Anonymous's blog While Toronto may be famous for having green life veins flowing through its heart of forested ravines, the city is surrounded by a vulnerable mass of farmlands leased by developers and the federal government, (as a reserve for the Pi ...
Anonymous's blog By: Alyssa Beurling Beginning in the 1960’s as a result of algal blooms and nutrient management issues, Canada and the US began collaborating efforts to reduce the underlying problem- elevated phosphorus concentrations within the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...