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  1. Lake Simcoe sprawl plan a.k.a Proposed Amd. 1 for Greater Golden Horseshoe

    January 31, 2011 The “Proposed Amendment 1 to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe” is a plan for more sprawl development in the Lake Simcoe watershed.  See SCO's letter submitted against the approval to the Ontario Gorwth Secretariat, Ja ...

    2011-02-01 12:46

  2. Join us for a spring garbage cleanup!

    Join us at Paradise Park in Ajax on May 2nd for a spring garbage clean-up (See map for details)! This is a great opportunity to enhance your community and waterways, care for the environment and see some of the great restoration work being done at Paradis ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  3. Join Our Membership

    One Earth, One Chance- why not do your part? It is clear that Canada and the world have reached a tipping point and that action is now more important than ever to protect the Earth and the special places we and other creatures call home. At Sierra Club, w ...

    2017-10-19 15:02

  4. Join In Walk To Grow Greenbelt

    By John Bacher Image source: Friends of the Greenbelt On Saturday, September 27th, at 2pm, a walk will be held to grow the Greenbelt as recommended by a motion of the City of Thorold Council. Walkers and cyclists will assemble at the outside the Indian Fl ...

    2014-09-05 13:34

  5. It’s official: Coal is kaput in Ontario

    From our friends at Ontario Clean Air Alliance: On April 8th, the Thunder Bay Generating Station burned its last lump of coal  marking the end of an era in Ontario. Thunder Bay was the last of the province’s five dirty coal-fired generating stations to cl ...

    2014-04-15 15:51

  6. It's finally here: Greenbelt Plan 2017!

    Yvonne Ho's blog The (Greenbelt Plan's) amendments uphold the Greenbelt's most central legacy: its permanence. The following article was written by Thaia Jones, Sierra Club Ontario's Greenbelt Campaign Chair. HERE AT LAST!   On May 18t ...

    2017-06-22 16:57

  7. Is multi lake regulation a feasible or even a good idea?

    November 25, 2011 Bill Bialkowski, an engineer with extensive professional expertise dealing with flow dynamics, reviews the International Joint Commission's summary of multi-lake management for the Great Lakes and poses some interesting questions. ( ...

    2011-12-08 10:26

  8. Invasive Asian Carp threaten Canadian waters

    Mary Muter's blog By Mary Muter, Chair, Great Lakes Section, Sierra Club Canada Foundation   The US Army Corps of Engineers recently released a report on options to prevent the very invasive Asian Carp from getting into not just the Great Lakes but a ...

    2014-03-28 14:22

  9. Information on Georgian bay water levels

    For those seeking information on Georgian Bay water levels, there are 3 slideshow presentations attached below.   There are also a series of videos you can watch on the CTV News Barrie website: http://www.ctvbarrie.ca/georgian-bay-series/   0KB Attachment ...

    2012-11-20 16:13

  10. If You Care About Protecting Green Lands, Be There At Upcoming Public Consultation Sessions On Greenbelt Protection In Niagara

    Dr John Bacher Niagara At Large March 6, 2015   Many people care for our wounded earth here in the Niagara Region, but frequently despair about what can be done to preserve and protect it. Farmlands are gobbled up, forests are slashed and streams are ento ...

    2015-05-05 23:44