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  1. Fogarty's Cove Quarry

    February 3, 2016 The Fogarty's Cove (AKA Black Point) Quarry in Guysborou gh County is a large export quarry which will have major impacts on the l andscape,  seascape, and other industries such as tourism and fishing. Fogarty's Cove is memorail ...

    2016-02-10 11:39

  2. Summary of Specific Changes Proposed for Amending the Mineral Resources Act for Nova Scotia

    January 20, 2015 This document outlines in detail the changes we wish to see in a modern and effective Mineral Resources Act (MRA). As much as possible, in Section 1 of this document, we have offered recommendations in the order in which the Act is writte ...

    2016-02-10 12:40

  3. PEI Sierra Club to Celebrate 'International Leap Day' Feb 29

    PEI Sierra Club invites Islanders to sign the Leap Manifesto and mark their calendars for February 29, 2016 as “International Leap Day", a day of events to demand action on climate change.    At the UN Paris climate negotiations in December 2015, a t ...

    2016-03-30 09:24

  4. The View From Paris, Apr. 11, 2016

    Language English A video recording of the first in our PARIS NOW series, held Apr. 11, 2016 at the Halifax Central Library. Panelists, Apr. 11th: Catherine Abreu- Energy Campaign Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre Lil MacPherson- Owner, The Wooden Monkey ...

    2016-05-19 15:45

  5. Sierra Club, ECELAW to Intervene in Judicial Review of NAFTA Tribunal Decision on Digby Quarry

    The Federal Court of Canada has granted the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation and East Coast Environmental Law (ECELAW) standing to intervene in a key environmental case with international consequences. Ecojustice lawyers will be working on behalf of the i ...

    2016-06-02 15:46

  6. Submission to Centre Plan from Sierra Club Canada Foundation – Atlantic Chapter

    May 31, 2016 In Halifax, the naïve discourse about sustainability seems to be rooted in the notion that there is the need to counter to “bad” sprawl.  The discourse around solutions is just as naïve and seems largely limited to densification by way of bui ...

    2016-06-07 10:25

  7. Environmental groups express solidarity with Pictou Landing First Nation

    June 12, 2014 K'JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX)- The Ecology Action Centre, Sierra Club Atlantic Canada, and Council of Canadians express their solidarity with Pictou Landing First Nation and neighbouring communities in their fight to defend and clean up their ho ...

    2016-06-09 14:58

  8. WHY PARKS MATTER- A SPEED-DATING STYLE LEARNING EVENT

    City parks matter for many reasons! Learn from a range of experts why parks are important to people and the environment. At this speed-dating style event, groups of attendees will be rotated through to learn from a series of 8-minute "dates" wit ...

    2016-06-17 17:05

  9. From Pipes to Parks

    PLANifax video from Pipes to Parks Halifax is a wet city! And when all that rain, snow, slush, sleet, etc is done soaking through your clothes, it all ends up somewhere. PLANifax teams up with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Halifax Diverse, and Halifa ...

    2016-06-20 10:19

  10. Staff

    Gretchen Fitzgerald- Director Gretchen Fitzgerald is the Director of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation. Her work focuses on environmental impacts of mines, volunteer engagement, and climate change. Having grown up in norther ...

    2016-06-29 14:32