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  1. Greenbelt Survives Niagara Meeting

    Anonymous's blog In St. Catharines a meeting was held for the provincial plan review for the Ontario Greenbelt on April 15th, and was attended by about 350 people. This large attendance was quite important, since the meeting attracted around 80 oppon ...

    2015-05-19 21:37

  2. 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

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. Guest Post: Canada gets to dump its nuclear waste in South Carolina

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published in Sierra Club U.S. website, written by Carol Polsgrove. A judge has given the U.S. Department of Energy the green light to  begin transporting highly radioactive liquid waste  from Onta ...

    2017-03-07 11:03

  7. 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

  8. Guest Post: Ontario's Good Fortune- Appreciating the Greenbelt's Natural Capital

    Yvonne Ho's blog Sierra Club Ontario is a strong advocate of Greenbelt protection, and is an active member on the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. The following article discusses the various social and environmental benefits that the Greenbelt provides to ...

    2017-02-02 15:55

  9. Guest Post: Radioactive Waste... Rolling Through Your Town?

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published on Sierra Club U.S.'s blog, written by Carol Polsgrove.  That truck next to you on the highway may contain “the most radioactively hazardous materials on Earth”. Trucks full of liqu ...

    2017-03-07 11:05

  10. Guided Bird Nature Walk July 26- Heart Lake Conservation Area

    Ever wonder who is tweeting at you?  (No not on twitter)  Come find out with us on Saturday, July 26!  Discover the trails at Heart Lake Conservation Area, and learn about birds and other features in the area with avid naturalist and birder, Bob Noble.    ...

    2014-09-08 13:38