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  1. Dan McDermott's Legacy as Freshwater Hero

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following blog was written by Kristina Jackson, Sierra Club Canada Foundation's National Operations Director, and long time friend and colleague of Dan McDermott. The Freshwater Hero 2017 award is a canoe-shaped piece of woo ...

    2017-06-18 00:54

  2. Celebrating “National Indigenous Peoples Day”: A step in the right direction

    Yvonne Ho's blog T he following article was written by Stephanie Hulse, Sierra Club Ontario's Environmental Outreach Intern. Before I begin this blog, I must preface that I will be referring to all non- Indigenous Peoples living in the “ land th ...

    2017-06-22 12:43

  3. Significant changes needed to tackle Lake Erie’s algal bloom problem

    Yvonne Ho's blog Lake Erie's algal blooms are hurting the lake's ecosystem, Ontario’s economy, and the health of communities that depend on it. The following article was written by Dr. Lino Grima, former professor of Water Resources Policy ...

    2017-11-24 12:30

  4. It's finally here: Greenbelt Plan 2017!

    Yvonne Ho's blog The (Greenbelt Plan's) amendments uphold the Greenbelt's most central legacy: its permanence. The following article was written by Thaia Jones, Sierra Club Ontario's Greenbelt Campaign Chair. HERE AT LAST!   On May 18t ...

    2017-06-22 16:57

  5. The case against urban sprawl in Midhurst, Simcoe County

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The  Minesing Wetlands  is a haven for wildlife in a denuded and biologically sterile environment, at risk of being washed over by shock waves of urban sprawl unleashed by a storm of developers’ greed." The following artic ...

    2017-06-23 13:10

  6. Sierra Club's Top Green Tips to Celebrate #Canada150

    Yvonne Ho's blog #Canada150 long weekend is finally here! While you're celebrating our wonderful country, don't forget to keep it clean and green! We’ve put together some simple green tips to help keep your festivities as earth-friendly as ...

    2017-06-30 15:39

  7. Red Flags Waving for Rouge National Urban Park

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by  Stephanie Hulse,  Sierra Club Ontario's Environmental Outreach Coordinator. Did you know that in the heart of Ontario’s  Greenbelt  - a swath of federal protected conservation land that reac ...

    2017-07-04 22:19

  8. Next Steps in progress for our truly amazing Greenbelt!

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Natural Heritage Systems planning is about maintaining, restoring and enhancing ecologically sustainable and resilient landscapes." The following article was written by Thaia Jones, Sierra Club Ontario's Greenbelt Cam ...

    2017-07-17 13:37

  9. Ontario Government Proposes Weak Agricultural and Natural Heritage System Mapping Frameworks for new Growth Plan

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The Growth Plan was intended to foster a more restrictive regulatory framework than the Provincial Policy Statement. This hope is clearly threatened for the two proposed mapping policies now under review." Currently, the O ...

    2017-08-31 15:20

  10. Say NO to radioactive nuclear waste trafficking in Canada and U.S.

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Transporting an unlimited amount of nuclear substances from OPG's facilities will place countless Ontarians at risk.  A small accident involving radioactive material  could have catastrophic consequences." Ontario Pow ...

    2017-08-31 15:23