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  1. MISSISSAUGA MOVES TO JOIN THE GREENBELT

    By Dan McDermott, Ontario Chapter Director At its December meeting the City of Mississauga’s Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) passed on to Mississauga Council a recommendation to apply to add the City’s publicly owned Credit River and Etobicoke Cree ...

    2014-01-29 14:35

  2. Toronto's Lost Rivers

    (Photo by Lake Ontario W aterkeeper) Don't miss a talk on "Toronto's Lost Rivers"   Wednesday, February 5th at 7pm. At Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 4.   Toronto's Lost Rivers include Christie Pits, Garrison Creek, Taddle Cree ...

    2014-01-30 12:58

  3. FIGHTING ILLEGAL LOGGING WITH NUMBERS

    A USA law, the Lacey Act, has shown to be effective in decreasing the trade of illegal wood products.  This story shows how Canada can also be making steps towards prevention. Earlier this month, Congress did something it hasn’t done in years – pass a bud ...

    2014-01-31 14:38

  4. 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

  5. Save Niagara’s Green Lifeline

    By John Bacher From the raging torrents of the Niagara River to the placid Welland Canal one can walk for ten miles through the wooded forest gardens of the Niagara Escarpment. Here in some patches, old growth giant oaks and maples soar above wild ginger ...

    2014-05-13 09:37

  6. Veteran Sierra Club Ontario Volunteer Larry Allan Caldwell Dies at 45

    The recent passing of Sierra Club Ontario, Niagara Region Group Chair Larry Caldwell was sudden and unexpected. Larry was just 45. He had lived with diabetes for many years, but the disease did little to limit Larry’s work on behalf of Mother Earth and hi ...

    2014-05-15 10:52

  7. Sierra Club’s John Bacher Receives Forestry Award

    Photo of John Bacher (on right) receiving award from David Milton, Executive Director of Ontario Professional Foresters Association By Dan McDermott Sierra Club Ontario Greenbelt campaigner, Dr. John Bacher received the Ontario Professional Foresters Asso ...

    2014-05-26 21:22

  8. Green Bins Critical to Mitigating Climate Change (Video)

    Sierra Club's Waste Diversion Expert, Rob Muir, continues to emphasize the necessity of waste diversion to combat climate change.  Local government has an important role in making it happen, however, the key is developing sustainable consumer behavio ...

    2014-07-04 11:54

  9. Save David Dunlap Forest

    Walk  To Save Southern Ontario’s Vanishing Forests. By John Bacher Today we have a bizarre situation where hard wrested environmental progress is being turned back. This is the shrinking of Southern Ontario’s forests, in the fertile agricultural area sout ...

    2014-08-21 13:22

  10. Things are abuzz in Peel Region

    SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA – PEEL REGION GROUP      2014 Calendar                http://ontario.sierraclub.ca/en/peel-region-group   https://www.facebook.com/SierraClubPeel Sierra Meeting Dates 2014:    2nd Tuesday each month, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, 7 ...

    2014-09-03 10:02