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  1. Fixed utility rates will provide no incentive for conserving energy consumption

    The Star published an article Energy board proposal for fixed hydro rates called “Robin Hood in Reverse” in the Business section on Tuesday.   In a recent draft report, the Ontario Energy Board proposes a fixed monthly rate for utilities rather than charg ...

    2016-02-03 12:49

  2. Finalists Announced for Art Exhibition on the Theme of Climate Change

    One Earth, One Chance: Announcing the finalists for the art exhibition on the  theme of Climate Change sponsored by Sierra Club Canada Foundation in  partnership with Rebecca Gallery. Twenty-two artists have been selected to participate in the climate cha ...

    2016-06-24 17:52

  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. Expanding Ontario's Greenbelt into Simcoe County: Defending the Peacemaker's World

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The Peacemaker's World can only be protected by the direct action of the Ontario government putting rural lands in Simcoe into Ontario's Greenbelt, which would protect such natural wonders as the Minesing Wetlands... ...

    2017-11-17 20:12

  5. Executive Committee

    John Bacher- Chapter Chair  John has been an active environmentalist since the early 1970 's, working primarily on issues involving the protection of the landscape of Southern Ontario. This has led to some quite varied forms of environmental activism ...

    2018-01-31 00:09

  6. Excerpts from 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

    Over two dozen non-governmental organizations from Canada and the United States are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama to postpone or cancel an unprecedented series of shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Ontario ...

    2016-10-04 19:35

  7. Environment and Diversity Program [Archived]

    Sierra Club Ontario (SCO) is a collaborative partner in the Environment and Diversity Project. The SCO is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion within the organization and in our outreach. The E&D Project is an exciting four-year collaborativ ...

    2017-11-23 13:00

  8. ENGOs Unite to Protect the Great Lakes at the People's Great Lakes Summit 2.0

    Yvonne Ho's blog Together with Sierra Club Ontario’s Chapter Coordinator, Yvonne Ho and Great Lakes Campaign Chair, Lino Grima, I had the pleasure of attending The People's Great Lakes Summit 2.0, hosted by the Canadian Environmental Law Associa ...

    2017-11-24 12:37

  9. Engage in a Greenbelt Review Near You

    Anonymous's blog   For more information on the Review and ways to participate go to: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page10882.aspx   (or the MMAH website) For more information on our wonderful Greenbelt: http://www.greenbelt.ca/ For studies on some of the ...

    2015-03-23 12:32

  10. 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