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  1. Sierra Club Celebrates Ontario’s Greenbelt with cake, soup, and a hike in Niagara’s Carolinian old growth forest

    Yvonne Ho's blog The Celebration On the afternoon of October 28th, on St. Catharine’s' Lockhart Drive in a threatened Carolinian Old Growth Forest north of the Niagara Escarpment, the Sierra Club celebrated a major environmental victory. This wa ...

    2017-11-10 16:34

  2. 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

  3. Guest Post: One million cubic meters of Radioactive Waste to be deposited in "Near Surface Disposal Facility" next to Ottawa River

    Yvonne Ho's blog ".. The consortium proposes a  “ Near Surface Disposal Facility ” (NSDF), a mound of one million cubic meters of nuclear waste on a hillside draining into the already highly contaminated Perch Creek wetlands, less than 1 km from ...

    2017-12-18 10:35

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

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick'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 ...

    2018-03-27 13:08

  5. Sierra Club Canada Foundation: History of Successes

    From coast to coast, Sierra Club Canada Foundation staff and volunteers in all 5 of our Chapters have worked hard for years, campaigning to protect endangered Blue Whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, to ban the use of bee killing neonicotinoid pesticide ...

    2017-11-30 17:05

  6. Sierra activist nearly expelled from Land Use Planning meeting for planned development project in Niagara

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt Campaign leader at Sierra Club Ontario, and a member of the  Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS). "Environmentalists believe the overall development c ...

    2017-11-29 17:15

  7. Ticket Giveaway for BLUEFIN- an Extraordinary Eco-Documentary

    Bluefin Trailer Sierra Club Ontario is partnering with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema to giveaway tickets to BLUEFIN- a Canadian eco-doc extraordinaire- produced by Director John Hopkins and to be shown on December 19th. To win a pair of tickets: Tell us in 3 ...

    2017-12-12 23:46

  8. BREAKING NEWS: Government of Ontario looking to expand Greenbelt by one third to protect water resources

    Yvonne Ho's blog The official announcement came on December 7th.   The province is proposing to grow the Greenbelt by up to another 345,000 hectares (see Figure 1), adding on to the 810,000 hectares already in permanent existence plus the extra 10,00 ...

    2017-12-14 15:03

  9. Sierra Club's Urban River Valley and Greenbelt Celebration Goes On at Mississauga's Environmental Appreciation Evening

    Yvonne Ho's blog "...The more we all know about and love the ecosystem that embeds and surrounds us, the more we feel that we are a part of it, the more we will see ways to enjoy, protect, and enhance what we have..." Hot on the heels of th ...

    2017-12-18 15:13

  10. "Canada's Oceans: Towards 2020"- Protecting Canada's Oceans through the Power of Science, Art, and Policy

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog " Let's change our national motto- "From sea to sea" forgets that we have three oceans; the Arctic is largest part of our coastline. We're an ocean nation, if ...

    2017-12-21 16:05