in Halifax on behalf of these two struggling spec ...

    2014-07-18 18:00

  8. Low calving rates among blue whales cause for concern

    The old get older and the young are never born Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic July 27, 2014 Each blue whale has a unique pattern of spots of its back, like a fingerprint or a nametag. These spots allow researchers to identify each whale as either a ne ...

    2014-07-27 17:22

  9. The perils of sharing our roadways

    Watch for Wildlife program puts untimely collisions in public eye Zack Metcalfe The Chronicle Herald August 14, 2016 In the early fall of last year, while driving home down the Bedford Highway, I saw something which I never quite forgot. The vehicles on t ...

    2016-08-16 13:04

  10. Watch for Wildlife joins an International Movement- by Dr. Fraser Shilling, Road Ecology Centre

    Dr. Fraser Shilling, Director of the Road Ecology Center and California Roadkill Observation System September 28, 2016 Watch for Wildlife Nova Scotia has joined a large and growing family of programs around the world working to reduce wildlife vehicle col ...

    2016-09-28 13:42