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  1. Duffin Water Treatment Plant should clean-up its act for Lake Ontario

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    2014-11-26 12:10

  2. Brampton Incinerator Info @ Sierra Peel Group- March 10

    Please spread the word, plan to attend, and bring a friend or two, to this special presentation in March.    BRAMPTON'S PROPOSED INCINERATOR- AT WHAT COST?   Liz Benneian, founder of Ontario Zero Waste Coalition Tuesday March 10, 7 p.m. Region of Pee ...

    2015-02-27 13:47

  3. Provincial Greenbelt Review Meetings: kick-off in Waterloo (Mar25)

    From our friend Kevin Thomason with Waterloo’s Sunfish Neighbourhood Association— The provincial government announced the formal 10 Year Provincial Greenbelt Review today.  It looks really good with the government strongly supporting the Greenbelt and a b ...

    2015-03-04 13:17

  4. Prophetic Voice of Dr. Mike Carr Should Give Guidance in Greenbelt Review

    By John Bacher Photo: Urban Sprawl on Oak Ridges Moraine threatens health of Lake Ontario. B y: Mary Lou Bacher The province of Ontario is engaged in what is termed a decade long review of the Greenbelt Plan and its complimentary legislation, Places to Gr ...

    2015-03-10 21:27

  5. The Great Lakes Protection Act Must be Followed by Action

    With more than 80 percent of Ontario’s drinking water coming from Lake Ontario, Sierra Club and Ontario residents will be looking to the new Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) for guidance and action on Great Lakes stewardship and protection.  Link to Medi ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  6. Mississauga moves to protect lands around Credit River

    Rachael Williams, The Mississauga News The Mississauga News December 13, 2015 Mississauga council has voted unanimously to join the Ontario Greenbelt. On Dec. 9, City council endorsed a motion to expand the Provincial Greenbelt Plan Area by designating pu ...

    2015-12-17 08:48

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. Mississauga Urban Greenbelt Open House

    On Wednesday, May 27th the City of Mississauga will be hosting an Open House in the Living Arts Centre. The night will showcase what Mississauga has planned to expand the Urban Greenbelt down the Credit River to the lake. Sierra Club has been following th ...

    2016-04-21 10:17