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  1. Ontario Passes Regs to Protect Pollinators

    Anonymous's blog   By Kristina Jackson   This month Ontario passed the first North American regulations on neonicotinoid pesticides that are tied to pollinator loss. “Neonics”, as they are often called, are a synthetic pesticide first created in the ...

    2015-06-19 11:14

  2. 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

  3. We Marched for Jobs, Justice and the Climate- and made history!

    Anonymous's blog Written by: Alyssa Beurling This past Sunday over 10,000 people (some reports saying closer to 15,000) flooded Toronto to take a stand for climate justice and a green economy. The march began in Queen’s Park outside Ontario’s legisla ...

    2016-03-30 13:38

  4. 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

  5. A Day on Ward's Island with Dan McDermott and Friends

    Gretchen Fitzgerald's blog This past weekend, the Ontario Chapter hosted a lovely event on Ward Island (a quick ferry ride from downtown Toronto)  to celebrate the legacy of Dan McDermott, who has spent 18 years working for Sierra Club and 40 years i ...

    2016-10-05 17:45

  6. ENERGY EAST ENDED… DISASTER AVERTED

    Christine Elwell's blog With news that  TransCanada pulled its applications for Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipelines (link is external), the Harper era, pre Paris Climate Accord and oil at $100 a barrel, is over. Indeed, the fossil fuel future ...

    2017-10-25 22:27

  7. Dan McDermott: Great Hiker and Defender of Ontario’s Rural Landscapes

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following is a tribute to Dan McDermott, Sierra Club Ontario's Former Chapter Director, written by a long time friend and colleague, John Bacher. Although I  had the pleasure of knowing Dan McDermott for 40 years, it is in t ...

    2017-01-20 14:46

  8. Remembering Dan McDermott- Former Chapter Director, Sierra Club Ontario

    Yvonne Ho's blog Dan McDermott (May 6, 1947- January 4, 2017)   Dan McDermott, Sierra Club Canada’s Ontario Chapter Director for 13 years, passed away peacefully on January 4th 2017. It is wonderful to see his influential life mentioned in these post ...

    2017-05-05 19:52

  9. 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

  10. 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