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  1. Harper Goes Far Too Slow – Says All But ‘No’ – To Sound Plan For Canada’s Energy Future

    John Bacher Niagara At Large July 6, 2015 An obscure regulation will come into effect this July as a result of an initiative of the Conservative government of Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper. It prohibits the construction of any new coal burning e ...

    2015-07-22 10:53

  2. Happy Birthday Greenbelt!

    Anonymous's blog By: Thaia Jones Speech to be given at the Greenbelt Celebration on February 28th at Mississauga's Celebration Square:  Happy 9th Birthday Greenbelt!  I’m Thaia Jones of Sierra Club of Peel.  I’m excited to be here even though I ...

    2014-02-28 13:03

  3. Guided Bird Nature Walk July 26- Heart Lake Conservation Area

    Ever wonder who is tweeting at you?  (No not on twitter)  Come find out with us on Saturday, July 26!  Discover the trails at Heart Lake Conservation Area, and learn about birds and other features in the area with avid naturalist and birder, Bob Noble.    ...

    2014-09-08 13:38

  4. Guest Post: Radioactive Waste... Rolling Through Your Town?

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published on Sierra Club U.S.'s blog, written by Carol Polsgrove.  That truck next to you on the highway may contain “the most radioactively hazardous materials on Earth”. Trucks full of liqu ...

    2017-03-07 11:05

  5. Guest Post: Ontario's Good Fortune- Appreciating the Greenbelt's Natural Capital

    Yvonne Ho's blog Sierra Club Ontario is a strong advocate of Greenbelt protection, and is an active member on the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. The following article discusses the various social and environmental benefits that the Greenbelt provides to ...

    2017-02-02 15:55

  6. Guest Post: One million cubic meters of Radioactive Waste to be deposited in "Near Surface Disposal Facility" next to Ottawa River

    Yvonne Ho's blog ".. The consortium proposes a  “ Near Surface Disposal Facility ” (NSDF), a mound of one million cubic meters of nuclear waste on a hillside draining into the already highly contaminated Perch Creek wetlands, less than 1 km from ...

    2017-12-18 10:35

  7. Guest Post: Canada gets to dump its nuclear waste in South Carolina

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published in Sierra Club U.S. website, written by Carol Polsgrove. A judge has given the U.S. Department of Energy the green light to  begin transporting highly radioactive liquid waste  from Onta ...

    2017-03-07 11:03

  8. 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

  9. Grow the Greenbelt: Add Carruthers Headwaters Protection

      Sierra Club of Canada Foundation is working with Peter Rodrigues (former Pickering Regional Councillor, Ward 3) to protect the Carruthers Creek Headwaters which run through Pickering. The letter below was submitted to Richard Stromberg from the Ministry ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Grow the Greenbelt- We've Submitted Comments on the 2015 Coordinated Review!

    The commenting period for the 2015 Coordinated Review is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation has made a submission in support of Greenbelt growth and expansion.  Below is a summary of the submission.   Moratorium on Expansion of Urban Developm ...

    2016-04-21 10:17