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  1. Heartlake Pollinator Party- June 6, 2015!

    Come join us at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton on Saturday, June 6th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m! Learn about the Conservation Area, pollinator plants, and the Gitigaan Mashkiki Medicine Wheel Garden! Help remove invasive plant species and plant nativ ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  2. Grow the Greenbelt: Add Carruthers Headwaters Protection

      Sierra Club of Canada Foundation is working with Peter Rodrigues (former Pickering Regional Councillor, Ward 3) to protect the Carruthers Creek Headwaters which run through Pickering. The letter below was submitted to Richard Stromberg from the Ministry ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  3. Grow the Greenbelt- We've Submitted Comments on the 2015 Coordinated Review!

    The commenting period for the 2015 Coordinated Review is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation has made a submission in support of Greenbelt growth and expansion.  Below is a summary of the submission.   Moratorium on Expansion of Urban Developm ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  4. Our Natural Capital Program has a NEW Promo Video!

    Check out our cool new promo video on our YouTube Chanel!! For more information on our Natural Capital Program click here. Thank you to Community Foundation Mississauga for funding video production.   Ontario Chapter ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  5. Pollinator Progress at Heart Lake Conservation Area

    Earlier this June we partnered with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to host a Pollinator Party at Heart Lake Conservation Area. The weather was great and we were thankful to have the 19 volunteers from Peel region who helped with light ga ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  6. Great Lakes Public Binational Forum- the "Cole's Notes"

    By: Thaia Jones, Sierra Peel Photo: Thaia with her brainstorming group, HOMES (acronym for the Great Lakes names), at the October GL Forum The Great Lakes Forum was a hugely informative and intensive event, with two days of science and progress reports an ...

    2016-10-20 15:34

  7. Pickering Airport/ Duffins Creek [Archived]

    Land in North Pickering was expropriated during the 1970's to be used as an airport. The plans were contested from the start and citizens stopped the original proposal. Now, thirty years later the issue has resurfaced. This time it is not only the la ...

    2017-11-21 14:32

  8. Coal Fire Plant Phase Out [Archived]

    In Ontario, coal power plants supply approximately 10% of the energy used to power factories, homes and businesses. However, the negative environmental effects of burning coal are well known: increasing CO2 and methane concentrations in the atmosphere and ...

    2017-11-21 14:32

  9. Waste Diversion [Archived]

    The manner in which we deal with our ''waste" is a key part of the foundation of a sustainable world.  Isn't sustainability another word for balance? We must learn how to use the world's resources such as wood, rocks, metals and o ...

    2017-11-21 14:33

  10. Forests and Wildlife [Archived]

    Canada's most important natural resource is its forests which provide timber, pulpwood, wildlife habitat and a wealth of recreational opportunities. But the forests are not limitless and all Canadians must share a renewed commitment to their wise use ...

    2017-11-23 12:59