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  1. Ontario’s Greenbelt Through Niagara And Beyond – As Controversial As It May Be To Some Farmers and Land Developers – Must Be Expanded

    John Bacher Niagara At Large January 15, 2015 In the 2015 Greenbelt Review one of the most important objectives should be to expand the Greenbelt on lands within the watershed based borders of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA.) These lan ...

    2015-04-22 14:56

  2. If You Care About Protecting Green Lands, Be There At Upcoming Public Consultation Sessions On Greenbelt Protection In Niagara

    Dr John Bacher Niagara At Large March 6, 2015   Many people care for our wounded earth here in the Niagara Region, but frequently despair about what can be done to preserve and protect it. Farmlands are gobbled up, forests are slashed and streams are ento ...

    2015-05-05 23:44

  3. Harper Goes Far Too Slow – Says All But ‘No’ – To Sound Plan For Canada’s Energy Future

    John Bacher Niagara At Large July 6, 2015 An obscure regulation will come into effect this July as a result of an initiative of the Conservative government of Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper. It prohibits the construction of any new coal burning e ...

    2015-07-22 10:53

  4. Living on tree-lined streets has health benefits, study finds

    Using data from Toronto, researchers find having 10 more trees on your block has health benefits akin to $10,000 raise or being seven years younger. Geoffrey Vendeville Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Jul 13 2015 The Toronto Star July 13, 2015   "By ...

    2015-09-30 15:54

  5. Mississauga moves to protect lands around Credit River

    Rachael Williams, The Mississauga News The Mississauga News December 13, 2015 Mississauga council has voted unanimously to join the Ontario Greenbelt. On Dec. 9, City council endorsed a motion to expand the Provincial Greenbelt Plan Area by designating pu ...

    2015-12-17 08:48

  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. Sierra Club Supports Provincial Proposal To Grow The Greenbelt In Niagara, Ontario

    Proposal to add 2,280 acres to the Greenbelt supported by Niagara Region (Ontario) Sierra Club Rejects Regional Government’s & Developers’ Requests To Remove Land From Greenbelt Protection Doug Draper Niagara At Large October 19, 2016 Niagara, Ontario ...

    2016-10-21 09:20

  9. The Great Lakes Protection Act Must be Followed by Action

    With more than 80 percent of Ontario’s drinking water coming from Lake Ontario, Sierra Club and Ontario residents will be looking to the new Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) for guidance and action on Great Lakes stewardship and protection.  Link to Medi ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  10. Liquid Nuclear Waste Convoys: A Threat to the Waters of the Great Lakes

    Over two dozen non-governmental organizations from Canada and the United States are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama to postpone or cancel an unprecedented series of shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Ontario ...

    2016-10-04 19:11