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  1. Active Transportation

    Through the leadership of Sierra Club member David Laing and a keen group of local cyclists, Bike Brampton is in it's third year of operation. June is Bike Month, and Bike Brampton's signature event is Bike the Creek. Over 500 cyclists participa ...

    2016-06-27 15:20

  2. Highlighting Natural Heritage: the Credit Valley Trail

    Sierra Peel Members participate at local events, committees and roundtables to bring the voice of Sierra Club of Canada to the table in support of Watershed Health and Natural Heritage Preservation. Protection of river valleys and the ecological goods and ...

    2016-06-23 12:53

  3. Norval Quarry

    The Proposed Norval Quarry is located within the Greenbelt in North West Brampton, a small area rich in natural heritage along the Credit River valley. The proposed shale extraction site has a tributary of the Credit River running through it, along with o ...

    2016-06-23 12:58

  4. Growing the Urban River Greenbelt in Peel

    The Credit River is a special feature of Mississauga, and what could be more symbolic of the city’s wish to enjoy and protect its valued river than to grant it Provincial Greenbelt status?  But first, public awareness of this opportunity had to develop, a ...

    2016-06-23 11:58

  5. Contact Us

    Ontario Chapter- Sierra Club Canada Foundation Address: PO Box 2007 STN B Ottawa ON, K1P 5W3 Phone: 613-241-4611 Email: ontariochapter [at] sierraclub.ca Website: http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/ontario Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SierraClubON/ Twitter ...

    2018-01-19 17:45

  6. Come to the Pollinator Party at Heart Lake

    Annual Sierra Club Meadow Planting & Medicine Wheel Maintenance Heart Lake Conservation Area June 4th, 2016 10am to 2pm Community wildflower plantings are fun for families, individuals and groups! High school students are welcome to gain volunteer hou ...

    2016-06-22 18:57

  7. Grow our Greenbelt

    Did you know that Ontario has 1.8 million acres of protected farmland and green spaces surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe? It’s called the Greenbelt and it gives us clean water, healthy local food and $2.6 billion per year in ecological services. Si ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  8. Crombie’s Report To Ontario Government Clashes With Niagara Escarpment Commission Efforts to Control Quarries

    Kristina Jackson's blog By John Bacher Posted March 23 rd, 2016 on Niagara At Large (This is another in a series of piecess by John Bacher that Niagara At Large will be posting in the days and weeks ahead on  the recently released Crombie panel repor ...

    2016-06-22 18:59

  9. Save the Ojibway Tallgrass Prarie Complex and Protect Biodiversity

    Windsor’s Ojibway Tallgrass Prairie complex is a natural and national treasure. Pressured from all sides by urban development, Ojibway contains more biodiversity than does Algonquin Park or the Bruce Peninsula. At present it is a patchwork of protected an ...

    2016-04-19 19:58

  10. Crombie Panel’s ‘De-Freezing’ Proposal Threatens Ontario’s Precious Niagara Escarpment Lands

    Kristina Jackson's blog One of the most effective strengths of the 2005 Greenbelt Plan and Act responsible for its creation was the good impact they had on protecting the Niagara Escarpment from urban sprawl. In the preceding years, it had become app ...

    2016-03-18 17:53