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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Ontario Greenbelt is a great success, but is its future secure?

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published in August 2016 on Sierra Club Canada Foundation's blog. At almost 2 million acres, it’s the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt.  Dan McDermott, who is just stepping dow ...

    2017-02-21 15:37

  5. ACTION ALERT: Oppose Proposed Reductions in Protected Area of Ontario’s Greenbelt

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt advocate and a member of Sierra Club Ontario. Through a threefold series of announcements a process has been set in motion which could result in substantial reductions t ...

    2017-02-25 00:17

  6. A Victory for Farmlands and the Niagara Escarpment

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Lost Resources equal lost jobs." The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher of the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS), and originally published on The Media Co-op. Although not captured by the majo ...

    2017-03-22 16:50

  7. ACTION ALERT: Act Now to Protect our Greenbelt from Costly Urban Sprawl

    Yvonne Ho's blog Going from Greenbelt to a ‘Swiss Cheese belt’... On Monday March 20th, the development industry hosted a lobby day at Queen’s Park to drive home the message that land in and around the Greenbelt is essential to avert the growing hous ...

    2017-03-22 10:30

  8. UPDATE: OPG's Proposed Deep Geological Repository Project near Lake Huron rejected by CEAA

    Yvonne Ho's blog In 2013, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) proposed to construct, operate, and ultimately decommission and abandon a deep geological repository (DGR) for low- and intermediatelevel radioactive waste. The repository would accommodate was ...

    2017-09-26 09:58

  9. Niagara's Escarpment-Decew Falls Forest, Largest Remaining Woodland in St. Catharines, at Risk of Losing "Natural Area" Designation and Protection

    Yvonne Ho's blog The Escarpment-Decew Falls Forest- which  has been identified as an Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESA) in the Niagara Region, and  is the largest remaining woodland in the City of St. Catharines-  has been the subject of a 40-year ...

    2017-05-25 22:28

  10. Potential Revival of Mid-Peninsula Expressway Threatens Ontario's Greenbelt and Local Habitats

    Yvonne Ho's blog “A Politician only thinks of the next election... A Leader thinks of the next generation.”  Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, has shown support for the shelved Mid-Peninsula Expressway- representing a threat to Ontario's Greenbe ...

    2017-05-09 23:12