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  1. Living on tree-lined streets has health benefits, study finds

    Using data from Toronto, researchers find having 10 more trees on your block has health benefits akin to $10,000 raise or being seven years younger. Geoffrey Vendeville Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Jul 13 2015 The Toronto Star July 13, 2015   "By ...

    2015-09-30 15:54

  2. We've Commented on Bill 66- The Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

    The commenting period for the Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation made a submission last week during the public hearings before the Standing Committee on General Government. Submission below: Bill ...

    2015-09-30 15:49

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Crombie’s Report To Ontario Government Clashes With Niagara Escarpment Commission Efforts to Control Quarries

    Kristina Jackson's blog By John Bacher Posted March 23 rd, 2016 on Niagara At Large (This is another in a series of piecess by John Bacher that Niagara At Large will be posting in the days and weeks ahead on  the recently released Crombie panel repor ...

    2016-06-22 18:59

  7. Grow our Greenbelt

    Did you know that Ontario has 1.8 million acres of protected farmland and green spaces surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe? It’s called the Greenbelt and it gives us clean water, healthy local food and $2.6 billion per year in ecological services. Si ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  8. Come to the Pollinator Party at Heart Lake

    Annual Sierra Club Meadow Planting & Medicine Wheel Maintenance Heart Lake Conservation Area June 4th, 2016 10am to 2pm Community wildflower plantings are fun for families, individuals and groups! High school students are welcome to gain volunteer hou ...

    2016-06-22 18:57

  9. Contact Us

    Ontario Chapter- Sierra Club Canada Foundation Address: PO Box 2007 STN B Ottawa ON, K1P 5W3 Phone: 613-241-4611 Email: ontariochapter [at] sierraclub.ca Website: http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/ontario Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SierraClubON/ Twitter ...

    2018-01-19 17:45

  10. Growing the Urban River Greenbelt in Peel

    The Credit River is a special feature of Mississauga, and what could be more symbolic of the city’s wish to enjoy and protect its valued river than to grant it Provincial Greenbelt status?  But first, public awareness of this opportunity had to develop, a ...

    2016-06-23 11:58