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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Can’t We Just Say No?

    Gretchen Fitzgerald's blog Thirteen years ago, I was hired as a consultant to provide expert advice on the impacts of the Digby Quarry. The local community had become alarmed about the quarry when they heard about plans to build a marine terminal at ...

    2016-08-03 14:46

  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. Sierra Club Canada Foundation Asks People to Re-Imagine Halifax Harbour

    World Oceans Day, June 8, 2016 Halifax, NS – In honour of World Oceans Day, Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation with support from Halifax Water is launching a program to engage citizens in re-connecting with Halifax Harbour. Harbours are oft ...

    2016-08-16 13:29