Chapter News Releases

lun, 2015-03-23 10:18
TORONTO – Sierra Club’s #SaveTheBees campaign took a giant step forward today with the introduction of new regulations by the Ontario government. RELATED: Read the Government of Ontario News Release, March 23, 2015 "These regulations will restrict the use of dangerous, bee-killing pesticides on corn and soybean crops," said John...
jeu, 2015-02-26 10:59
Taking matters into their own hands, Grade 6 students in Halifax raised $512.50 for blue whale research and public awareness in Atlantic CanadaFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 26, 2015HALIFAX -- Thanks to the creativity of Matthew Szeto’s Grade 6 classroom at Sir Charles Tupper Elementary in Halifax, blue whale B392 will hereafter be...
mar, 2015-02-17 19:46
Toronto, ON – Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF) welcomes the Government of Ontario’s Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA), reintroduced at Queen’s Park today. The real challenge will follow. Ontario’s reality as the jurisdiction with the largest Great Lakes geographical presence has provided the province with a...
mer, 2015-02-11 14:25
Webinar: Extreme Water Levels on the Upper Great Lakes? Gone for Good?     DATE: February 17, 2015     TIME: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST     REGISTRATION: The direct link to register is here If you’d like to chat with Roger or Mary for a preview or if you would like further information here is their contact...
ven, 2015-02-06 15:56
OTTAWA – The new climate proposal from Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is a mixed blessing. It is great to finally hear a plan--unfortunately, it's not new at all. The federal government set targets and sat down with the provinces in 1998. It resulted in six years of meetings and little else. It too tried to both reduce emissions...
jeu, 2015-02-05 15:34
Government members of the Federal Standing Committee on Health are using their majority to force a very quick review of the Pest Control Products Act (the law that governs the licensing of pesticides in Canada).The 'review' will only consist of three brief sessions (about 6 hours) and will likely be over by the end of the week....
jeu, 2014-12-18 19:32
MEDIA RELEASE / December 18, 2014Sierra Club Canada applauds today's announcement of conditions for a fracking moratorium in New Brunswick. New Brunswick Premier Gallant announced tough conditions for the moratorium today, joining Nova Scotia in banning the practice."New Brunswickers went to the wall to obtain a fracking...
mar, 2014-11-25 10:55
TORONTO – The global campaign to ban neonicotinoid pesticides took a big step forward in Ontario today. The provincial government -- using its own pesticide control legislation -- will reduce the use of neonicotinoid pesticides by 80%.The Sierra Club Canada Foundation looks forward to participating in the public consultation in...
mer, 2014-11-12 10:38
OTTAWA – Toxic laundry detergent pods that threaten children is not Canadians only choice. Canadians should know there is a safe, nontoxic and environmentally sustainable product invented and produced in Canada. Sierra Club Canada Foundation has a strategic partnership with Dizolve – a Canadian company that produces an...
mer, 2014-11-05 02:33
OTTAWA – More than 110,000 people have told Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) not to register flupyradifurone, Bayer's latest bee-killing pesticide.Over the past three weeks, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, David Suzuki Foundation and SumOfUs.org spearheaded a campaign to inform the public of the...

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