Halifax Diverse

Halifax Diverse creates opportunities for the public to learn about, engage with, and contribute to urban green spaces in the Halifax Regional Municipality. See our blog (found here) for information on upcoming events, past events, and occasionally, information about environmental happenings in HRM.

Sierra Club Québec s'oppose à l'assujettissement des OSBL à la loi sur le lobbyisme

Sierra Club Quebec opposes the submission of non for profits to Quebec lobbying laws


Le 10 février, Sierra Club Québec a défendu, devant le Commissaire au lobbyisme du Québec, son opposition à l'assujettissement des OSBL à la Loi sur la transparence en matière de lobbysime, tel que suggéré dans le projet de loi no 56.

Dans la présente Loi sur la transparence en matière de lobbyisme, des OSBL sont exclus. Selon le législateur, cette situation nourrit la perception qu'il y existe de bons et de mauvais lobbyistes.

Sierra Club, SOSS Disappointed as Corridor Granted Third Free License Extension in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Sierra Club Canada Foundation and the Save Our Seas and Shores (SOSS) Coalition are deeply disappointed that a third extension has been granted for Corridor Resources’ exploration lease in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by federal and provincial natural resources ministers. The junior oil company was obliged to pay $1 million dollars to extend its lease beyond Jan.

Mississauga moves to protect lands around Credit River

Author: 
Rachael Williams, The Mississauga News
Source: 
The Mississauga News
Date published: 
Sun, 12/13/2015

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 publicly owned lands along the Credit River as Urban River Valley (URV).  This could mean more than 800 acres along the Credit River, would be protected lands, ultimately contributing to a healthier natural environment.