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  1. Leaders Promise a 40% Reduction of Phosphorus in Lake Erie by 2025

    Anonymous's blog   By: Alyssa Beurling   Beginning in the 1960’s as a result of algal blooms and nutrient management issues, Canada and the US began collaborating efforts to reduce the underlying problem- elevated phosphorus concentrations within the ...

    2015-06-19 11:13

  2. Ontario Passes Regs to Protect Pollinators

    Anonymous's blog   By Kristina Jackson   This month Ontario passed the first North American regulations on neonicotinoid pesticides that are tied to pollinator loss. “Neonics”, as they are often called, are a synthetic pesticide first created in the ...

    2015-06-19 11:14

  3. 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

  4. Pickering Nuclear: A Cracking Bad Idea

    Extending the operations of the Pickering Nuclear plant for up to an additional 10 years beyond its designed life of 2014-2016 is a Cracking Bad Idea. This is the position of Sierra Club Canada’s Ontario Chapter as it participates in the current Canadian ...

    2016-02-09 13:38

  5. We Marched for Jobs, Justice and the Climate- and made history!

    Anonymous's blog Written by: Alyssa Beurling This past Sunday over 10,000 people (some reports saying closer to 15,000) flooded Toronto to take a stand for climate justice and a green economy. The march began in Queen’s Park outside Ontario’s legisla ...

    2016-03-30 13:38

  6. Michigan lawmakers sound alarm over Canada's proposal to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron

    Jonathan Oosting http://www.mlive.com/ September 30, 2013 LANSING, MI-- Two Michigan lawmakers are speaking out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from the shores of Lake Huron. State Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D- ...

    2016-03-30 14:15

  7. Claremont residents on two sides of possible development

    City of Pickering makes submissions on Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine plans Kristen Calis Pickering News Advertiser June 3, 2015 DURHAM-- More than 200 residents in Claremont want to see a piece of the Oak Ridges Moraine remain protected in the hamlet. The ...

    2016-04-21 09:54

  8. Spring Activities in Ajax

    Last year with funding from RBC's Blue Water Grants, Sierra Club Ontario joined Town of Ajax, and Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to remove stormwater outflow pipes along Ajax’s beaches and replace them with bioswales to help improve water qu ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. Natural Capital Events in Peel

    As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment   and Community Foundation Mississauga Grants. April ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Positive Caledon Review Follow-up

      Below is a cheery update following the Caledon Review meeting last Thursday night on March 26th.    "Hello Sierra friends and supporters, The Greenbelt Review event on Thursday night, March 26th, in Caledon was crowded, maybe 300 there, with many p ...

    2016-04-21 10:17